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Angel investor Ron Conway gifts $40 million to UCSF

Angel tech investor Ron Conway and his family have gifted $40 million…

Courtesy Sarah BonesUC San Francisco clinician Dr. Dan Kelly has traveled from The City to Sierra Leone about six times since the summer as he helps in the battle against Ebola.

UCSF doctor helps fight recent surge of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone

For many in San Francisco, Thanksgiving weekend was a time to catch…

Courtesy Sarah BonesUC San Francisco clinician Dr. Dan Kelly has traveled from The City to Sierra Leone about six times since the summer as he helps in the battle against Ebola.
Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.

UCSF researchers developing potential test to detect Ebola faster

For years, UC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu has focused on…

Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.
Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerDr. Ian Crozier was the third American treated at Emory University Hospital after  contracting Ebola. “I’m the sickest [American] Ebola survivor so far

American Ebola survivor recounts illness in SF

Until this week, Dr. Ian Crozier, an infectious disease specialist and Ebola…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerDr. Ian Crozier was the third American treated at Emory University Hospital after  contracting Ebola. “I’m the sickest [American] Ebola survivor so far
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UCSF clinician returning from Sierra Leone hopeful Ebola will be eradicated

Dr. Dan Kelly, the UC San Francisco clinician who has traveled to…

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Dr. Phuoc Le of UC San Francisco is one of five UCSF doctors who will travel to West Africa to provide health care to countries ravaged by the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

Another UCSF doctor heads to West Africa to help fight Ebola

Deep in eastern Liberia's Grand Gedeh County are a collection of "last-mile…

Dr. Phuoc Le of UC San Francisco is one of five UCSF doctors who will travel to West Africa to provide health care to countries ravaged by the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
AP photoIn 2009

Study: Tobacco use toll drops in California, but smoking still more deadly than AIDS

Smoking is more fatal and its associated health care costs are likely…

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JUAN PARDO/S.F. EXAMINER file photoAdvocates and families gathered at City Hall in May 2014 to ask for more housing and help with homelessness prevention.

Researchers surprised by high rates of violence against homeless women in SF

While most women in San Francisco who are homeless or don’t have…

JUAN PARDO/S.F. EXAMINER file photoAdvocates and families gathered at City Hall in May 2014 to ask for more housing and help with homelessness prevention.
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UC president selects next chancellor of UCSF

University of California president Janet Napolitano announced today her choice for the…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoThe Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement with UC San Francisco that will cut $7 million from the school's in-lieu fees when paid upfront on a property across the street from the proposed Warriors site in Mission Bay

Supervisors raise concerns on fees associated with UCSF Mission Bay development

Salesforce.com's decision to sell a parcel of land in Mission Bay to…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoThe Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement with UC San Francisco that will cut $7 million from the school's in-lieu fees when paid upfront on a property across the street from the proposed Warriors site in Mission Bay
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWith Dogpatch and Mission Bay growing quickly

Waiting for a streetcar named common sense

There's a streetcar named desire along San Francisco's waterfront. Residents and businesses…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWith Dogpatch and Mission Bay growing quickly

SF tech mogul Marc Benioff donates $100 million to children’s hospitals

Patients and staff at UC San Francisco children’s hospitals in Oakland and…

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UCSF to study marijuana-based drug for children

Children as young as a year old are receiving a marijuana-derived drug…

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Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit

Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind…

UC San Francisco workers to strike

A strike by some workers at UC San Francisco, one of The…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Serious fire threat on Mount Sutro prompts brush clearing work

A growing fire danger on Mount Sutro has left hundreds of students…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

UCSF launching mobile HIV testing van

Getting tested for HIV is becoming easier and easier. In anticipation of…

S.F. researchers hope to improve stroke disparity in black population

Black people are twice as likely as white people to be stroke…

Sutro finally getting due at City Hall

Adolph Sutro served just less than two years as mayor of San…