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UCSF, SF State Awarded a $17 Million Grant to Increase Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce

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.

Three UCSF Faculty Elected to Institute of Medicine

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.

Thompson Funded to Study Household Air Pollution Among Low-Income Communities in Guatemala

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.

‘Mission in a Minute’ Series Showcases the Best of UCSF

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.