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2018 Chancellor Diversity Awards Recognize Work to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 2:20pm
Ten awardees were recognized for their work during celebration that was a part of Diversity and Inclusion Month at UCSF.

Chancellor Highlights UCSF’s Commitment to the Community in 2018 State of the University

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 2:25pm
In his fifth annual address, Chancellor Hawgood focused on the deep connections the University has to the Bay Area and its people.

UCSF Immunology, Neuroscience Research Highly Ranked Among US News’ Best Global Universities

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 8:39pm
Seven UCSF research subject areas were ranked in the top 10 globally by US News & World Report.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Chancellor to Give Annual ‘State of the University’ Address

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 8:39pm
Annual State of the University Address by Chancellor Sam Hawgood.

User-Friendly Tools Help Older Adults Guide Future Medical Care

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 2:23pm
A user-friendly website on advance care planning, as well as easy-to-read advance directives, can be highly effective in empowering older adults to plan for their future medical care.

Cancer Researchers ID ‘Achilles Heel’ of Drug-Resistant Tumors

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 8:21am
UCSF scientists have figured out why some lung cancers become drug-resistant after initially responding to targeted therapies.

California and New Jersey Family Leave Policies Improve Breastfeeding Rates for Some Women

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 8:21am
Partially paid family leave policies in California and New Jersey helped increase breastfeeding in those states, but rates increased most among higher-income women.

3D-Printed Bones are Helping Doctors Prepare for Surgeries

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 5:37pm
Technology is giving UCSF doctors new tools to customize care for patients, and the health care practitioners of the future are learning how to implement the technology through a new course.

The First Genome Surgeons: Scientists Are Preparing to Bring DNA-Editing Tools to the Clinic

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 2:34pm
The ascendancy of CRISPR systems raises a grand hope: If these tools can illuminate the causes of disease in the laboratory, why not bring them into the clinic to treat patients?

Classroom Friendships May Offset Effects of Punitive Parents

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:31am
Angry, threatening and highly critical parenting is more likely to result in children with defiant, noncompliant and revengeful behavior that spills over to adulthood and impacts relationships with all authority figures. 

Dementia Study First in a Series on Health Needs and Challenges of LGBTQ Seniors

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 5:44pm
Nearly 25 percent of the LGBT adults aged 50 and older in a new study had subjective cognitive decline, a potential indicator of a future Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

New Method Of Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain For Some Cancer Survivors

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 2:31pm
A UCSF surgeon is among a handful nationwide who are pioneering and studying the outcomes of a new approach to breast reconstruction.

Heated Tobacco Product Claims by Tobacco Industry Scrutinized by UCSF Researchers, Others in Independent Data Review

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 2:31pm
Claims by the tobacco industry that heated tobacco products (HTPs) are safer than conventional cigarettes are not supported by the industry’s own data and are likely to be misunderstood by consumers.

Emotional Abuse May Be Linked with Menopause Misery

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:21pm
UC San Francisco has identified another factor that may add to menopause torment: an emotionally abusive partner or spouse.

UCSF to Host Third Annual Veterans Open House and Job Fair

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:21pm
To allow veterans and military service members to get to know the UC San Francisco community and consider UCSF as an employer of choice, the University will host its third annual Veterans Open House and Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 8.

New Drug Could Sustain Oxygen-Starved Hearts

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 2:28pm
In new studies conducted at UCSF, a novel oxygen-delivery therapeutic restored the function of oxygen-starved heart tissue in an animal model of global hypoxia.

Researchers to Study Drivers of Asthma in Puerto Rico

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:27am
UC San Francisco, National Jewish Health and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in Puerto Rico have been awarded nearly $10 million to address the root causes of asthma in children in Puerto Rico.

Gene Plays Critical Role in Noise-Induced Deafness

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:27am
UCSF researchers discovered a gene that plays an essential role in noise-induced deafness.

New ‘SLICE’ Tool Can Massively Expand Immune System’s Cancer-Fighting Repertoire

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 2:20pm
UCSF researchers have devised a CRISPR-based system called SLICE, which will allow scientists to rapidly assess the function of each and every gene in “primary” immune cells.

UCSF-led Consortium to Receive $3.45 Million from NFL to Study Traumatic Brain Injury

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:18am
The NFL has awarded more than $3.45 million to a UCSF-led research consortium tasked with identifying the causes, risk factors, biomarkers and prognoses for patients with TBI.

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