December 18, 2014
The University of California has announced that UC San Francisco’s Regis Kelly, PhD, began his tenure on Dec. 1 as special advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship to UC President Janet Napolitano.
December 16, 2014
More than 150 UC San Francisco professional students participated in a “white coat die-in” where they lay down in their white coats to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, unarmed African American men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, respectively.
December 12, 2014
UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.
December 11, 2014
More than 1,000 employees who are scheduled to work at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay were treated to a special employees-only event on Dec. 3.
December 10, 2014
UCSF leadership released a statement in response to recent events in Ferguson and New York City, which have brought national attention to long-felt issues surrounding systemic inequalities that disproportionally impact underrepresented minorities, particularly black men.
December 09, 2014
UCSF's Steven Pantilat, MD, has received the 2014 Ritz E. Heerman Memorial Award by the California Hospital Association (CHA). He is being recognized for his efforts to improve the quality of care provided by palliative care services.
December 05, 2014
Two UCSF-sponsored programs beat out more than 80 others to win major funding to help advance meaningful solutions to local health issues in San Francisco.
December 02, 2014
Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.
November 24, 2014
UCSF's School of Dentistry’s Ophir David Klein, MD, PhD, has been selected this year as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed for scientific work or socially distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.
November 21, 2014
The Graduate Division at UCSF has been awarded a grant from the Amgen Foundation that will provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program.
November 21, 2014
Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Nov. 19 to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease.
November 20, 2014
UCSF Magazine sat down with newly appointed Chancellor Sam Hawgood to learn about how he found the magic at UCSF more than 30 years ago, starting with one fateful meeting.
November 19, 2014
UCSF is part of the city’s thriving health sector that collectively generates $28.4 billion to the economy – more than tourism and technology – according to a new economic impact report.
November 10, 2014
UCSF neuroscientist Roger Nicoll, MD, has received the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) highest award, the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience. He and Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, of New York University, will share the $25,000 prize.
November 07, 2014
UCSF's Seth Holmes, MD, PhD, has won the Margaret Mead Award, which is presented to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment, such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful to a broadly concerned public.