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December 21, 2007
UCSF leaders presented key initiatives, including the 10-point plan to promote diversity, academic diversity case studies, initiatives for staff diversity and the role of the UCSF director of academic diversity at a panel held recently in Cole Hall.
December 21, 2007
Thanks to great strides in pediatric oncology research, the rate of survivorship for children with cancer is rising. Fifty years ago, children with cancer rarely survived. Today, with various combinations of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, nearly 70 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are now living long term (at least five years from diagnosis).
December 20, 2007
A researcher who has been reshaping proven HIV prevention interventions to make them more accessible has joined UCSF's Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
December 19, 2007
Scientists from the Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis say UCSF is making significant research progress in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus.
December 19, 2007
At its annual meeting on November 13, 2007, the Board of Directors of the Northern California Institute for Research and Education (NCIRE) announced the departure of three members and the appointment of three members.
December 19, 2007
In the largest study to date evaluating the outcome of in-hospital care by various physician types, findings show that care by hospitalists resulted in shorter stays and lower costs to patients.
December 19, 2007
The melodious sound of a songbird may appear effortless, but his elocutions are actually the result of rigorous training undergone in youth and maintained throughout adulthood. His tune has virtually "crystallized" by maturity.
December 18, 2007
Stephen Gitelman, an accomplished pediatric diabetologist, has been named chair in pediatric diabetes and clinical research.
December 18, 2007
A memorial service for Stephen Mathes will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at 4 p.m. in Toland Hall at UCSF's Parnassus Heights campus.
December 17, 2007
Author Harriet Washington talked about why many black people are leery of seeking medical care during a recent lecture at UCSF.

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