Red and White Meats are Equally Bad for Cholesterol

Oakland, California (June 4, 2019) - Dr. Ronald Krauss, Senior Scientist & Director of Atherosclerosis at CHORI and UCSF Professor of Medicine, led this study on the effects of red and white meat as well as nonmeat protein sources on cholesterol. The study results were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition today and show that both red and white meat consumption negatively affects cholesterol levels.

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Dr. Marsha Treadwell Confirmed as the Newest Jordan Family Center Endowed Chair

Oakland, California (January 2019) - Dr. Marsha Treadwell was named the CHORI Endowed Chair of the Jordan Family Center for Blood & Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies Research.
Dr. Treadwell is recognized for her significant accomplishments in sickle cell disease and the role of clinical support, health services access, and communities. The Jordan Family Center, supported by the Jordan Family Fund, focuses on transplantation and stem cell biology, expanding the scope of research and fostering collaboration with the transplantation program at the Oakland hospital.

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Congressional Staff Site Visit to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Oakland, California (October 16, 2018) - Three congressional staffers from  the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies toured the Hospital and Research Institute. Dr. Marsha Treadwell led the visit at the hospital with an overview of the clinical research in the Sickle Cell Disease Center that has contributed to improved longevity and quality of life for patients. The staffers also visited Dr. Marisa Medina's lab at CHORI which is focused on cardiovascular disease precision medicine. The congressional visitors learned how sustained, predictable and robust increases to NIH funding are critical to continued advances in research.
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Cedric Shackleton Receives Distinquished Contribution Award in Mass Spectrometry

Salzburg, Austria (September 2018) - Cedric Shackleton, PhD, Senior Scientist at CHORI was awarded the Distinquished Contribution Award by The Association for Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Lab (MSACL). Dr. Shackleton is recognized for his use of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) in steroid metabolome profiling.

Dr. Shackleton in center holding medal:
In Recognition of Achievements Made in the Field of Clinical Mass Spectrometry that have Furthered the Advancement of Knowledge and the Implementation of Science for the Benefit of Humanity.

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