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UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Spring 2014 Cycle

UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Spring 2014 Cycle

January 29, 2014

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings, is now inviting applications for the Spring 2014 cycle.

Biases in Animal Studies May Differ From Those In Clinical Trials, UCSF Study Finds

Biases in Animal Studies May Differ From Those In Clinical Trials, UCSF Study Finds

January 24, 2014

A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry.

ExRNA: Decoding Messages Between Cells

ExRNA: Decoding Messages Between Cells

January 9, 2014

RNA has long been known to perform yeoman's duty on the intracellular assembly line, following genetic instructions to help guide protein production.

New Mission Bay Family House to Expand Services for Patient Families

New Mission Bay Family House to Expand Services for Patient Families

January 6, 2014

For three decades, Family House has offered a supportive home base for families whose children are being treated for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Top Trends in Health Sciences for 2014

Top Trends in Health Sciences for 2014

December 18, 2013

What areas of research are heating up in 2014? How will patients access health care differently in the coming year?

Recurrent Brain Cancers Follow Distinctive Genetic Paths

Recurrent Brain Cancers Follow Distinctive Genetic Paths

December 17, 2013

Brain tumors known as low-grade gliomas can be treated with surgery, sometimes in combination with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy, with some patients living for decades after treatment.

Top Scientific Minds Gather for Breakthrough Prize Symposium

Top Scientific Minds Gather for Breakthrough Prize Symposium

December 17, 2013

Some of the top scientific minds converged at UC San Francisco last week as part of a two-day celebration of the 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

UCSF Wins Grant of More than $9 Million to Transform Treatment of Prostate Cancer

UCSF Wins Grant of More than $9 Million to Transform Treatment of Prostate Cancer

December 5, 2013

UC San Francisco has been awarded a major federal grant to "transform and revolutionize" the treatment of prostate cancer, the second most common form of cancer among American men.

Electronic Cigarettes: New Route to Smoking Addiction For Adolescents

Electronic Cigarettes: New Route to Smoking Addiction For Adolescents

November 25, 2013

E-cigarettes have been widely promoted as a way for people to quit smoking conventional cigarettes.

UCSF Scientist Wins $89M Grant to Study Anal Cancer In HIV-Infected People

UCSF Scientist Wins $89M Grant to Study Anal Cancer In HIV-Infected People

November 21, 2013

A UC San Francisco investigator has won an eight-year grant from the National Cancer Institute for a major investigation into anal cancer, a debilitating and sometimes fatal disease largely concentrated among people with HIV.