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UCSF Botulism Research Translates Into Bioterrorism Treatment

May 05, 2011 UCSF's basic research over nearly two decades has led to the first novel antitoxin to treat botulism in nearly a century – becoming the first recombinant human therapy to target one of the most dangerous substances known to man and offering a new defense against bioterrorism.

UCSF Experts Aim to Provide Mental Health Services in Japan

April 12, 2011 UCSF faculty are working on several fronts to address ongoing health concerns in response to the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

UCSF Job Training Program Transforms Lives and Strengthens Community

April 11, 2011 After experiencing hard times, Rhea Spate is now a full-time employee at the Memory and Aging Center thanks in part to the UCSF Community Outreach and Internship Program that trained her with the skills to thrive in a professional environment.

Campbell Receives Honors for Contributions as Trauma Surgeon at SFGH

April 01, 2011 Andre Campbell, a 17-year trauma surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, was honored recently by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for his life-saving contributions to the community. 

UCSF Welcomes Nursing School Dean David Vlahov

April 01, 2011 David Vlahov arrives to UCSF on April 1 for his first day on the job as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.

First Anniversary of Health Care Reform Highlights Increased Interest in Primary Care

March 23, 2011 One year ago today, (March 23) President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting in motion a series of reforms that over the course of four years will grant 32 million more Americans insurance coverage.

Experts Allay Fears About Radiation Exposure

March 17, 2011 The UCSF School of Pharmacy-administered California Poison Control System and state health officials are urging calm along the West Coast in response to Japan’s nuclear crisis and telling people not to take iodide medication.

Spotlight: Madalene Mandap

February 16, 2011 UCSF School of Pharmacy student Madalene Mandap, who co-chairs the LGBT Student Association, recently won the grand prize in a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s video competition for best video combating the flu.

UCSF Conference to Honor African-American Nurse

February 08, 2011 The UCSF community is invited to attend a conference to honor the late pioneering nurse Florence Stroud during Black History Month on February 11.

Aging, Chronic Disease and Telomeres Are Linked in Recent Studies

February 03, 2011 UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.

Walter Miller Receives Duke's Distinguished Alumnus Award

February 02, 2011 Walter Miller, professor of pediatrics at UCSF and chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, received Duke University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2010.

UCSF Community Members Take Part in First Wellness Expo

January 31, 2011 Many members of the UCSF community converged at the Milberry Union to participate in UCSF’s first-ever wellness expo.

Schizophrenia: Early Diagnosis, Treatment Key, But Stigma Remains

January 26, 2011 Early diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference for patients with schizophrenia. Unfortunately, diagnosis often is delayed for months or years.

Studies Find Inequalities in Trauma Care Are Widespread

January 17, 2011 African Americans, the foreign-born, and the near-poor are more likely to encounter barriers to being treated at a trauma center, according to new research reports by UCSF emergency medicine physician and researcher Renee Hsia, and her colleagues.

UC Commission on the Future Releases Final Report

December 06, 2010 The final report of the University of California Commission on the Future, convened last year to map out strategies to preserve excellence and access through the state fiscal crisis and beyond, was unveiled today (Dec. 6).

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