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UCSF 2.0: Conversation Continues on Inside UCSF

May 15, 2014by Lisa Cisneros

As UC San Francisco marks 150 years since its start as a medical college in 1864, the University is looking ahead at how it will continue to lead the next revolutions in health, education and science in the next decade and beyond.


UCSF Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on Kidney Research Innovations

May 2, 2014by Jennifer Wickre

UCSF bioengineer Shuvo Roy, PhD, traveled to Capitol Hill on Thursday, May 1, to present at a briefing called “Innovations in Kidney Research: New Hope for Patients.”


New Neuroscience Initiative Could Help Build Precision Medicine Network

April 23, 2014by Helene Bour-Jordan, PhD

The promise of precision medicine could radically transform the existing health care model by collecting, integrating and analyzing comprehensive data across basic research and massive patient cohorts.


UCSF Seeks Nominations for Leaders Advancing Equal Rights

April 21, 2014by Lisa Cisneros

UC San Francisco is seeking nominations for the 2014 Chancellor Diversity Awards highlighting the contributions our campus community makes in the advancement of disability service, diversity, GLBT leadership and women.


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 UCSF 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.



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