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UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Wins Elite Recognition
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UCSF students gather outside the library on Parnassus Heights campus to demonstrate against a Department of Homeland Security proposal that could threaten the path to citizenship for legal immigrants who access certain public benefits. The proposed rule would expand the definition of “public charge.”
Learn more about the issue and read Chancellor Sam Hawgood’s letter opposing the proposal »
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Machine Learning Helps to Hunt Down the Cause of a Paralysing Illness
, MD, PhD, is using gene sequencing and machine learning to hunt down an elusive virus blamed for an outbreak of a mysterious illness that is paralyzing children.
Scientist Races to Find a Cure for ALS While Battling the Disease Himself
Good Morning America
, MD, PhD, spent two decades studying neurodegenerative diseases before finding out he had ALS. Despite losing the ability to speak, he continues to lead cutting-edge research on the disease.
: Resolve to make 2019 stress-free by joining the UC-sponsored study and initiative aimed at reducing stress in employees. Participation is all online. Receive a one-year subscription to the digital mindfulness app Headspace.
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Dec. 12 | Mission Bay
Severe Wildfires: A Climate Health Emergency Panel Discussion
Dec. 12 | Parnassus
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Dec. 13 | Parnassus
UCSF Staff Appreciation Holiday Breakfast
Dec. 13 | Mission Bay
CPR & AED Certification Class
Dec. 17 | UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Last Chancellor’s Concert of 2018
Dec. 20 | Parnassus
UCSF Sports Basement Shopping Spree:
Eat, drink, and be merry while saving a bundle. If you’re a “basementeer,” you could win a prize.
Join us on Dec. 12