Campus News

December 06, 2012
The rate of cancer survival is expected to keep climbing in coming years largely thanks to research discoveries that are translating into new cancer drugs, which currently account for roughly 30 percent of the pharmaceutical dollar, the chief scientific officer at Bristol-Myers Squib recently said at a showcase event for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
December 04, 2012
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly a half-million dollars to UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute for a collaborative research project on oral cancer.
December 04, 2012
Cellular imaging isn’t usually top-of-mind when parents buy the popular LEGO(TM) building blocks for their kids, but the two have converged in a UCSF experiment that applies design thinking to science.
November 30, 2012
UCSF and the Gladstone Institutes will observe World AIDS Day on December 3 with a symposium featuring emerging investigators working to combat the disease.
November 30, 2012
UCSF employees who show their UCSF identification badge can work out for free from December 1 through the 12 at UCSF fitness centers on the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.
November 29, 2012
Stem cell “banks” could serve as a valuable resource for emerging treatments in the field of regenerative medicine, though challenges remain to making them a reality, according to international experts who recently gathered at UCSF.
November 29, 2012
Six UCSF researchers have been selected this year as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for scientific work or socially distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.
November 28, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed two UCSF faculty members to a state committee that identifies chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity.
November 27, 2012
The University takes very seriously the care and use of the animals it studies, beginning with ensuring that as few animals as possible are used in research, UCSF leaders say.
November 27, 2012
A team of researchers from UCSF and the University of Pennsylvania has uncovered how a normal biological mechanism called the “unfolded protein response,” goes awry in human lymphoma – work that may lead to the development of specific drugs to fight different forms of cancer.

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