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UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann Featured on BioCentury This Week

December 13, 2011 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, former president for product development at Genentech, is featured in a video interview for BioCentury Publications Inc., a major biopharmaceutical news media source, which first aired online on Dec. 11.

UCSF Names Lium to Lead New Innovation Office

June 30, 2011 Erik Lium has been named assistant vice chancellor of UCSF's newly created Office of Innovation, Technology and Alliances to provide the strategic leadership to both support innovation on campus and foster external alliances to advance biomedical research.

UCSF Collaborates with Zcube to Develop New Ways to Deliver Drugs

February 28, 2011 UCSF and Zcube have entered into a new agreement to license UCSF-developed microtechnology and support early research into new ways to deliver oral medications directly to a targeted site in the body.

California Must Drive Economy with Innovation to Benefit Society, Leaders Say

February 24, 2011 The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at Mission Bay celebrates a decade of driving the bioeconomy and spells out its goal of helping the state foster science and innovation to benefit society.

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.

UCSF Celebrates City College of San Francisco's Efforts in Biotech Internship Programs

December 13, 2010 Current and future scientists of all backgrounds will convene at UCSF Mission Bay on December 17 through a biotech networking event that draws students from City College of San Francisco.

"Watchful waiting" has a new set of eyes

November 29, 2010 A UCSF research collaboration with GE Healthcare has produced the first results in humans of a new technology that promises to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostate tumors in real time, by imaging the tumor’s metabolism.

Pyle Leads News and Media Relations as News Director

November 16, 2010 Amy Pyle, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in communications, has joined UCSF as executive director of news and media relations.

Chancellor, faculty named to Academy of Arts and Sciences

October 09, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be inducted today into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, alongside some of the world’s other most distinguished scholars, artists and institutional leaders.

GAO Appoints Flores to New National Health Care Workforce Commission

October 05, 2010 Katherine Flores, a family physician and director of the UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research, has been appointed a member of the new National Health Care Workforce Commission.

Tooth Enamel: Nature's Crowning Achievement

August 09, 2010 Stefan Habelitz, an engineer and materials scientist, is blazing a new research trail by investigating tooth enamel in the UCSF School of Dentistry's Marshall Lab, where researchers fruitfully focus on every facet of teeth, knowing they’re nothing to take for granted…

Hildebrand-Zanki and Auger Will Lead Initiatives for UCSF Office of Research

July 27, 2010 UCSF has hired two senior managers to strengthen the University’s research enterprise.

Anti-Parasite Drugs for Neglected Chagas Disease Are in the Works

July 21, 2010 Larissa Podust, PhD, is working on a new drug for Chagas disease, a neglected scourge.

UCSF Spinoff Calithera Shows Promise of Translational Research

July 19, 2010 With innovation as the watchword, a biotech spinoff from the UCSF School of Pharmacy announced a $40 million Series A round of investment last week – hailed by an investor as “one of the largest first rounds of financing in some time.”

Camp Entrepreneur Offers Aspiring Researchers Business Advice

June 22, 2010 A four-week course to assist aspiring entrepreneurs with the business side of research discovery ends tonight with a lecture from UCSF alum and vice president of Genentech Partnering James Sabry.

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