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UCSF

(University of San Francisco)

UCSF Projects $28M In Research Fund Losses This Year From Sequester

UCSF is the largest public recipient of National Institutes of Health funding nationwide, but they project a loss of $28 million in funding this year due to the recent sequestration.

03/08/2013

Jefferson Award winner Laura Escobosa (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Travels The Globe So That Doctors Can Change Lives

For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.

02/20/2013

A doctor controls the progress of an MRI. (Philippe Merle MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Groundbreaking Brain Mapping Project Could Get Green Light From New Federal Funds

A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.

02/19/2013

Runners on a trail from the Marin Headlands (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Are You Running Toward Injury?

One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?

11/13/2012

San Francisco Police officers arrest two burglary suspects following a chase and crash inside a parking garage at Irving St. and Arguello Blvd., October 24, 2012. (CBS)

Fleeing SF Burglary Suspects Arrested, 1 Sought After Police Chase, Crash

Two suspects were arrested and one remained at large after a home burglary in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Heights neighborhood led to a pursuit and a crash Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said.

10/24/2012

A SFPD bomb squad robot approaches a suspicious package at the UCSF child care center at 610 Parnassus Ave., October 15, 2012. (CBS)

Suspicious Package At UCSF Prompts Evacuations, Street Closures

Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious package discovered near the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Monday morning was found to be harmless, a university spokeswoman said.

10/15/2012

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD (UCSF)

UCSF Scientist Shares Nobel Prize For Medicine For Stem Cell Research

Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become completely different kinds, potentially opening the door to growing customized tissues for treatments.

10/08/2012

Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics is taken out of the game by trainer Nick Paparesta (R) and manager Bob Melvin (2nd L) after McCarthy was hit in the head with a line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2012. Cliff Pennington #2 and Derek Norris #36 look on. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s McCarthy Alert After Brain Surgery, No Timetable For Return

Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was alert after undergoing surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive, team officials said Friday.

09/07/2012

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF’s Assessor Credits Tech And Biotech For Real Estate Rebound

San Francisco’s City Assessor Phil Ting is offering new economic data that shows the big impact of the tech and biotech industry on the real estate recovery.

08/24/2012

Computerized mammography.

Study Of Marin Women Links Breast Cancer And Vitamin D Receptor

Data collected from thousands of Marin County women, will be used to validate a new study that finds a possible link between high breast cancer rates and the Vitamin D receptor.

08/08/2012

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