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Google Searches Could Help Track Cancer Incidence, Mortality

Jul 8, 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

Jul 8, 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

Jul 8, 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

Jul 8, 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

Jul 7, 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

Jul 6, 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

Jul 6, 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.

Molecular Springs Produce a Fly’s Sense of Touch and Hearing

Jul 4, 2017
UCSF scientists have mapped in exquisite detail a protein complex called NOMPC, which acts as a mechanoreceptor in animals from fruit flies to fish and frogs.

A True Hometown Physician: UCSF Grad Returns to Serve His Central Valley Community

Jul 4, 2017
He may have just earned his medical degree, but newly minted UCSF graduate Walid Hamud-Ahmed has spent his lifetime cultivating the skills to serve as a doctor in his community.

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