Spring 2010

CME Courses

Title:   43rd Annual Advances and Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics
Date:   June 3–5, 2010  
Location:   Westin Market Street  
City:   San Francisco  

 

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Spring 2010 Table of Contents

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Childhood Obesity Interventions Must Begin Early
In a Perspective piece that appears in the April 22, 2010, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, two UCSF experts assert that optimizing First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" obesity prevention program requires targeting pregnant women, infants and toddlers.

Clinical Trial Recruits Children to Test Type 1 Diabetes Drug
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is one of 10 centers nationwide recruiting patients age 12 to 17 for a clinical trial aimed at resolving type 1 diabetes. The project is studying whether the drug Thymoglobulin can delay — or permanently stop — a malfunctioning immune system's attack on insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.

Farmer Inducted into Royal College of Surgeons
On January 20, 2010, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Surgeon in Chief Diana Farmer, M.D., was inducted as a fellow into the Royal College of Surgeons of England.