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May 15, 2012
Preliminary conclusions of the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) tell a positive story about the UCSF School of Dentistry in its 131st year.
May 15, 2012
Malaria might be eliminated from countries it has plagued for centuries, according to malaria experts who gathered for the Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium on April 25 at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.
May 14, 2012
What is the connection, if any, between sudden cardiac death and people with HIV/AIDS? And can that knowledge help prolong their lives?
May 14, 2012
Since major depressive episodes can be prevented, the health care system should provide routine access to depression-prevention interventions, just as patients receive standard vaccines, UCSF researcher Ricardo F. Muñoz says.
May 11, 2012
Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, congratulated the graduates of the nation's top-ranked pharmacy school while faculty, friends and family members looked on at the 2012 commencement ceremony at Davies Symphony Hall on May 4.
May 11, 2012
Aditi Bhargava, PhD, associate professor in the UCSF School of Medicine, is using a technique known as RNA interference to develop a gene therapy system that sends specific commands to certain neurons, or nerve cells, telling them to turn off pain or stop inflammation.
May 11, 2012
After a lifetime of lower wages and time out of the labor market for caregiving, women typically receive less from Social Security than men, with millions of widows and women of color falling into poverty in old age.
May 10, 2012
Jocel R. Dumlao works with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF as a Technical Recruitment Specialist for the newly launched UCSF Participant Recruitment Service (PRS).
May 10, 2012
Harry W. Hind, a 1939 graduate of the UCSF School of Pharmacy who invented solutions that revolutionized contact lens use, as well as a topical patch to treat pain from shingles, died on April 12. He was 96.
May 10, 2012
UCSF has seen a significant improvement in the career and work satisfaction of UCSF faculty over the last decade, according to the findings of a recent faculty climate survey. 

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