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Research Reveals How RNA Gums Up Cell Nucleus in Huntington’s, Other Neurodegenerative Disorders

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:02pm
UCSF researchers have drawn a link between genetic abnormalities in neurodegenerative diseases and the formation of RNA foci, work the scientists said may open avenues to the development of new drug treatments.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF PlaySafe Program Offers Free Cardiac Physicals for High School Athletes

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:02pm
The PlaySafe program in the UC San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is providing its free annual spring sports cardiac physicals on May 6.

First Clear-Cut Risk Genes for Tourette Disorder Revealed

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:02pm
Researchers made a significant advance, identifying the first “high-confidence” risk gene for Tourette disorder as well as three other probable risk genes.

3 UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2017

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:02pm
Three UCSF faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors accorded to American scientists.

UCSF Rallies Community to Raise $200K in AIDS Walk San Francisco

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 3:25pm
With more than 10 teams already formed, UCSF is looking to beat last year’s fundraising total by raising $200,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco.

New UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ President Brings Passion for Advocacy, Integration

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 3:25pm
Michael Anderson has became the first president of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. His role is a newly created position, with responsibility for UCSF Health’s children’s hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland, and the UCSF Benioff Children’s Physicians Foundation – in total, a $1 billion operation.

New Political Challenges Focus of 10th Annual Chancellor’s Diversity Forum

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 3:25pm
National political issues that impact the UCSF community were at the forefront during the 10th annual Chancellor’s Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion.