Campus News

Campus News

Filter Results

More Than 60 Gather for First ABOG Mentee Reunion

October 17, 2014 More than 60 mentees attended the first ABOG (Academic Business Officers Group) mentorship alumni reunion at UC San Francisco on Sept. 4 at the Millberry Union Conference Center. Mentees from 1991 to present listened to John Plotts, senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, address the group.

Staff Prepare for Debut of New Mission Bay Hospitals

October 17, 2014 The new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay held a “Day in the Life” exercise to prepare staff for the Feb. 1 opening day of the three hospitals.

UCSF Team Learns More About Why Airway Closes Up During Asthma Attacks

October 15, 2014 The molecular regulation of smooth-muscle contraction is an important determinant of airway responses during an acute asthmatic attack. In acute asthma, various triggers, including viral illnesses and aeroallergens, can cause acute narrowing of the airways leading to a life-threatening respiratory crisis and sometimes death.

UC San Francisco Relaunches ‘Mission in a Minute’

October 15, 2014 After a six-month hiatus, UC San Francisco’s popular “Mission in a Minute” series has returned. Created as a way for researchers, clinicians, educators and others to communicate directly with their respective audience, the one-minute video series showcases the work they are doing at UCSF, its significance and how it relates to the overall mission at UCSF.

NIH Launches UCSF Developed Course for Life Science Entrepreneurs

October 14, 2014 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a pilot program to help life science entrepreneurs commercialize their technology, based on a course developed at UC San Francisco. The Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF and Steve Blank, architect of the Lean LaunchPad framework, first taught the course last fall. UCSF and Blank adopted the Lean LaunchPad methodology to be applicable for life science and healthcare ventures.

Microscopic Monsters and More at the Bay Area Science Festival

October 14, 2014 Sakanari, PhD, is opening her lab for a public tour as a part of the Bay Area Science Festival on Sunday Oct. 26 at 2pm. It’s one of many free tours offered as a part of the festival’s Explorer Days. The Bay Area Science Festival features over 50 events open to the public from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1.

Financial and Administrative Services Seeks Feedback on Its Services

October 13, 2014 Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in a biannual customer satisfaction survey starting Oct. 27. UC San Francisco's Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) is seeking feedback on its services.

Campus Event Helps Veterans Transition to Life at UCSF

October 10, 2014 Members of the UC San Francisco military veterans community participated Oct. 3 in a seminar designed to help our student veterans and military service members navigate UCSF and provide them with a welcoming space.

UCSF, Community Come Together for Mission Bay Block Party 8

October 09, 2014 The first year’s Block Party attracted close to a thousand people. Every year, it has grown by at least several hundred attendees. This year’s event held on Oct. 8 drew 4,000 people from UCSF and the surrounding Dogpatch and Potrero Hill neighborhoods.

Healing Bones, Mending Lives Globally at Annual UCSF International Trauma Course

October 08, 2014 Fifty-one surgeons from 18 developing countries participated in the fifth annual UC San Francisco Surgical Management and Reconstructive Training (SMART) Course at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH). Attendees learned about limb salvage and rotational flap procedures.

Tseng Receives Funding to Study HIV/AIDS, Sudden Cardiac Death

October 07, 2014 Zian H. Tseng, MD, MAS, associate professor of medicine in residence in the Cardiology Division and Cardiac Electrophysiology Service at UC San Francisco, received a four-year $2.14 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand on his research of people with HIV/AIDS and their increased risk of sudden cardiac death.

UCSF at Dreamforce 2014: Revolutionary Research Powered By Technology

October 06, 2014 Video games that make you smarter. A chip that can identify mysterious illnesses in hours. These are some of the topics top UCSF scientists will discuss at this year’s free UCSF Dreamforce track on Oct. 15.

Grandis Appointed New Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research

October 06, 2014 Jennifer R. Grandis, MD, has been appointed UC San Francisco's Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research (AVC-CTR) on Oct. 6. She will begin her new post in January 2015 while also holding a faculty appointment as professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Campus, Medical Center Leadership Get Vaccinated

October 02, 2014 Campus and medical center leadership rolled up their sleeves to kick off flu vaccination season. UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS; UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret; UCSF Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Antrum, RN, MSHA; School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD; and School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, were among the first to get vaccinated at a cowboy-themed “Flu Shot Roundup” event held Oct. 2 at Cole Hall, where many donned Western bandanas.

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month

October 01, 2014 UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.

Pages