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Genotyping Project to Advance Genetics Research

UCSF and Kaiser Permanente have completed the first phase of a massive project — genotyping DNA from a cohort of 100,000 participants — that will provide scientists with a unique and powerful resource to help answer research questions about aging, health and disease.

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CTSI Director S. Claiborne Johnston talks with a colleague at UCSF

Accelerating Research into Real-life Solutions

UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, aimed at accelerating the pace of translating science into real-life solutions for patients, has received $112 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand its work over the next five years.

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NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, visits QB3

NIH Head Tours QB3 During Translational Science Push

As he promotes his proposal to transform the National Institutes of Health to focus more on translational medicine, Director Francis Collins tours one of UCSF’s world-class centers of innovation.

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Patient Care

UCSF Medical Center Named Top 10 Hospital for 11th Consecutive Year

July 19, 2011

UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation’s top 10 premier hospitals for the 11th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California, according to the 2011-2012 America’s Best Hospitals survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

Research

New Moms Who Express Milk by Hand Breastfeed Longer, UCSF Study Finds

July 19, 2011

New mothers who practice expressing their breast milk by hand during the first days following their child’s birth are more likely to still be nursing two months later than mothers who use an electric breast pump, according to findings from a new study led by researchers at UCSF.

Education

UCSF to Lead First Annual Bay Area Science Festival

July 14, 2011

UCSF is the lead partner in the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival that will bring together an unprecedented brain trust of the region’s scientific and educational partners to produce what is expected to be one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States.

Give to UCSF

Gifts to UCSF will accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and the pursuit of promising clinical applications to benefit patients; recruit world-class researchers; and provide resources to educate health professionals.

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Community Involvement

The UCSF team came out in full force on July 17 for the 25th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco, which raised more than $3 million for HIV/AIDS programs and services in the Bay Area.

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