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UC San Francisco is the leading university exclusively focused on health.
UC San Francisco is the leading university exclusively focused on health.

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UCSF responds to Ebola: http://bit.ly/1vBz4qz
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Check out UCSF's new Mission Hall! Story and slideshow: http://bit.ly/1rwzxdm
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"Feels like walking to the end of the world."

[Instagram photo of Mission Bay by @eunicekim]

ICYMI, this week in UCSF News:
$100 Million Benioff Gift-http://bit.ly/PYLpUp
UCSF Celebrates 150 Years-http://bit.ly/Qb3VJu
New Brain Experiment SFGate.com-http://bit.ly/1hruZ1U
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BIG NEWS: We are thrilled to announce today a second gift of $100 million from Lynne and Marc Benioff to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and its affiliate, Children's Hospital Oakland. 

Such an amazing donation will significantly strengthen children's health care across the Bay Area and beyond. Together, the hospitals will now be named UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.

Story and Video: http://bit.ly/PYLpUp

#health   #childrenshealth   #hcsm  
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Until recently, it was impossible to study brain activity without immobilizing the person inside a big, noisy machine or tethering him or her to computers. At the Neuroscape lab, subjects can move freely to simulate real-world conditions.
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Farewell, Chancellor! Today marks Susan Desmond-Hellmann's last day in office. We wish her the best of luck in her new role as CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation! Her parting words, on KQED: http://video.kqed.org/video/2365210881/ (jump to 13:17)
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UC San Francisco has tapped Nevan Krogan, PhD, to lead the UCSF site of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3), known as QB3-UCSF.
http://bit.ly/13w2e9A
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Op-Ed by UC Health System Leader Addresses AFSCME Contract Stalemate

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Anemia, or low levels of red blood cells, may increase the risk of dementia, according to a new UC San Francisco-led study.

“Anemia is common in the elderly and occurs in up to 23 percent of adults ages 65 and older,” said senior author Kristine Yaffe, MD, a UCSF professor of psychiatry, neurology and epidemiology based at the San Francisco Veterans Affair Medical Center. “The condition has also been linked in studies to an increased risk of early death.”

http://bit.ly/15hs1YE
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UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation's premier hospitals for the 12th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California, according to the 2013-2014 America's Best Hospitals survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

Story: http://bit.ly/1bm3vYV
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