Dan Kelly, MD, a global health researcher at UCSF, is in Sierra Leone to help those impacted by the Ebola virus in Africa. Kelly is raising $100,000 for Wellbody Alliance, his nonprofit in Sierra Leone, to train his staff, equip them with spacesuits and other infection prevention tools.
Celebrations of the July 26, 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H.W. Bush will take place across the nation during the week of July 21-27, 2014. The UCSF Committee on Disability Issues will be working over the next year to identify issues of concern for people with disabilities and set objectives to address these key issues.
AIDS Walk San Francisco will take place Sunday, July 20, at Golden Gate Park. UCSF takes pride in attaining Gold Team status as one of the top fundraisers in the Bay Area.
A record-breaking turnout—with more than 550 registered—packed Byers Auditorium and spilled into an overflow room at UCSF Mission Bay on Wednesday, June 4 for the launch of the Rosenman Institute.
UCSF could further enhance its efforts to deliver precision medicine and health by leveraging capabilities in data, analytics and health sciences, ideas being explored as part of the long-term planning effort known as UCSF 2.0.
The Brain Health Registry – led by top researchers at UC San Francisco – is a new, groundbreaking, web-based project designed to speed up cures for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other brain disorders.
UCSF experts gather online to strategize on how technology can help the underserved at Innovation Health Jam, which takes place on June 16 at UCSF Mission Bay.
UCSF recently hosted a discussion at its Mission Bay campus about the topic of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing.
UCSF cell biologist Torsten Wittmann, PhD, has just made a key discovery of a molecular process that is a lynchpin in permitting the directional movement of cells.
UCSF partner choirs at 12 senior centers throughout San Francisco in the “Community of Voices” research study have an opportunity to receive additional funding to sustain these choirs after the study closes.