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UCSF to Celebrate Release of First Lesbian Health Textbook

February 04, 2010 The Lesbian Health & Research Center will commemorate the release of the first-ever comprehensive lesbian health textbook during an afternoon symposium at UCSF on February 8.

UCSF Forum to Focus on Tobacco Research, Education

February 03, 2010 Douglas Bettcher, director of the World Health Organization’s Tobacco Free Initiative, will talk about reining in Big Tobacco during a symposium at UCSF on February 12.

UCSF Chancellor Cites Need for Faster Pipeline of Better, Cheaper Drugs for Cancer Patients

February 03, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann outlines a vision for faster development of better, cheaper drugs to fight cancer.

UCSF Resource Allocation Program Offers Intramural Spring Funding

February 02, 2010 The UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) is accepting applications for the spring 2010 funding cycle.

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.

UCSF Fresno Serves as Important Training Ground

February 01, 2010 UCSF Fresno — a valuable location for learning — is adding three new physician training programs this year.

Professor to Conduct Earthquake Preparedness Seminars

February 01, 2010 Matthew Springer, an associate professor of medicine at UCSF, is again conducting earthquake preparedness talks at several campus locations beginning today (February 1.)

UCSF Leaders Pay Tribute to Washington

January 29, 2010 UCSF leaders recently gave Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Eugene Washington a rousing send-off praising him for his integrity, enthusiasm and dedication to UCSF.

2009 Year in Review

January 28, 2010 UCSF experienced the highs and the lows of 2009, a year that marked the beginning of a leadership shift at the health sciences University.

Study Finds Higher Omega-3 Fatty Acid Levels Associated With Less Biological Aging in Cardiovascular Disease Patients

January 28, 2010 UCSF scientists have discovered that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids correspond to a lower rate of shortening of telomere length in patients with coronary artery disease.

University Leaders Discuss Vital Role of Mentors in Career Success

January 27, 2010 The chancellor and other panelists recently shared what they’ve learned from their experiences as both mentor and mentee.

UCSF Hires Sustainability Manager

January 26, 2010 Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.

UCSF Welcomes New Chief Business Officer

January 25, 2010 John Plotts, an executive with extensive experience in private industry and the University of California, today joins UCSF as senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration.

UCSF Community Joins Together in Relief Efforts for Haiti

January 22, 2010 With numerous personnel waiting to board planes to the earthquake zone, concerned students, faculty and staff are busy raising money and collecting medical supplies to assist the victims.

Optimistic About 2010, UCSF Chancellor Cites 2009 Successes

January 22, 2010 In a Jan. 19 letter to the UCSF community, Sue Desmond-Hellmann says she’s “inspired about our collective ability to innovate and contribute to delivering on our mission of advancing health worldwide.™