University of California San Francisco

Fall 2012

Cover of UCSF Magazine: left corner reads “UCSF Magazine, Fall 2012”. Photo of a closeup shot of a human eye. Text next to photo reads: “By Our Own Devices: Inventions that are saving sight, breath – and lives”. Text below photo reads: “Beating Bone Cancer Odds; Alumni Leaders; Dementia: Cracking the Codes”

Our inaugural issue includes stories about a child with bone cancer who beats incredible odds, five inventions by UCSF scientists that are changing the face of medicine, a neurologist striving to defeat dementia, and four leading UCSF alumni who are making a difference in the lives of patients around the world.

About this Issue:

Vol. 1, No. 1
Editorial Team

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Partnering with Public Schools

How UCSF is supporting science teachers and redefining the chance of academic success for disadvantaged students.

A scientist helps a high school student with a microscope.

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