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UCSF to Co-lead Rare Cancers Initiative

UCSF to Co-lead Rare Cancers Initiative

February 4, 2020

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has chosen the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation (FCF) to join a select group of organizations fighting rare diseases as part of its Rare As One Network. UCSF oncologist, John Gordan, MD, PhD, will co-lead the rare-cancers initiative in partnership with ...
UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

UCSF Health Opens New Clinics on Peninsula

January 28, 2020

UCSF Health has opened two new patient care centers in San Mateo and one in Redwood City this month to enable patients to receive UCSF primary, specialty and cancer care in convenient locations close to home. The UCSF San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, ...
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Radiation Oncologist Felix Y. Feng, MD, Strives for Balance Between Work and Family Life

January 25, 2020

UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

UCSF Experts to Share Latest at 2020 Precision Medicine World Conference

January 17, 2020

Leading UC San Francisco experts will take the stage next week at Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), where they will present their pioneering work spanning the spectrum from fundamental discovery to health care delivery and economics.   The 31 UCSF speakers are among the foremost leaders who ...
Researcher of the Month: Stephen Floor, PhD

Researcher of the Month: Stephen Floor, PhD

January 17, 2020

If cells are made of molecules that have no agency, how can they make decisions? Stephen Floor, PhD, assistant professor of cell and tissue biology in the School of Dentistry, is interested in the control of gene expression at the level of RNA. “For many genes, ...
‘Living Fossil’ May Upend Basic Tenet of Evolutionary Theory

‘Living Fossil’ May Upend Basic Tenet of Evolutionary Theory

January 16, 2020

The field of evolutionary biology has seen its share of spirited debates. But if there's one principle that virtually every expert in the field agrees on, it’s that natural selection occurs at the level of the genome.  But now, a UC San Francisco–led research team ...