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Tackling Childbirth-Related Mortality in the World’s Poorest Place

Aug 14, 2017
A new program called Global Action to Improve Nursing and Midwifery (GAIN) aims to train Malawian nurses in leadership and clinical skills to help turn the tide on the world's highest rate of preterm births.

The Science of Sleep: A Q&A With Neurology Professor Ying-Hui Fu

Aug 14, 2017
Ying-Hui Fu, a UCSF professor of neurology and a pioneer in the study of sleep and genetics, explains the science behind strange sleep patterns and shares why shut-eye is more important than you think.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Stomper Welcomes Patients at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Aug 14, 2017
Stomper will be cheering on patients as they pick out and outfit a new snuggly friend, courtesy of Build-A-Bear.

UCSF Advances Mount Sutro Plan to Address Drought Damage, Restore Health of Reserve

Aug 14, 2017
UCSF has released its Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve Vegetation Management Plan, which assesses the potential environmental impacts of the University’s plan to improve the health and sustainability of the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve.

Amid Backdrop of Health Care Debate, UCSF Raises Funds at AIDS Walk San Francisco

Aug 14, 2017
As a national debate about health care continues, hundreds of staff, faculty, students and supporters of UCSF participated in AIDS Walk San Francisco to raise funds for research and care as well as to raise awareness of proposed legislation in Washington, D.C.

Google Searches Could Help Track Cancer Incidence, Mortality

Aug 14, 2017
Google search volume across the United States could help fill in the gaps on cancer incidence and mortality data, according to a new study by scientists at UCSF and the University of Pennsylvania.

UCSF Cancer Researcher Leads Team to Win First Ever AI Genomics Hackathon

Aug 14, 2017
A UCSF cancer researcher has led a team of data scientists and engineers to win a first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) Genomics Hackathon competition.

Feinstein Urges Safeguarding Medicaid on Visit to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Aug 14, 2017
Sen. Dianne Feinstein toured UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, highlighting the importance of safeguarding Medicaid for the health of children and families across the nation.

Sustainability Champions Recognized at Seventh Annual Sustainability Awards

Aug 14, 2017
UCSF faculty, students, and staff members were recognized for their efforts in supporting and advocating for sustainability measures at the seventh annual Sustainability Awards in the Rock Hall Auditorium on June 20.

Incidents of Smoking Increase Dramatically in Youth-Focused, PG-13 Films

Aug 14, 2017
Youth-rated films, which are designed and marketed as kid-friendly, continue to fill the movie screen with tobacco imagery.

Hundreds March with UCSF in 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade

Aug 14, 2017
With many wearing shirts to promote inclusiveness, participants from UCSF turned out in large numbers for the 47th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and March.

Brain’s Immune Cells May Drive Overeating and Weight Gain

Aug 14, 2017
Immune cells in the brain trigger overeating and weight gain in response to diets rich in fat, according to a new study in mice led by researchers from UCSF and the UW Medical Center.

UC Updates Guidance on Executive Order Restricting Travel, Entry into the U.S. from Six Countries

Aug 14, 2017
The University of California has issued updated guidance about the executive order restricting travel and entry into the United States by individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

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