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MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Hosts Annual Amputee Warriors Basketball Camp Feb. 25

Feb 23, 2017
The UCSF Amputee Comprehensive Training program will host its second annual, free Golden State Warriors basketball camp for amputees.

Common Virus Tied to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Women Under 50

Feb 22, 2017
A type of herpes virus that infects about half of the U.S. population has been associated with risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and heart disease in normal-weight women aged 20 to 49.

Science In Focus: New Mysteries in the Genome of Stentor

Feb 21, 2017
The genome of the single-celled organism Stentor, recently sequenced by researchers, may help lead to new insights about how to help our own cells and tissues recover from injury.

New Web App Helps UCSF Community Reduce Waste

Feb 17, 2017
As part of the UCSF effort to reach zero waste by 2020, Facilities Services has launched a new recycling and waste reduction app.

UCSF Finds Most Drinking Water Sources Meet EPA Standards for Lead

Feb 17, 2017
UCSF continues to sample cold drinking water for lead across its campus and medical center locations in a voluntary testing program that began last summer.

New Collaboration Launches to Advance Technology for Children’s Health

Feb 16, 2017
UCSF has joined with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute and UC Berkeley to form the Engineering for Children’s Health Initiative.

AB 2664 Supports Innovation, Entrepreneurship at UC

Feb 16, 2017
A $22 million investment via California State Assembly Bill 2664 is supporting innovation and entrepreneurship at UC San Francisco and across the University of California system.

MEDIA ADVISORY: SF Mayor, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, UCSF Gather for Ceremonial Signing to Advance City’s Health Mission

Feb 16, 2017
SF Mayor, the Department of Public Health and ZSFG gather to celebrate the City’s approval of an ordinance that enables the world-class UCSF research enterprise at ZSFG to continue.

UCSF’s CARE Program Honored by Citywide Gender Equality Initiative

Feb 15, 2017
UCSF’s support and advocacy program for survivors of interpersonal violence has been selected as a model practice by the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women.

Scalp Cooling Can Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Retain Hair

Feb 14, 2017
Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss

UCSF Remains Top Public University in Fundraising for 2016

Feb 14, 2017
UCSF for the second year straight has raised the most in private contributions of any public U.S. university, with $595.9 million.

Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing New UCSF Research Building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Feb 14, 2017
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined physicians, researchers and patients Monday for the signing of an ordinance that will allow UCSF to proceed with construction of a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Human Brain ‘Organoids’ Offer New Insight into Rare Developmental Disease

Feb 10, 2017
Research uses brain “organoids” — tiny 3D models of human organs that scientists grow in a dish to study disease — to identify root causes of MDS, a rare genetic disorder that causes fatal brain malformations.

UCSF’s Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Accepting Applications for the Spring 2017 Cycle

Feb 10, 2017
UCSF’s Resource Allocation Program, which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural funding opportunities, is now inviting applications for the Spring 2017 cycle.

UCSF Convenes Town Hall to Hear Concerns on Immigration Executive Order

Feb 9, 2017
While President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration faces legal challenges in the courts, UCSF is offering members of the University community support wherever it’s needed, officials said at a town hall meeting on Feb. 3.

UC Regents Approve Budget, Design for Block 33 Building at Mission Bay

Feb 9, 2017
UCSF’s new building at Mission Bay to house desktop research, administrative space, and a new Center for Vision Neurosciences with ophthalmology clinics and academic space recently received approval from the UC Regents.

Fujimori Delivers 2017 Byers Award Lecture on Tackling Antibiotic Resistance

Feb 9, 2017
The problem of antibiotic resistance and how research may help keep drugs effective was the topic of this year’s Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science, given by Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD, on Jan. 31.

15 UCSF Researchers Named to First Cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators

Feb 8, 2017
Fifteen UCSF faculty members have been named to the first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators.

In Decade Since Founding, UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations Has Innovated Research, Care

Feb 8, 2017
UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations is 10 years old, and over that time it has transformed understanding of how social vulnerabilities relate to health.

UCSF Wins 8 Regional CASE Awards for Writing, Advertising and Events

Feb 7, 2017
UCSF has won eight awards, including three Gold Awards, from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in an annual regional competition.

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