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Planning for the Future: UCSF 2014 LRDP

By Kristen Bole on February 12, 2014

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

By Sarah Paris on February 11, 2014

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

By Jeffrey Norris on February 7, 2014

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

By Jeffrey Norris on January 29, 2014

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

By Juliana Bunim on January 28, 2014

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

By Lisa Cisneros on January 27, 2014

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.

UCSF Group Hosts Presentation on Health Care Challenges for People with Disabilities

By Bruce Flynn on January 22, 2014

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.

Update on Long-Term Occupancy in the Laurel Heights Facility

By Barbara French on January 16, 2014

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.

School of Dentistry Dean Reappointed to Additional Five-Year Term

By David Hand on January 16, 2014

The appointment of UCSF School of Dentistry Dean John D.B. Featherstone has been extended to an additional five-year term.

The Link Between Affordability of Food and Hypoglycemia

By Hilary Seligman, MD on January 14, 2014

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.