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Family Who Lost Daughter Finds Solace in Giving

Endowed fund advances research on heart arrhythmias

Although Sandy and Jerry McEowen sometimes worried about their healthy, athletic and exuberant 22–year–old daughter, the existence of a heart arrhythmia which would lead to her death...

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UCSF Receives Second Major Gift from Dolbys for Stem Cell Building

Support has played key role in helping build stem cell program

Ray and Dagmar Dolby donated $20 million to UCSF in January to provide funding for a stem cell building on the Parnassus Campus. In honor of their generosity, the building...

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Foundation Awards $1 Million to UCSF Pediatric Institute

In finding a cure for brain tumors afflicting children, collaboration is key

It started with one little girl. Then it grew to motorcycles – first hundreds, then thousands of motorcycles. Dianne Traynor and everyone with the Pediatric...

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Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Nicholas Hellmann Make Historic Gift to Health Sciences Education

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, and her husband, Nicholas Hellmann, MD, recently made an extraordinary gift to the campus...

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UCSF Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery Program

Over the past decade, surgeons have utilized the da Vinci surgical robot (Intuitive, Sunnyvale, CA) for more precise, safer, minimally-invasive surgeries, particularly in the areas of urology, gynecology, and laproscopic abdominal surgery....

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UCSF Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery Program

Over the past decade, surgeons have utilized the da Vinci surgical robot (Intuitive, Sunnyvale, CA) for more precise, safer, minimally-invasive surgeries, particularly in the areas of urology, gynecology, and laproscopic abdominal surgery....

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New Master's Translates More than Medicine

Master's student Ramya Chitters learned about all steps necessary to bring a device for heart patients from concept to commercial...

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The V Foundation Supports Talented Young Cancer Scientists

Jim Valvano spent an entire career pushing college students to achieve their athletic potential. He coached basketball at Johns...

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Turning Tragedy into Better Treatment

Above, from left: Representing Life Technologies, manufacturer of the 5500 Series SOLiDTM DNA sequencer machine donated by the...

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Sharing Time, Talent, Treasure

Pancreatic cancer is perhaps one of the most merciless of cancers. It is usually diagnosed after metastasis and the treatment options...

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