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May 28, 2014
The University of California is changing the eligibility rules for retiree health benefits in response to employee concerns and to simplify administration of the benefits.
May 28, 2014
As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
May 27, 2014
UC President Janet Napolitano called on the University of California community to send their thoughts and prayers for the students who were killed and injured in a mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara.
May 27, 2014
Scientists and physicians at UCSF are leading a $26 million, multi-institutional research program to better understand and treat a range of common, debilitating psychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
Funded through President Obama's Brain Initiative, a UCSF-led team is embarking on a $26 million project to develop a revolutionary and long-lasting treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
UCSF's Peter Walter has received Asia’s highest scientific honor, the 2014 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, for his groundbreaking discovery of a cellular system that makes “life and death decisions” for the cell.
May 22, 2014
UCSF has launched a yearlong celebration to mark its 150th anniversary as a health-sciences innovator and pioneer, with a history of contributions ranging from the first mail-order pharmacy (by stagecoach) to Nobel-prize winning discoveries and the birth of biotechnology.
May 22, 2014
Researchers at UCSF, UC Berkeley and partner institutions are receiving $6 million to help address three neglected tropical diseases that place a huge health and economic burden on people in Central and South America: Chagas’ disease, dengue and onchocerciasis.
May 20, 2014
Patients undergoing imaging at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will be transported to the tranquility of Muir Woods, or take in the sights of San Francisco from a cable car or boat, thanks to images projected on the suites’ walls and ceiling.
May 19, 2014
As the next generation of health leaders embarks on their careers, we asked some of them one last question: What is the most surprising thing you learned at UCSF?

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