February 19, 2015
Two longtime UC San Francisco physician-researchers and a SFGH nurse have received the 2015 Heroes & Hearts Award bestowed by the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. Diane Havlir, MD, Edgar Pierluissi, MD, and Maya Vasquez, RN, were honored at the Foundation’s annual awards luncheon on Feb. 12 for their “impact on the community through their work at The General.”
October 23, 2014
Almost a year ago, we launched a video series called “Mission in a Minute” to showcase the best of the work that is being done at the University. This pioneering group shared passionately about their work at UCSF. Since their videos aired, we have had a constant stream of requests from people who wanted to share their work with the UCSF community and the rest of the world. "Mission in a Minute" returns this fall with a fresh, new look.
October 22, 2014
A UCSF-based team has been awarded a multimillion-dollar, five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct economic modeling of disease prevention in five areas: HIV, hepatitis, STI (sexually transmitted infections), TB (tuberculosis), and school health.
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.
August 29, 2014
UC San Francisco finished first place among this year’s AIDS Walk San Francisco fundraising teams, a feat achieved for the first time since UCSF started participating in the Walk back in 1987.
August 14, 2014
Teams from UC San Francisco raised more than $79,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco so far, exceeding its ambitious goal of $75,000. This puts UCSF in first place overall among top fundraising teams at the annual fundraiser, which took place on July 20.
June 19, 2014
UCSF has 19 registered teams at this year's AIDS Walk San Francisco. They hope to beat last year's total of $71,573, the third highest total among all Bay Area groups. They set a new goal of $75,000 this year.
April 25, 2014
A renowned molecular biologist and an internationally acclaimed global health leader from UC San Francisco have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
December 20, 2013
Inside UCSF takes a quick look at some of the biggest stories of 2013 that highlight the University and the campus community.
July 26, 2013
On a notoriously chilly foggy day in San Francisco, UCSF teams raised more than $53,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco on July 21.
July 11, 2013
With 10 days to go before AIDS Walk San Francisco, UCSF is working to get members of the University community to sign up for or contribute to the annual fundraiser to support programs and services to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS.
November 30, 2012
UCSF and the Gladstone Institutes will observe World AIDS Day on December 3 with a symposium featuring emerging investigators working to combat the disease.
October 23, 2012
Global health pioneer Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, addressed a packed UCSF auditorium in a special lecture about a community-based health care model that his nonprofit organization, Partners In Health, has brought to some of the world's most impoverished countries, including Haiti and Rwanda.
October 16, 2012
The National Institutes of Health has awarded more than $15 million over the next five years to the UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) to continue its pioneering translational AIDS research.
August 21, 2012
A proposed new treatment to help HIV/AIDS patients suffering from Kaposi’s sarcoma, the most common form of cancer in people with HIV, is now one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a program that supports promising early-stage research.