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UCSF Moves Forward with Plans for New General Hospital Research Facility
UCSF Today

It has been more than a decade since a baby was born HIV-positive in San Francisco. This is no small feat, considering transmission of the disease from untreated HIV-positive mothers to their children used to occur in one of every four cases.

Thanks in large part to groundbreaking research from the unique partnership between UC San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH), researchers are now focused on finding a cure for HIV, a disease that first emerged as an almost certain death sentence.