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UCSF Offers Summer Session of Mini Medical School for Public

June 23, 2010 The public is welcome to attend UCSF Mini Medical School’s summer program, which addresses several hot topics in stem cell research that foreshadow the future of modern medicine as well as advances in primary care.

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Showcases Research Progress

May 25, 2010 The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted an afternoon event on the Mission Bay campus on May 12 to showcase recent progress and current research directions in the fight against cancer.

Dean Hawgood Gives Preview of Stem Cell Building

May 24, 2010 The UCSF community can get a preview of the new stem cell building now under construction on the Parnassus campus by checking out a blog by Sam Hawgood, dean of the UCSF School of Medicine.

Stem Cell Researchers Get Advice on Clinical Trials from UCSF Chancellor

April 15, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently urged stem cell researchers to focus on the primary goal – making new treatments broadly available to benefit patients.

Promise of "Pluripotent" Stem Cells from Adult Tissue Is Questioned

March 08, 2010 Stem cells derived from adult tissues differ from embryonic stem cells, researchers find.

Egg Donors Should be Told of Possible Stem Cell Use, UCSF Group Says

February 19, 2010 A UCSF group recommends that egg and sperm donors for in-vitro fertilization be provided information on possible use of embryos in stem cell research.

Yamanaka to Receive 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology

February 02, 2010 Shinya Yamanaka, a scientist who reprogrammed adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells, has been chosen to receive the 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.