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Researchers Identify Key Factor in Transition from Moderate to Problem Drinking

A team of UC San Francisco researchers has found that a tiny segment of genetic material known as a microRNA plays a central role in the transition from moderate drinking to binge drinking and other alcohol use disorders.
17-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Genetic Variant Protects Some Latina Women from Breast Cancer

An international research collaboration led by UC San Francisco researchers has identified a genetic variant common in Latina women that protects against breast cancer.
17-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Sugared Soda Consumption, Cell Aging Associated in New Study

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers who found in a new study that drinking sugary drinks was associated with cell aging
15-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Precise Control Over Genes Results from Game-Changing Research

The application of a new, precise way to turn genes on and off within cells is likely to lead to a better understanding of diseases and possibly to new therapies, according to UC San Francisco scientists.
13-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Antiretroviral Therapy Benefits HIV-infected Stimulant Users

New clinical research from UC San Francisco shows that 341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on antiretroviral therapy that were comparable to those of...
10-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UCSF, UC Berkeley Scientists Join Forces in New Glenn Center for Aging Research

Researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley have teamed up to create an innovative, integrated center for research on neurodegenerative diseases. Supported by a $3 million grant from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, the new center aims...
8-Oct-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Five UCSF Researchers Win NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Grants

UC San Francisco researchers received five awards announced this week by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for high-risk, high-reward scientific research projects. Their work will focus on novel approaches for diagnosing and treating diseases...
7-Oct-2014 6:40 PM EDT

U.S. Aims for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial Success

An unprecedented, public-private partnership funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) is being launched to drive the development of better-run clinical trials and may lead to the first successful treatments for traumatic brain injury, a condition...
30-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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