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Friday, April 29, 2005

UCSF Mini-Medical School Classes 2005 
  • May 18: “The Healthy Heart: How Do We Get It, How Do We Keep It?” by Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSC, FACC, Professor of Medicine; and Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Services
  • May 25: “Frontiers of the Brain and Nervous System,” by Stephen L. Hauser, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology
  • June 1:“My Life is Killing Me: Stress Effects on Mood, Metabolism and Body Fat,” by Elissa Epel, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • June 15: “Hormones as Regulators, and a New Approach to Obesity,” by John Baxter, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director, Metabolic Research Unit
  • June 22: “New Horizons on the War on Cancer: Theory to Therapy,” by Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, David A. Wood Endowed Chair of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research, Microbiology and Immunology; and Director, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute
  • June 29: “Stem Cells: Exploring Human Development and New Strategies in Medicine,” by Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD, Director, UCSF Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program; and Professor, Department of Neurology .

All lectures take place on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus Ave. Participants will have the option of signing up for electives that feature visits to UCSF Medical Center units, campus research labs and computer labs.

Tuition for the course is $75. Parking in the UCSF campus garage is $3 per evening. The series has sold out in previous years, so early registration is encouraged.

For more information, call the UCSF Public Affairs office at (415) 476-2557 or email [email protected].




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