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October 24, 2013
Barbara Drew is leading research to solve the dangerous problem of alarm fatigue, in which clinicians turn down, turn off or tune out the alarms because they're exhausted by their frequency and false readings.
October 22, 2013
WHAT: Newly minted UCSF interns from EXCEL, the model welfare-to-work program run jointly by UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco, graduate this Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
October 22, 2013
New research by scientists at UC San Francisco shows that one of the brain’s fundamental self-protection mechanisms depends on coordinated, finely calibrated teamwork among neurons and non-neural cells.
October 22, 2013
Lennart Mucke, MD, who directs neurological research at the Gladstone Institutes, next week will receive the ARCS Foundation’s 2013 Pacesetter Award.
October 22, 2013
The National Institutes of Health is awarding $18.8 million, administered through UCSF, to support worldwide research on concussion and traumatic brain injury.
October 21, 2013
Three UCSF faculty members are among the 70 newly elected members of the Institute of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the health sciences.
October 18, 2013
The UCSF-affiliated Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center has issued a second round of grants 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.
October 17, 2013
Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.
October 17, 2013
In recent years, studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether calcium supplements used to prevent fractures increase the risk of heart attack.
October 16, 2013
A UCSF-led team of scientists has discovered that a gene mutation found in some bladder cancers is indicative of low-risk tumors that are unlikely to recur or progress after surgery.

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