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“The deprecating remarks about women made you want to shrivel up and retreat a bit, but you had to keep on going," Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn recalls of her early days in science. "I just kept on doing the science, because I wanted to do the science."
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UC San Francisco 12h
“I’m interested in furthering the kinds of research that I do, because I want to hand that on to the next generation of scientists, as well as think about how I can help women thrive in any kind of science." Nobel winner Elizabeth Blackburn on what drives her.
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"The inflammation must come from an organ big enough that very minor inflammation can affect the whole body." - UCSF’s Mao-Qiang Man on why skin may be to blame for body-wide inflammation linked to chronic diseases in older adults.
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UC San Francisco Mar 18
“If you're a young woman thinking about [leadership] in medicine, you don’t have a lot of role models,” says UCSF neurologist & advocate Nerissa Ko. “Seeing people who look like you and who have a personality and style more like your own can go a long way.”
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Dr. Andre Campbell Mar 18
Great to have Michael Texada from he to help understand the importance of intervening in the cycle of violence in our community. Thanks for educating our students on this issue. , . Innovation in Surgery 110!
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UC San Francisco Mar 18
Where do musicians like find inspiration? "It's not just something that happens in clubs and jazz bars," says neuroscientist Charles Limb. "It's actually maybe the most fundamental form of what it means to be human."
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UC San Francisco Mar 18
UCSF is deeply concerned about the proposed federal budget cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and research funding. We’ll continue advocating to protect vital programs that serve our patients and support the health and advancement of our communities.
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UC San Francisco Mar 18
With more PhDs heading to the private sector, is developing internships, networking opportunities and other hands-on experiences to prepare candidates for life outside of academia.
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UC San Francisco Mar 18
for Dreamers. Join UCSF and the entire UC family in asking Congress to protect our US-raised immigrant students, alumni and community members.
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UC San Francisco Mar 17
“It just astounds me that there are so many amazing . The fact that I don’t know all of them reminds me that sometimes they’re not as visible as other members of the community.” -- Tejal Desai, UCSF Chair of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
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Margot Kushel Mar 15
Why are so many ppl homeless? Fed housing assistance about 1/3 of what it was 50 yrs ago; 1/4 households who qualify get housing assistance; national shortage of 7M affordable/available homes. That is why. Thanks
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UC San Francisco Mar 16
“[We need] a well-rounded idea of a disabled female character rather than [characters where] the disability is the main aspect,” says 19-year-old Delaney Van Riper, a writer & patient pioneer. “Many of us have struggles [unrelated to] our disability.”
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UC San Francisco Mar 15
Without the Dream & Promise Act, around 4,000 undocumented UC students could lose their ability to study, work and contribute to the country they call home. Together, we can urge Congress to pass this bill👇
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WiLS_UCSF Mar 15
In other women in science events here . Here is one of our sheroes, Carol Gross, pictured with the world-famous “Every Other Tuesday” women’s peer support group! Carol is this year’s recipient of the Faculty Research Lecture in Basic Science award! ❤️
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UC San Francisco Mar 15
The fight for a living wage is a fight to save lives. sees it firsthand at UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations. With higher incomes, patients have a better handle on managing , such as better eating and sleeping habits.
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UCSF Diversity Mar 15
Can we achieve ? Full house to work toward this.
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Michael Anderson MD MBA FAAP Mar 15
Babies born prematurely often face a lifetime of health complications. brings together researchers, parents, providers and community members in the name of prevention. Thank you for your ongoing support
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Marc Benioff Mar 14
1 out of 4 women experience interpersonal violence. For pregnant women, this violence has been shown to increase risk of delivering before 37 weeks. Early delivery is associated with increased risk of maltreatment for infants born prematurely.
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UC San Francisco Mar 15
“It should shock us as a nation that we have this problem. It’s almost too painful to realize,” UCSF’s laments about the aging population.
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India Hook-Barnard, PhD Mar 15
Looking forward to today’s townhall and continued progress on Gender Equity! Impressed and inspired by the care, hard work, and community building of these trainees.
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