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June 27, 2013
A UCSF-led team has discovered a sensory system in the foreleg of the male fruit fly that answers a central problem in evolution that is poorly understood: how animals of one species know not to mate with animals of other species.
June 26, 2013
Members of the LGBT community at UCSF are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in two key cases that affirm same-sex marriage and equal rights.
June 26, 2013
A UCSF-led team has created a set of guidelines for doctors and other clinicians to use for communicating uncertain prognoses to elderly patients and those battling terminal illness.
June 26, 2013
Larry Lariosa, MA, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has been named diversity program manager and LGBT specialist at UC San Francisco's Office of Diversity and Outreach.
June 26, 2013
UCSF employees who ride Bay Area Rapid Transit to and from work should make contingency plans in preparation for a possible strike by BART labor unions.
June 25, 2013
Two veteran UCSF doctors who have been battling the AIDS epidemic for decades retraced past efforts and described their ongoing quest for a cure for HIV in the Academic Senate’s Third Annual Faculty Research Lecture.
June 24, 2013
A UCSF-led research team has identified the likely genetic mechanism that causes some patients with multiple sclerosis to quickly progress to a debilitating stage of the disease while other patients progress much more slowly.
June 24, 2013
Construction is set to begin this summer on a dynamic public plaza space that will provide a rich and varied experience for thousands of people at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
June 24, 2013
Gene mutations that lead to major birth defects may also cause subtle disruptions in the brain that contribute to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, autism and bipolar disorder, according to new research by UCSF scientists.
June 23, 2013
Researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UCSF have been able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway linked to memories that cause alcohol cravings in rats.

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