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May 08, 2013
UCSF recently convened experts to discuss cell therapies, which have already saved children and adults from leukemia in clinical trials after other drugs failed them.
May 08, 2013
Two UCSF scientists — brain researcher Michael Brainard, PhD, and cell biologist Dyche Mullins, PhD — have been selected to be Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.
May 08, 2013
A new genomic test can help predict whether men are more likely to harbor an aggressive form of prostate cancer, according to a new UCSF study.
May 08, 2013
A new application of an existing medical imaging technology could help predict long-term damage in patients with traumatic brain injury, according to a recent UCSF study.
May 07, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann sees a future in which health care consumers drive treatments and innovation, sharing that vision in a recent TEDMED talk.
May 07, 2013
A key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice, UCSF researchers have found.
May 07, 2013
Epilepsy that does not respond to drugs can be halted in adult mice by transplanting a specific type of cell into the brain, UCSF researchers have discovered, raising hope that a similar treatment might work in severe forms of human epilepsy.
May 07, 2013
Great Managers must balance a complex array of needs and priorities, people and processes, program goals and financial constraints. It takes a unique blend of talents to do this well. And Georgina Lopez is a natural.
May 06, 2013
Top leaders in government, science, technology, business and academia came together at OME 2013 to not just discuss precision medicine, but develop strategies for making it a reality within the next decade.
May 03, 2013
The University of California is leveraging its expertise to enhance patient care at UC medical centers systemwide, awarding a $1 million grant to expand specialized care for seriously ill patients.

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