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Andrew Bindman MD
April 29, 2016

Andrew Bindman, MD, has been named director of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), which is charged with producing evidence to make health care safer, better, more accessible, more equitable and more affordable.

Doctor holding elderly person's hand
April 28, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics a $1.9 milion grant for training in aging and chronic disease.

World map showing malaria elimination
April 26, 2016

Global malaria elimination is possible in a generation, but only with renewed focus, new tools, and sufficient financial support, according to a paper published in The Lancet by the Global Health Group's (GHG) Malaria Elimination Initiative at UCSF Global Health Sciences.

test tubes
April 18, 2016

A new study of the effect of recalibration of a diagnostic tool provides a powerful example of how small changes in measurement methods can lead to large changes in diagnosis and treatment.

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