Media invited to courses on 'The Promise of Modern Medicine'

By Vanessa deGier

WHAT: UCSF Mini Medical School courses for the public.  Media are invited to cover.
“BRINGING SCIENCE TO LIFE: THE PROMISE OF MODERN MEDICINE” - The state of modern medical research relating to such topics as cancer, addiction and stem cells. (Wednesdays 7-8:45 PM, except where indicated)

—May 3: Risky Business: Reporting on Research in the Lay Press—May 10: Embryonic Stem Cells and Their Potential for Treating Diabetes—May 17: Telomeres and Telomerase and Their Implications for Cancer and Aging—May 24: What Does a Drunken Fruit Fly Tell Us About Addiction?
—June 3: Elective (Saturday morning)
—June 7: Genomics and Infectious Diseases: Hunting the Cause of SARS, Malaria and Prostate Cancer

WHO: Courses are taught by some of the world’s foremost experts in human health and the life sciences who are UCSF faculty members.

WHERE: UCSF Medical Sciences Building
  513 Parnassus Avenue, UCSF Campus in San Francisco
CONTACT: To cover or arrange interviews, contact the UCSF News Office at (415) 476-2557.