Nancy Adler, PhD, and Cliff Skinner have been named as the recipients of the 2014 Holly Smith Award for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine.
UCSF stem cell scientist Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, won a $1.2 million award for coming up with a novel idea to prevent transplanted organs from being rejected.
UCSF scientist Valerie Weaver, PhD, received a $1.2 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that explores the transformation of stem cells into specialized cell types.
UCSF's Richard Abbott, MD, has been named the 2014 International Duke Elder medalist, which is awarded every four years to an ophthalmologist for leadership and teaching and major contributions in the field of ophthalmology.
Over the next few months, big ideas generated in the strategic effort known as UCSF 2.0 will be refined and compiled into “idea maps” that can be incorporated into a long-term vision for the University.
Mary Lou Breslin, a nationally recognized expert on disability advocacy, will be the featured speaker at a presentation about health disparities among patients with disabilities at 12 noon, on January 24, in Cole Hall. She will also talk about barriers to care, as well as highlight some models that are working well.
Teams from UCSF’s campus planning and real estate units, in collaboration with campus leadership, continue to consider options for the Laurel Heights facility, including whether to sell or lease the property.
The appointment of UCSF School of Dentistry Dean John D.B. Featherstone has been extended to an additional five-year term.
A new study by UCSF researchers examines the link between the affordability of healthy food ingredients with certain health outcomes, such as risk for hypoglycemia among people with diabetes.
UCSF Medical Center is playing an important part in helping increase access to health care through the federal Affordable Care Act known as Covered California in this state.