UCSF Wins Four CASE Awards of Excellence

By Leland Kim on February 19, 2014

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

LGBTQ Student Association to Host Health Forum on Feb. 22

By Lisa Cisneros on February 18, 2014

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

By Nicholas Roznovsky on February 13, 2014

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

By John Daigre on February 12, 2014

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

By Paul Day on February 12, 2014

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.

UCSF Radiology Wins GE NFL Head Health Challenge Award

By Katherine Murphy on February 12, 2014

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging recently won a very competitive grant for traumatic brain injury research. Out of 400 submissions, only 16 proposals received funding.

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.