On the eve of AIDS 2012, the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, UCSF has launched the blog UCSF AIDS 2012, to cover the news as it unfolds in the days leading up to and during the meeting and to offer daily expert analysis and insight along the way.
July 19, 2012
July 18, 2012
The year 1982 was pivotal for Paul Volberding, MD. In the early days of the AIDS crisis, he was a talented research fellow who was getting ready to help launch San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center’s Ward 86, which would become the world’s first HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic. It opened its doors the following year.
July 18, 2012
UCSF will form a dedicated advisory board to help ensure that the University continues to excel as a health sciences innovator and deliver on its critically important public mission, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, told the UC Regents on July 18.
July 18, 2012
WHAT: UCSF, in partnership with the California State Assembly and San Francisco Board of Supervisors, will offer free children’s dental screenings as part of the Bayview Opera House Sunday Streets Family Health and Wellness Fair. UCSF School of Dentistry residents will perform the screenings and apply fluoride varnishes to prevent cavities.
July 17, 2012
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will feature expansive gardens and green space, providing patients and their families with a powerful respite that promotes healing in conjunction with UCSF’s world-class medical care.
July 16, 2012
UCSF researchers triggered cellular transformation — and caused tumors to form in mice — by activating just two genes, a discovery that suggests drugs that are able to target those genes may provide a way to treat the deadly cancer, known as cholangiocarcinoma.
July 15, 2012
Lennart Mucke, MD, a professor of neurology and the Joseph B. Martin Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at UCSF who directs neurological research at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes, has received the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for his exceptional contributions to Alzheimer’s disease research.
July 13, 2012
With the goal of meeting a need identified by UCSF researchers — improving ways to connect to available services and resources, and to the facilities and people providing them — UCSF’s Research Resource Program (RRP) has announced the launch of a new UCSF Cores Search.
July 12, 2012
Over the years, internationally renowned UCSF scientist Arthur Weiss has shepherded and shaped the careers of many scientists who still treasure his straightforward manner and generosity of spirit.
July 11, 2012
The UCSF-affiliated Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center has been selected to administer and manage a U.S. Army-funded research program intended to accelerate the discovery and development of new medications to treat alcohol and substance abuse in the context of post-traumatic stress and combat injury.