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LGBTQ Student Association to Host Health Forum on Feb. 22

February 18, 2014by Lisa Cisneros

The UCSF community is invited to hear a diverse range of LGBTQI specialists in health care discuss a wide range of topics at a forum this Saturday, Feb. 22.


Binder Is President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association

February 13, 2014by Nicholas Roznovsky

UCSF Psychiatry professor Renée L. Binder, MD, has been named President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), pending official approval by the APA Board of Trustees at their March 8-9 meeting.


CTSI’s Catalyst Awards Program Marks First Industry Partnership

February 12, 2014by John Daigre

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF has entered into a three-year collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, marking its first industry partnership for CTSI’s Catalyst Awards program’s therapeutic track.


LeNoir to Speak at Black History Month Celebration

February 12, 2014by Paul Day

UCSF welcomes Michael A. LeNoir, MD, president of the National Medical Association, as the featured speaker at the UCSF Black History Month Celebration, which will take place Feb. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the UCSF Library on the Parnassus campus.


Planning for the Future: UCSF 2014 LRDP

February 12, 2014by Kristen Bole

UCSF Campus Planning and Community Relations teams met with Parnassus neighbors Feb. 11 to present the proposed Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), which will guide UCSF’s physical development over the next 20 years.


Adler, Skinner Win 2014 Holly Smith Award

February 11, 2014by Sarah Paris

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.


New Thymus Tissue May Be Key to Preventing Transplant Rejection

February 7, 2014by Jeffrey Norris

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.


Better Stem Cell Recipes Through Physics

January 29, 2014by Jeffrey Norris

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.


Ophthalmologist Wins International Award

January 28, 2014by Juliana Bunim

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.


UCSF 2.0 Pursues Big Ideas to Chart Its Direction to 2025

January 27, 2014by Lisa Cisneros

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.



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