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Breast Cancer Lab Discoveries Quickly Lead to New Clinical Trial

March 03, 2010 New UCSF clinical trial tests intermittent high-dosage treatment for HER2-positive breast cancers.

Four Professors to Receive Distinguished Teaching, Mentoring Awards

March 02, 2010 Four professors will receive this year’s distinction in teaching and mentoring awards at a ceremony at UCSF on April 14.

UCSF Experts Help Shape 10-Year Plan to Prepare for Demand in Dementia Care

March 01, 2010 A panel of experts appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom recently presented an action plan as the approaching “age wave may bring a potential crisis in Alzheimer’s and dementia care” to San Francisco.

UC Leaders Denounce Racism, Incivility

March 01, 2010 Leaders of the University of California, including UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, are condemning the acts of racism, intolerance and incivility after a few incidents at some UC campuses. Read their statement on the UC website.

Chancellor Provides Update on Administrative, Operational Project

March 01, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann today updated the University community on the progress of the administrative and operating efficiencies work group.

Greenspan to Receive American Association for Dental Research Scientist Award

February 26, 2010 John Greenspan, whose dental and oral health research has led to major contributions to HIV research and care, is the recipient of the 2010 American Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award.

Senator Specter Urges UCSF Community to Exert Political Power

February 25, 2010 Senator Arlen Specter visited UCSF last week talking about health care reform -- the topic of today’s nationally televised summit in Washington DC.

UCSF Primary Care Group Opens at Mount Zion, Accepts Patients

February 25, 2010 Two doctors are now accepting patients at a new primary care group practice at UCSF’s Mount Zion campus.

New Cancer Fighting Strategy Emerges from Antibody Signaling Discovery

February 24, 2010 A new discovery about cancer and the immune system points to previously unrecognized targets for drug development to battle solid tumors.

Chancellor Names Bluestone as Executive Vice Chancellor, Provost, Pending Approval by Regents

February 24, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today named Jeffrey Bluestone as executive vice chancellor and provost, pending approval by the UC Regents.

UC Answers Questions About Restart of Pension Contributions

February 24, 2010 Gary Schlimgen, director of pension and retirement programs at the University of California Office of the President, answers questions about the restart of contributions to the UC Retirement Plan. Read more on the UC website.

American Association of Anatomists Elects Topp as Fellow

February 23, 2010 Kimbery Topp, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, has been named a fellow of the American Association of Anatomists.

UCSF Launches Family-Oriented Web Portal, Conducts Survey

February 22, 2010 UCSF has launched a family-friendly web portal and is conducting a survey on family needs with the goal of increasing the availability and access of family programs, services and events.

UCSF Seeks Nominees for Chancellor's GLBT Leadership Award

February 22, 2010 Nominations for the Chancellor’s Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Transgender (GLBT) Leadership are due by 5 p.m. on March 31.

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.