UC San Francisco’s Eric Goosby, MD, who led the Obama administration’s efforts on HIV/AIDS, has been appointed to a new position as United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis.
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Dan Lowenstein's distinguished career encompasses teaching, research and patient care – from his arrival to UCSF in 1987 as a pediatrics intern to his latest appointment as executive vice chancellor and provost.
As UCSF's student newspaper Synapse approaches it 60th anniversary, its editors look back at its successes in fostering science and health communication and building a sense of community on campus.
Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics, has received the 2015 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Sciences, which recognizes major contributions to science made by immigrants to America.
People who carry a variant of a gene that is associated with longevity also have larger volumes in a front part of the brain involved in planning and decision-making.
At UCSF's newly-formed Pediatric Brain Center, children are treated by a specialized team formed specifically to treat their unique brain needs.
UCSF Medical Center, Community Medical Centers Sign Letter of Intent to Increase Pediatric, Women’s Health Services in Fresno, Central Valley
UCSF Medical Center and Community Medical Centers have signed a letter of intent to expand women’s and children’s services to the Central Valley, which has an undersupply of specialists for a growing population.
Only a few weeks had passed since Theresa O’Brien, PhD, returned from maternity leave when she was tapped to become associate chancellor by then-UCSF School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS.
The National Academy of Sciences has bestowed UC San Francisco’s Jonathan Weissman, PhD, its the inaugural NAS Award for Scientific Discovery – presented in the field of chemistry, biochemistry, or biophysics.