December 18, 2014
The University of California has announced that UC San Francisco’s Regis Kelly, PhD, began his tenure on Dec. 1 as special advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship to UC President Janet Napolitano.
December 12, 2014
UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.
December 09, 2014
UCSF's Steven Pantilat, MD, has received the 2014 Ritz E. Heerman Memorial Award by the California Hospital Association (CHA). He is being recognized for his efforts to improve the quality of care provided by palliative care services.
December 05, 2014
Two UCSF-sponsored programs beat out more than 80 others to win major funding to help advance meaningful solutions to local health issues in San Francisco.
December 02, 2014
Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.
November 24, 2014
UCSF's School of Dentistry’s Ophir David Klein, MD, PhD, has been selected this year as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed for scientific work or socially distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.
November 21, 2014
The Graduate Division at UCSF has been awarded a grant from the Amgen Foundation that will provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program.
November 10, 2014
UCSF neuroscientist Roger Nicoll, MD, has received the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) highest award, the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience. He and Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, of New York University, will share the $25,000 prize.
November 07, 2014
UCSF's Seth Holmes, MD, PhD, has won the Margaret Mead Award, which is presented to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment, such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful to a broadly concerned public.
November 07, 2014
More than 200 members of the UCSF community gathered Oct. 30 to celebrate 13 honorees of the second annual Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognize faculty, staff, postdocs, students and trainees who make UCSF a more inclusive place.
November 05, 2014
David M. Jaffe, MD, has been appointed as the first chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at UC San Francisco effective Feb. 1, 2015. Jaffe will also serve as the department’s vice chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
October 24, 2014
UC San Francisco School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD, has been honored by his alma mater. As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the University of Maryland School of Nursing will honor Vlahov and 24 other outstanding alumni as “visionary pioneers” who have become expert clinicians, educators, and leaders in Maryland, the nation, and around the world.
October 24, 2014
Three UCSF faculty members are among 70 new members and 10 foreign associates of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced during the organization’s 44th annual meeting announced on Oct. 20. Eric P. Goosby, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy; Deepak Srivastava, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease; and Ron Vale, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator are the latest UCSF members, bringing the total number of IOM members elected from UCSF to 92.
October 20, 2014
On the evening of Oct. 17, the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) honored UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Carroll Estes, PhD, with the organization’s Second Annual Paul Nathanson Distinguished Advocacy Award for her work on aging and elder women’s economic and health security.
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.