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2017 NIH Funding: A Look at the Top-Funded Researchers and Their Work

Mar 6, 2018
UCSF received more than $593.9 million in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2017 for research across multiple health-science arenas at the University.

San Francisco Partnership Launches New Mental Health Center

Mar 6, 2018
UCSF is supporting the creation of a new center that will add 54 conservatorship beds to San Francisco’s system of mental health care.

Charles Wilson, One of America’s Great Neurosurgical Pioneers, Dies at 88

Mar 5, 2018
Charles Wilson, MD, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and UCSF professor emeritus, who served as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery for nearly 30 years and founded the University’s Brain Tumor Research Center, has died. He was 88.

E-Cigarette Use Exposes Teens to Toxic Chemicals

Mar 5, 2018
Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes, even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine.

UCSF Health, Sonoma Valley Hospital Sign Affiliation Agreement

Mar 2, 2018
UCSF Health and Sonoma Valley Hospital have signed an affiliation agreement to create an integrated health care network that will serve the needs of Sonoma Valley residents

HIV Begins to Yield Secrets of How It Hides in Cells

Mar 1, 2018
UCSF scientists have uncovered new mechanisms by which HIV hides in infected cells, resting in a latent state that evades the body’s immune system and preventing antiviral drugs from flushing it out.

Genome Sequencing Uncovers Therapy for Rare Brain Tumor

Feb 28, 2018
New research led by David Solomon, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at UCSF, provides much-needed targeted treatment options for patients whose tumors cannot be surgically removed.

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