Recent articles by Leland Kim

UCSF Researchers Among Those Recognized by President Obama

April 15, 2014
Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Four Receive 2014 UCSF Medal for 'Advancing Health Worldwide'

April 10, 2014
UCSF bestowed its highest honor, the UCSF Medal, this year to Carrol Estes, Richard Rosenberg, Martha Ryan and Pablo Valenzuela.

UCSF Community Reports Positive Work and Study Climate

March 19, 2014
The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..

Grad Students, Postdoc Win National Video Contest

February 20, 2014
A group of five UC San Francisco graduate students and a postdoctoral scholar won a national video competition called “Stand Up for Science" to convey the importance of basic science research.

Special Grand Rounds Address Children's Hospital Affiliation Inquiries

February 03, 2014
Leaders of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland spoke at a special grand rounds to discuss the nature of the affiliation between the two hospitals.

UCSF Ahead of Curve in Water Conservation

January 27, 2014
UCSF's multiple water-saving projects have resulted in savings of 29 million gallons of water annually. UC President Janet Napolitano has issued a challenge to all 10 UC campuses to reduce water consumption 20 percent by the year 2020.

Chancellor Discusses Transition Plan, Thanks UCSF Community in Video Message

January 23, 2014
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, addresses the UCSF community in a video message, highlighting key initiatives and thanking the people of UCSF for their support over the years.

Two Faculty Members Win NAS Awards

January 17, 2014
Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD were honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements” yesterday. They join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences.

Cardiovascular Study Gets Approval from the American Heart Association

December 06, 2013
UC San Francisco’s Health eHeart Study – an ambitious technology-based cardiovascular research study – has garnered the support from the American Heart Association, the largest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to reducing disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Specific Heart Contractions Could Predict Atrial Fibrillation

December 02, 2013
A commonly used heart monitor may be a simple tool for predicting the risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm, according to researchers at UCSF.