To mark UC San Francisco’s 150th anniversary, the Alumni Association of University of California San Francisco (AAUCSF) is honoring 150 alumni of UCSF's four professional schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy), the Graduate Division, and training programs with an Alumni Excellence Award.
TID: 5 VID: 1
UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs March 30-April 1, 2015.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said precision medicine will help researchers and doctors develop better, targeted medicine during her visit to UCSF’s Mission Bay campus Thursday.
The School of Medicine Class of 2015 fourth-year medical students gathered on Friday to learn where they "matched," and the hospital or program where they will spend the next four or five years training as resident physicians.
William DeGrado, PhD, a UC San Francisco researcher, has won a prestigious award from the Protein Society, an international organization dedicated to supporting protein research.
A research team at UC San Francisco has discovered an RNA molecule called Pnky that can be manipulated to increase the production of neurons from neural stem cells.
Dean Schillinger, MD, a practicing physician at San Francisco General Hospital, worked with the slam poetry nonprofit, Youth Speaks, to create “The Bigger Picture”.
Mozzi worked with Larry Rand, MD, to develop the Smart Diaphragm, a device to detect early signs of preterm birth, which received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2014.
Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS, is a Geriatrician who helps people live longer, more comfortable, more fulfilling lives. She works with elderly patients through UCSF Care at Home, which provides medical care to home bound older adults.