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September 28, 2012
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by a novel virus scientists have never seen before, according to an international research consortium that included UCSF.
September 27, 2012
A patient who cites hypertension as a reason for a doctor’s visit is more than twice as likely to be prescribed a new medicine than a patient who doesn’t speak up, according to a recent study by researchers at UCSF and UCLA.
September 27, 2012
Top box office films last year showed more onscreen smoking than the prior year, reversing five years of steady progress in reducing tobacco imagery in movies, according to a new UCSF study.
September 27, 2012
Swimming enthusiasts including former Olympians, cancer survivors and former patients will take part in Swim Across America’s seventh annual San Francisco Bay Area Open Water Swim benefiting UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program.
September 26, 2012
A UCSF support program for first-generation college students launched in 2008 with a small, monthly discussion group and has evolved into the newly formed First Generation College Student Initiative, which will expand services and resources to this "invisible community."
September 26, 2012
Do you have UCSF Spirit? Capture it in a creative photo, submit it to UCSF’s Facebook page and be eligible to win an iPad2 and other cool prizes!
September 26, 2012
The days of carrying hefty, 1,500-page Gray’s Anatomy textbooks may be long gone, but not much more has changed over the decades in how medical students learn anatomy — until now.
September 26, 2012
The UCSF School of Medicine’s entering class, which represents 16 countries of birth, ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe, participated in the traditional White Coat Ceremony before family, friends and fellow classmates on Sept. 7.
September 26, 2012
UCSF welcomed 810 students entering health sciences programs this fall. Almost 54 percent are female. Here's a look at demographics and fun facts about the Class of 2016.
September 26, 2012
Since the earliest days of medicine, the complex study of human anatomy has been an integral part of health science training and research. For more than 60 years, the UCSF Willed Body Program has overseen the donation of bodies for medical education and research.

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