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"" New fragile X syndrome test ""
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"" Regaining impulse control ""
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"" Early attention problems affect high school graduation ""
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  National autism study partner  
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  Working Professional MBA Program relocates to Sacramento campus  
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  Depression, cognitive decline linked in older Latino couples  
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  Forming new blood vessels  
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  New stem cell grants  
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  New synapse formation imaged  
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  Job-related hypertension lingers  
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  Level I status for trauma center  
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  Foundation research award  
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  Nesbitt leads technology advancement, partnership development  
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  Albertson acting chair for Internal Medicine  
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  Meyers new executive associate dean  
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New Radiation Oncology chair

 
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Hales M.I.N.D. Institute's acting director

 
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New trauma program chief

 
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New Radiation Oncology chair

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Richard K. Valicenti
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Richard K. Valicenti is the new chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, where he leads the department's clinical, research, education and administrative operations. A renowned expert in radiation treatments for prostate cancer and other tumors, Valicenti has advanced the use of short-distance radioactive treatments (brachytherapy), image-guided radiation therapy, and combined radiation treatments to improve the care of patients with cancer. He is focusing on translational and clinical research to advance understanding and treatment for many types of cancers. He also plans to expand mentorship and training opportunities for medical students, residents and junior faculty.

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