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11 UCSF Research Specialties Rank in Top 10 in US News Global Universities Rankings for 2021

Now in their seventh year, the Best Global Universities rankings focus on schools’ academic research and reputation overall instead of specific undergraduate and graduate programs. These global rankings help the increasing number of students exploring international higher education options to more accurately compare institutions around the world.

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Female Chromosomes Offer Resilience to Alzheimer’s

UCSF scientists now have evidence from research that women with Alzheimer’s live longer than men with the disease because they have genetic protection from the ravages of the disease.

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Non-Invasive Nerve Stimulation Boosts Learning of Foreign Language Sounds

New research by neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh and UC San Francisco revealed that a simple, earbud-like device developed at UCSF that imperceptibly stimulates a key nerve leading to the brain could significantly improve the wearer’s ability to learn the sounds of a new language.

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