Dear Timmy: San Francisco magazine, Sept. 4, 2015

Dear Timmy An open letter to Tim Lincecum on the occasion of his probable Giants farewell. By Dan Fost | September 4, 2015 It’s painful to think of this as a farewell letter,...

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UCSF Researchers Win Awards to Bring Treatments Out of Lab: UCSF, Feb. 16, 2016

UCSF Researchers Win Awards to Bring Treatments Out of Lab By Dan Fost Promising early stage research highlighted at Catalyst Awards Fall 2015 cycle final report out event. It’s the sort of event that has become commonplace in Silicon Valley: Speaker …

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Scientists in Clinical Departments Foster Collaborations: UCSF, December 16, 2014

I wrote three stories for the UCSF School of Medicine home page in December about how clinical departments are increasingly hiring scientists who conduct basic research, and this collaboration is leading to greater discoveries. This story is the mainbar, looking …

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Mark Ansel Takes Helm at BMS: UCSF, December 16, 2014

I wrote three stories for the UCSF School of Medicine home page in December about how clinical departments are increasingly hiring scientists who conduct basic research, and this collaboration is leading to greater discoveries. This story is a profile of …

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Basic Scientists & Clinicians Find Shared Interests As Partners: UCSF, December 16, 2014

I wrote three stories for the UCSF School of Medicine home page in December about how clinical departments are increasingly hiring scientists who conduct basic research, and this collaboration is leading to greater discoveries. This story is a sidebar about …

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“San Francisco: The Leading Center of Health, Healing and Hope”: Hospital Council of Northern and Central California

SAN FRANCISCO: THE LEADING CENTER OF HEALTH, HEALING AND HOPE I wrote this report for the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California in the fall of 2014 and it was presented at the Silver Spur Luncheon on Nov. 18, …

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The Mechanisms of Pain: UCSF, Feb. 29, 2012

The Mechanisms of Pain Pain sensations take many forms, from the sting of a bee to the throb of an injury, from the ache of arthritis to the corrosive effects of a tumor. Scientists have studied pain for decades, yet …

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The Search for the Big Picture: UCSF, May 2011

The science of biology is undergoing a historic transformation, from one based on observation to one based on creation, and UCSF is in the forefront of driving that change. The move to a New Biology promises to accelerate an era …

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