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Family Funds Exploration of the Unknown

An aneurysm – the dilation of a blood vessel caused by a weakening in the vessel wall – can strike anyone at any time. To date, no methods exist for predicting who will develop an aneurysm nor can they be prevented. Similarly, aneurysms may...

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$250K Tilden Gift Funds Pediatric Dental Care Center

Try to reach Douglas Tilden and you never know from where he'll be answering. He could be working on community centers with Children International in India. He could be sending you a message while doing fieldwork for CARE, an organization...

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Hard Work Breeds Altruistic Dentist When

Growing up with 12 brothers and sisters, Stephen Abbott, DDS '82, learned a few lessons early on. One was that he didn't want to be a...

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A Class Act

At his 50th reunion, William Dworsky, MD '58, was floored when a few students approached him and thanked him for his recent donation...

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Leaving a Legacy

Judy Gordon says her husband Ron, DDS '76, died before he could complete his mission in dentistry. That's what inspired her to name...

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Change for the Good

When World War II interrupted his undergraduate studies, Saburo Nagumo, MD '53, trained troops as part of his draft duties, all the...

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Generations of Education

Born in 1913 to third- and eighth-grade-educated parents, William (Bill) Rainey Sr. first set foot on a college campus as a janitor...

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New Support for the Next Generation

Barbara Resnik, RN, MPH, is already known for significant contributions to her field.

In the mid-1960s she represented...

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Love for Research Inspires Trio of Awards

Despite having graduated nearly 50 years ago, Gary Rifkind still remembers his senior research project at UCSF like it was yesterday...

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Unrestricted Generosity

When Walter C. Harrison, DDS '28, was a dental student, Novocain had been introduced just 20 years prior, the synthetic...

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