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UCSF Launches Microsite to Commemorate 150th Anniversary

April 14, 2014by Lisa CIsneros

UCSF launched a microsite in commemoration of the University's 150th anniversary since its founding as a medical college in 1864.


UCSF Partners with UCLA in New Exome Sequencing Initiative

April 9, 2014by Leland Kim

Clinical Laboratories at UCSF Medical Center have entered into a partnership with UCLA to have their laboratories perform exome sequencing for inherited disorders on UC San Francisco patients, effective April 14.


White House BRAIN Initiative Plants Seed for New UCSF Partnership

April 3, 2014by Gretchen Kiser, PhD

UCSF has recently partnered with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley to form the Tri-Institutional Partnership, in an effort to promote collaborative research among the three institutions.


Short-Term Physical Inactivity Impairs Vascular Function

March 25, 2014by Emily Nosova

Researchers from the UC San Francisco-affiliated Vascular Integrated Physiology and Experimental Therapeutics (VIPERx) Lab found that only a few days of being physically inactive may have detrimental effects on vascular function, in a pilot study recently published in the Journal of Surgical Research.


UCSF's "Many Faces, One Mission" Project Seeks Your Input

March 21, 2014by Lisa Cisneros

Faculty, staff, students, friends and family members can be part of the upcoming UCSF 150th anniversary celebration by shooting a “selfie” and answering this question: What do you love about UCSF?


DeRisi Appointed New Chair of Biochemistry and Biophysics

March 3, 2014by Sandy Butler

School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, announced the appointment of Joseph DeRisi, PhD, as the new chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, on March 3.


Bridging the Inpatient-Outpatient Divide

February 27, 2014by Jessica A. Eng, MD, and Michael A. Steinman, MD

In this editorial, two physicians with the UCSF Division of Geriatrics address the importance of delivering patient-centered care through collaboration between inpatient and outpatient providers. Specifically, the editorial discusses whether the hospital is an appropriate place to start long-term medications for chronic conditions.


UCSF Named Top Internal Medicine Residency Program in US

February 24, 2014by Leland Kim

UCSF’s internal medicine residency program has recently been rated one of the best in the country, in the first-ever national survey of physicians on the quality of postgraduate training programs.


The Economy a Factor in Pursuit of Academic Career in Science

February 20, 2014by Kristen Bole

More than 70 percent of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students at UC San Francisco have a decreased desire to pursue an academic career in science, specifically due to the economic environment for science, according to an October 2013 survey run by UCSF postdoctoral scholars.


UCSF Wins Four CASE Awards of Excellence

February 19, 2014by Leland Kim

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has honored UC San Francisco with four awards in the 2014 CASE Awards of Excellence.



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