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Premature baby gets temperature taken
March 20, 2017

UCSF researchers have developed a blood test that can predict a mother’s risk of spontaneous preterm birth (before 37 weeks of gestation), offering hope of delaying early delivery for millions of women and babies.

Robert A Hiatt, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF
March 14, 2017

Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, department chair and professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was the featured guest on "About Health," a call-in program on radio station KPFA.

The program focused on barriers to colon cancer screening among various populations and what can be done to overcome them. Hiatt also discussed SF CAN, a public health initiative to reduce cancer in San Francisco.

A podcast of the program is available. 

UCSF Professor Roly Gosling, Malaria Elimination Initiative lead
March 03, 2017

Two things brought Roly Gosling to his current work to eliminate malaria: a series of British children’s books he read as a boy and a conviction that he should put his vision and beliefs into practice.

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
March 02, 2017

Department Chair Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, and faculty members Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD and Atul Butte, MD, PhD, were among the presenters at the Precision Medicine World Conference.

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