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E-Cigarette Use Exposes Teens to Toxic Chemicals

Mar 5, 2018
Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes, even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine.

UCSF Health, Sonoma Valley Hospital Sign Affiliation Agreement

Mar 3, 2018
UCSF Health and Sonoma Valley Hospital have signed an affiliation agreement to create an integrated health care network that will serve the needs of Sonoma Valley residents

HIV Begins to Yield Secrets of How It Hides in Cells

Mar 2, 2018
UCSF scientists have uncovered new mechanisms by which HIV hides in infected cells, resting in a latent state that evades the body’s immune system and preventing antiviral drugs from flushing it out.

Genome Sequencing Uncovers Therapy for Rare Brain Tumor

Feb 28, 2018
New research led by David Solomon, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at UCSF, provides much-needed targeted treatment options for patients whose tumors cannot be surgically removed.

USAID Awards Global Malaria Contract to UCSF's Malaria Elimination Initiative and Partners

Feb 28, 2018
The MEI is part of a group of partners that has been awarded a new contract by USAID to support the President’s Malaria Initiative’s Advancing the Progress of Malaria Service Delivery project in 28 countries.

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