California Sen. Barbara Boxer at UCSF Medical Center on July 2

Sen. Boxer Highlights Efforts to Reduce Preventable Hospital Deaths

July 09, 2014
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer presented a special report detailing the most common and harmful errors at our nation’s hospitals at during a tour of UCSF Medical Center and highlighted what UCSF is doing to prevent them.
Drug molecule model

New Compound Treats Both Blindness and Diabetes in Animal Studies

July 10, 2014
In a new study led by UCSF scientists, a chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats and mice, against degenerative forms of blindness and diabetes.
Michael Lopez and Ruben Espinoza walking

The Mentors: Conversations About Lifelong Connections Built at UCSF

June 18, 2014
Whether it takes the form of a leg up, a door opened, a steadying hand, or an affirmation, mentorship is intrinsic to UCSF.

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

Join us on Sept. 6 for a 5K walk and street festival celebrating the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay. Register here.


UCSF Donor Spotlight

After decades of anonymous philanthropy, Chuck Feeney – UCSF's single greatest benefactor – has been caught in the spotlight by earning a Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more