Campus News

March 01, 2010
A specific region of the hippocampus, a brain structure that is essential to memory, is significantly smaller in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder than in those without the condition, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF.
March 01, 2010
A panel of experts appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom recently presented an action plan as the approaching “age wave may bring a potential crisis in Alzheimer’s and dementia care” to San Francisco.
March 01, 2010
Leaders of the University of California, including UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, are condemning the acts of racism, intolerance and incivility after a few incidents at some UC campuses. Read their statement on the UC website.
March 01, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann today updated the University community on the progress of the administrative and operating efficiencies work group.
February 26, 2010
John Greenspan, whose dental and oral health research has led to major contributions to HIV research and care, is the recipient of the 2010 American Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award.
February 26, 2010
UCSF researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that explains why patients with tumors of the thymus, or thymoma, often develop autoimmune disorders.
February 25, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter visited UCSF last week talking about health care reform -- the topic of today’s nationally televised summit in Washington DC.
February 25, 2010
Two doctors are now accepting patients at a new primary care group practice at UCSF’s Mount Zion campus.
February 24, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today named Jeffrey Bluestone as executive vice chancellor and provost, pending approval by the UC Regents.
February 24, 2010
Gary Schlimgen, director of pension and retirement programs at the University of California Office of the President, answers questions about the restart of contributions to the UC Retirement Plan. Read more on the UC website.

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