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August 09, 2010
Faculty, staff and students have until August 12 to apply to serve a two-year term on the University Community Partnerships Council.
August 06, 2010
UC Vice President Patrick Lenz issued a statement on Aug. 4 about the latest budget proposal from state Assembly and Senate Democrats that keeps funding of higher education exactly the same as what Gov. Schwarzenegger is proposing. Read the entire statement on the UC website.
August 06, 2010
UCSF recently won the UC Ready Excellence in Mission Continuity Award for efforts to ensure that critical functions of the University can continue following a major disaster.
August 05, 2010
Surgery for localized prostate cancer offers a significantly higher survival rate than either external-beam radiation or hormonal therapies, according to a new study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 05, 2010
UCSF researchers are reporting the first success in very rapidly purifying one type of embryonic stem cell from a mix of many different types of embryonic stem cells in the culture dish. The technique, which avoids the need to genetically alter the cells to distinguish them, is a key advance, the researchers say, for obtaining the appropriate cells for repairing specific damaged tissues.
August 05, 2010
The UCSF contingent raised nearly $44,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco -- finishing once again among the top 10 fundraising teams in the annual event.
August 04, 2010
Hospital emergency departments need to be better adapted to the needs of terminally ill patients who are increasingly seeking palliative care in the emergency room, according to a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
August 04, 2010
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital will celebrate children and their families at the 15th annual Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
August 04, 2010
Community psychologist Susan Kegeles’ longtime contribution to AIDS prevention was recognized by a recent visit to the White House, where she witnessed President Obama unveiling the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
August 03, 2010
UCSF has challenged Stanford in a competition to register organ, eye and tissue donors that runs throughout the month of August.

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