The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) encourages the use of this site, www.ucsf.edu, and other UCSF sites, regardless of domain address, as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the University's mission of advancing health worldwide. These sites are owned by The Regents of the University of California and operated by UCSF. Site content is subject to change without notice. While most sites are publicly accessible, certain services and information offered on-line may be restricted to specific users or segments of the UCSF population.
Consistent with University policies and regulations, UCSF upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students, and staff. The UCSF web space contains official pages in support of the core mission of the University or related administrative business. It also contains websites generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of UCSF or The Regents.
The University does not actively monitor or control all web content. However, when the University receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. Contact: [email protected].
By using this website, you also understand and agree that nothing accessed on this site constitutes professional medical advice. UCSF disclaims any representation or warranty, express or implied, concerning the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this site.
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UCSF works in a distributed information technology environment; therefore, policies and procedures for other websites may vary. If there are questions, visitors should contact the specific department, unit, or organization that maintains the site.
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Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the University must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that a UCSF website is infringing its copyright. View the current contact information for the UCSF DMCA agent.
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UCSF and The Regents of the University of California, unless noted otherwise. No material from any official UCSF website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission from UCSF, except one copy of the materials may be downloaded on any single computer for one’s personal, non-commercial home use only, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept in tact. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of UCSF's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.
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