Lisa Thompson, RN, PhD, associate professor in the UCSF School of Nursing, along with Anaite Diaz from Universidad del Valle and Christina Espinoza, co-founder of GenteGas SA, has won a Phase I grant award through Grand Challenges Canada, a global health organization funded by the Canadian government.
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The National Institutes of Health have awarded $17 million to establish the SF BUILD program at UC San Francisco and San Francisco State University (SFSU) as their research partner to promote training opportunities and career development for minority students and faculty in the biomedical sciences.
UCSF Medical Center released a statement on Gov. Edmund G. Brown's announcement that it will be a priority hospital to provide treatment for patients in the Bay Area diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease.
Three UCSF faculty members are among 70 new members and 10 foreign associates of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced during the organization’s 44th annual meeting announced on Oct. 20. Eric P. Goosby, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy; Deepak Srivastava, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease; and Ron Vale, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator are the latest UCSF members, bringing the total number of IOM members elected from UCSF to 92.
A crowd of students, nurses, doctors, and medical providers packed the film screening and panel discussion of “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement.” The event, sponsored by the UCSF Committee on Disability Issues as part of 2014 Diversity Month, took a close look at the drive to be “better than human.”
UCSF pathologist Charles Chiu answers some key questions about why the Ebola outbreak has spread so far, how it might be contained and what the real dangers are for people in the U.S.
UCSF Medical Center has been named the 2014-15 Consumer Choice Award winner for San Francisco by National Research Corporation, which identifies hospitals across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality provided by the best clinicians.
Almost a year ago, we launched a video series called “Mission in a Minute” to showcase the best of the work that is being done at the University. This pioneering group shared passionately about their work at UCSF. Since their videos aired, we have had a constant stream of requests from people who wanted to share their work with the UCSF community and the rest of the world. "Mission in a Minute" returns this fall with a fresh, new look.
California’s position as a leader in tobacco control is under threat, according to a new report from the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education.