Just a decade after UCSF Global Sciences was founded, it has become a powerful research enterprise, attracting leading minds to come solve some of the world's toughest health problems.
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UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.
Mission Hall, also known as the Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building, opened for classes in early September, and the spacious, sunny building is just beginning to hum with activity as students and faculty begin to make it their home. The official ribbon cutting ceremony took place Oct. 1.
The UCSF Clinician Consultation Center at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has been funded to provide a PrEPline, a telephone consultation service that gives expert guidance to healthcare providers across the nation who prescribe antiretroviral medications to prevent HIV.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 5-20 percent of Americans come down with the flu every year, so getting your flu shot is as important as ever.
Researchers at UCSF and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure.
A year ahead of schedule, UCSF has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education.
UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech on Sept. 30.
UCSF's John Ziegler, MD, MSc, has won the 2014 Burkitt Medal, an award given by Trinity College Dublin to recognize people who embody “integrity, compassion and dedication."