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Five UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2015

Five UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2015

October 19, 2015

Five UC San Francisco faculty members are among the 70 new members elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly known as the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Watch the Highlights

UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Watch the Highlights

October 12, 2015

Each year, UCSF participates in the massive technology gathering by Salesforce, highlighting the latest innovations in health care and research.

Rare Childhood Leukemia Reveals Surprising Genetic Secrets

Rare Childhood Leukemia Reveals Surprising Genetic Secrets

October 12, 2015

A coalition of leukemia researchers led by scientists from UC San Francisco has discovered surprising genetic diversity in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML), a rare but aggressive childhood blood cancer.

Online Advertising Can Deliver Targeted Cancer Prevention Messages, UCSF Study Finds

Online Advertising Can Deliver Targeted Cancer Prevention Messages, UCSF Study Finds

October 8, 2015

Online advertising based on Google search terms is a potentially effective way to deliver targeted cancer prevention education, according to a study led by Eleni Linos, MD, DrPH, an assistant professor of dermatology at UC San Francisco.

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NIH Awards ‘High-Risk, High-Reward’ Grants to Seven UCSF Researchers

October 6, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded seven grants to UC San Francisco scientists to pursue innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research.

Five Things Women Should Know About Breast Cancer

Five Things Women Should Know About Breast Cancer

October 1, 2015

Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer among American women, except for skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. But emerging knowledge offers reason for optimism. Here are five things women should know about breast cancer, according to Dr. Laura Esserman.