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Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Facilities Manager Vows to Leave UCSF Greener Than She Found It

Facilities Manager Vows to Leave UCSF Greener Than She Found It

October 15, 2019

Long-time facilities manager Adele Dow retires at the end of the month with 18 years of service to UCSF, all served at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. A champion for the environment, Dow organized an Eco-Fair at the Center in 2006, and ...
UCSF Launches Artificial Intelligence Center to Advance Medical Imaging

UCSF Launches Artificial Intelligence Center to Advance Medical Imaging

October 11, 2019

UC San Francisco is launching a new center to accelerate the application of artificial intelligence (AI) technology to radiology, leveraging advanced computational techniques and industry collaborations to improve patient diagnoses and care. The Center for Intelligent Imaging, or ci2, will develop and apply AI to devise ...
E-Cigarettes, Tobacco and Cannabis Products Are Littering High Schools

E-Cigarettes, Tobacco and Cannabis Products Are Littering High Schools

October 10, 2019

High schools in the San Francisco Bay Area are being contaminated by plastics and toxic litter from e-cigarettes, cannabis products and combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes and cigarillos, a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco has found.  The study of a dozen ...
'One-Eyed Sheep' Talk Takes Top Prize at 2019 Postdoc Slam

'One-Eyed Sheep' Talk Takes Top Prize at 2019 Postdoc Slam

September 25, 2019

In the mountains of Idaho, decades ago, one-eyed sheep were being born. On Thursday evening, UC San Francisco postdoc Ishan Deshpande, PhD, explained how this strange phenomenon has opened a unique path toward better cancer treatments. “It turns out that the sheep were eating flowers ...
UCSF Launches Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research

UCSF Launches Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research

September 19, 2019

UC San Francisco announced Thursday it will establish the UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research, made possible by a $35 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff. The new initiative will bring together scientists and physicians who seek to push the boundaries of prostate ...
How a Powerful Genetic Test Matched An Infant's Cancer to a Life-Saving Therapy

How a Powerful Genetic Test Matched An Infant's Cancer to a Life-Saving Therapy

September 11, 2019

Lara Stuart and her husband, David Lodge, first noticed the peculiar rash on their son Quincy’s face when he was just shy of 4 months old. Trips to the pediatrician and a dermatologist didn’t offer up any concrete answers – and within weeks, Quincy’s abdomen ...