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Survivors of Childhood Leukemia with Down Syndrome Have Unique Health Risks, Benefits

Dec 12, 2017
A study, challenges the belief that children with Down syndrome are significantly more susceptible to leukemia.

Diverse Drug-Resistant Cancer Cells Share a Hidden Weakness

Dec 12, 2017
UCSF researchers have discovered a gene vulnerability that could let oncologists wipe out drug-resistant cancers across many different cancer types.

UCSF To Host Second Annual Veterans Open House and Job Fair

Dec 12, 2017
UCSF will be hosting its second annual Veterans Open House and Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

UC Part of Joint Legal Motion to Halt Repeal of DACA Program

Dec 12, 2017
The University of California, along with other organizations and individuals who have sued the Trump administration over its rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, on Nov. 1 jointly asked a federal judge to keep the program operating while legal motions proceed.

Lindsey Criswell Named Vice Chancellor of Research

Dec 12, 2017
Lindsey A. Criswell, a longtime professor in the School of Medicine, has been named vice chancellor for research for UCSF.

Chancellor Announces $5B Campaign to Build for UCSF’s Future in 2017 State of the University

Dec 12, 2017
In his fourth annual State of the University address, Chancellor Sam Hawgood announced the launch of UCSF’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign in more than a decade, which leverages “the transformational power of our community.”

Public-Private Consortium Aims to Cut Preclinical Cancer Drug Discovery from Six Years to Just One

Dec 12, 2017
Scientists from two U.S. national laboratories, industry, and academia on Oct. 27 launched an unprecedented effort to transform the way cancer drugs are discovered.

David W. Mortara Donates $25 Million to UCSF School of Nursing

Dec 12, 2017
A renowned leader in electrocardiogram (ECG) technology and innovation, David W. Mortara, PhD, has donated $25 million to the UCSF School of Nursing to reduce “alarm fatigue” in nurses and other clinicians, and improve patient care and safety.

UCSF Launches Landmark $5B Fundraising Campaign to Solve the Most Complex Human Health Problems

Dec 12, 2017
UCSF has launched one of the largest fundraising efforts ever set by a U.S. university, a $5 billion campaign aimed at tackling the most complex biomedical questions of our day and working more broadly to improve the quality of people’s health over their lifetimes.

UCSF’s Cryo-Electron Microscopy Advancements Bring Atomic-Level Life into Clearer View

Dec 12, 2017
UCSF researchers are leading a resolution revolution by capturing the inner workings of the human body in exquisite images through recent advances in cryo-electron microscopy.

Burned Out Trainee Surgeons at High Risk for Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

Dec 12, 2017
Seven out of 10 trainee surgeons surveyed experienced burnout driven by emotional exhaustion, “depersonalization” and doubts about their effectiveness at work, impacting their own performance and potentially patients’ health.

Imported Candy at Top of Contaminated Food List in California

Dec 12, 2017
Following a state law mandating testing, the California Department of Public Health issued more alerts for lead in candy than for the other top three sources of food-borne contamination combined.

Researchers Launch Atlas of Developing Human Brain

Dec 8, 2017
UCSF have taken the first step towards a comprehensive atlas of gene expression in cells across the developing human brain.

UCSF to Share Startup Knowledge at 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Dec 7, 2017
Stephanie Marrus, director of the UCSF Entrepreneurship Center, is among 150 invited speakers at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Student Success Center Opens on Parnassus Campus

Dec 7, 2017
UCSF has opened the Student Success Center, a thoughtfully designed, 3,000-square-foot space, bringing together under one roof a wide range of key student services.

Most Nursing Home Residents Eligible for Palliative Care

Dec 7, 2017
Nearly 70 percent of nursing home residents are eligible for palliative care, but do not receive any corresponding support to provide relief from their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Christopher Hess Appointed As New Chair of Radiology

Dec 6, 2017
School of Medicine Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr. announced the appointment of Christopher Hess as the new chair of the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Improved Patient Services, Business Model with UCSF Dental Center Transformation

Dec 6, 2017
UCSF’s Dental Center is in the midst of a transformation. Now operating as a fully integrated dental clinical enterprise, the center is setting a new bar for patient care and service in the world of oral health care.

New Genetic Models of Autism Point to Cellular Roots of Disease

Dec 6, 2017
Researchers at UCSF have developed a new genetic model of autism, using neurons created in the lab from patients’ own skin cells.

UC Issues Statement on Federal Tax Proposals

Dec 6, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano, Student Regent Paul Monge and Student Regent-designate Devon Graves issued a statement about federal tax proposals moving through Congress.

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