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Students at Match Day 2019

Students at Match Day 2019

On Match Day, Students Reflect on UCSF’s Culture of Innovation and Commitment to Advancing Research

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From Right: Denise Connor, MD and Loren Alving, MD. All Photos by Elisabeth Fall

From Right: Denise Connor, MD and Loren Alving, MD. All Photos by Elisabeth Fall

Highlights from UCSF's 2019 Education Showcase

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UCSF Fresno Campus

UCSF Fresno Campus

News from the Valley: UCSF Fresno Education Symposium

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2017 White Coat Ceremony

2017 White Coat Ceremony

New Research: Fostering an Inclusive Learning Environment at UCSF’s School of Medicine

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Newborn Elianna is held by her mother, Nichelle Obar, and father, Chris Constantino. Elianna was born in February at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay after receiving an in utero stem cell transplant to treat a lethal form of thalassemia. Photo by Barbara Ries

Newborn Elianna is held by her mother, Nichelle Obar, and father, Chris Constantino. Elianna was born in February at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay after receiving an in utero stem cell transplant to treat a lethal form of thalassemia. Photo by Barbara Ries

UCSF Welcomes First In Utero Stem Cell Transplant Baby

Research
For the study, the researchers created the Tobacco Status Project, a 90-day motivational program in which participants were assigned to secret (private) Facebook groups tailored to their readiness to quit smoking.

For the study, the researchers created the Tobacco Status Project, a 90-day motivational program in which participants were assigned to secret (private) Facebook groups tailored to their readiness to quit smoking.

Using Facebook to Help Young Adults Quit Smoking

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During pregnancy, cells from the mother and the fetus travel back and forth across the placenta.

During pregnancy, cells from the mother and the fetus travel back and forth across the placenta.

Fetal Immune System Rejects the Mother in Preterm Labor

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Young neurons (green) are shown in the human hippocampus at the ages of (from left) birth, 13 years old and 35 years old. Images by Arturo Alvarez-Buylla lab

Young neurons (green) are shown in the human hippocampus at the ages of (from left) birth, 13 years old and 35 years old. Images by Arturo Alvarez-Buylla lab

Birth of New Neurons in the Human Hippocampus Ends in Childhood

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The Health eHeart Study is using mobile technology, including the Apple Watch, to integrate health care into people’s everyday lives.

The Health eHeart Study is using mobile technology, including the Apple Watch, to integrate health care into people’s everyday lives.

Wearables Could Catch Heart Problems That Elude Your Doctor

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