Doctors perform a kidney transplant at UCSF Medical Center

Toward Personalized Medicine for Kidney Transplant Recipients

August 04, 2014
UCSF is the lead institution on a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study to determine if certain immune system cells and/or a drug can be effective in improving and maintaining the long-term health of kidney transplant recipients.
digital illustration of gut microbes

Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?

August 15, 2014
It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
Kevan Shokat, PhD, works with rotation student Chimno Nnadi in his lab at Genentech Hall

UCSF Makes Top 5 in World Rankings for Medical, Life Sciences Universities

August 18, 2014
UCSF is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking second in clinical medicine and pharmacy and fifth in life sciences in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

UCSF's 150th Anniversary

Dive into UCSF's rich history and promise for the future through interactive timelines, profiles and infographics on the 150th Anniversary website.



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