Campus News

May 17, 2010
Targeted therapies tailored to the unique biology of brain tumors may offer renewed hope to children diagnosed with the number one cause of cancer death, according to faculty at UCSF Children’s Hospital.
May 14, 2010
Patrick Lenz, UC vice presiddent for budget, issued a statement on May 14 saying UC officials are "extremely grateful that the governor has made higher education a top priority in his proposed budget." Read the full story on the UC Office of the President website.
May 14, 2010
Five distinguished individuals, who were honored recently with the 2010 UCSF Medal, are featured in videos now available on YouTube.
May 14, 2010
The campus community is invited to learn about the health hazards of tobacco at UCSF’s World No Tobacco Day event on May 28.
May 13, 2010
Michelle Bachelet, the first woman president of Chile, visited UCSF recently where she met Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the first woman chancellor of UCSF, and toured the Mission Bay campus.
May 12, 2010
Director of Academic Diversity Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, recently announced the establishment of a new UCSF Nurturing Diversity Listserv. The goal of the listserv is to foster communication on diversity-related matters across UCSF. Information about diversity news and events will be posted regularly and the UCSF community is invited to post information as well. Note that all postings will need to be approved by the Office of Academic Diversity.
May 12, 2010
Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will lead a town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Cole Hall on the Parnassus campus.
May 12, 2010
Robert Fletterick, Donald Ganem, Ulrike Heberlein, Lewis Lanier and Zena Werb were recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
May 12, 2010
Understanding the processes underlying the diminishing life span of HIV patients, even though they are responding well to anti-retroviral therapy, will be the focus of a daylong symposium on May 18.
May 11, 2010
UCSF Children's Hospital will present “100 Journals,” a performance piece that captures teens’ experiences with chronic illness and hospitalization.

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