December 28, 2012
Since receiving a life-saving liver transplant at UCSF, Alfonso Garcia has made it a mission to spread the word about the value of organ donation. He will ride on the Donate Life float at the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade in honor of his donor, George Becker.
November 26, 2012
Five UCSF scientists — bioengineers Tejal Desai
and Shuvo Roy
, MD/PhD candidate Mozziyar Etemadi, microbiologist Joe DeRisi
, and physician/surgeon Michael Harrison
— trace their path toward five inventions that are changing the face of medicine in a story featured in the new UCSF Magazine.
January 25, 2012
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center are rated as over performers for overall survival rates for children and adults who undergo brone marrow transplants, according a review by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.
May 26, 2011
John Roberts, UCSF professor and chief of transplant surgery, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Board of Directors.
March 23, 2011
With low patient mortality, Uruguay’s liver transplantation program is now considered a model throughout Latin America, thanks in part to the UCSF team that shared its expertise in the small South American country since 2007.
December 11, 2010
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
September 28, 2010
The UCSF Diabetes Center symposium marks its 10th anniversary.
September 23, 2010
The UCSF Diabetes Center will celebrate a decade of advancing translational research in diabetes on Friday, with a scientific symposium featuring the nation’s leaders in diabetes research and care.
February 24, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today named Jeffrey Bluestone as executive vice chancellor and provost, pending approval by the UC Regents.