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Neuro ICU Team Forms an Ice Bucket Challenge Chain Reaction

August 26, 2014 When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.

Chancellor Hawgood Accepts the Challenge

August 22, 2014 On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.

UCSF Researchers Win Funding for Heart, Lung and Blood Studies

August 21, 2014 The second round of funding opportunities for the Technology Development Award from the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI) has begun.

Apply for Funds from UCSF's Resource Allocation Program

August 19, 2014 UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) is now inviting applications for the Fall 2014 cycle. RAP offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings.

UCSF Exceeds Fundraising Goal for AIDS Walk San Francisco

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.

Deborah Grady Wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship

August 06, 2014 Deborah Grady's success in cultivating young talent has led to her winning the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship.

Festival To Celebrate Opening of New Mission Bay Medical Center

August 04, 2014 To mark the near-completion of the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UCSF is holding a celebratory Hard Hat Walk followed by the Lights On Festival, featuring food, music and a spectacular light show on Sept. 6.

Schapiro Receives Grant to Support East Bay Children with Chronic Conditions

July 25, 2014 Naomi Schapiro was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.

Prusiner Appointed to Board of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

July 24, 2014 Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR).

Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014 Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Three UCSF Scientists Receive Funding for Psoriasis Research

July 22, 2014 Three UCSF researchers are among 13 scientists who received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis.

Drew Honored By the American Heart Association

July 03, 2014 The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.

Alumni Weekend Celebrates Collective Strength of UCSF Community

July 01, 2014 Now in its third year, UCSF's Alumni Weekend event embodies a "One UCSF" approach, representing a culture shift not only for alumni relations, but also for the campus as a whole.

From Scrubs to a Hard Hat and Back

June 30, 2014 Lisa Mogannam, a registered nurse in Neurology, was selected to lead a team of her clinical colleagues to ensure that the Mission Bay hospital is patient ready and that the clinicians treating them will have everything in place for the Feb. 1 opening.

UCSF Police Issues Campus Safety Bulletin Following Recent Shootings

June 26, 2014 Following recent news reports of a number of active shooter incidents, UCSF Police want members of the campus community to know what they can do and what resources are available to help prevent these crimes.

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