Campus News

April 02, 2010
Roger Nicoll’s skill and drive to discover have led to a rare degree of success and recognition among his fellow neuroscientists, who judged him worthy of the National Academy of Sciences’ Neuroscience Award. Read about Nicoll and his research on Science Café.
April 01, 2010
If you sing, dance, play an instrument, tell jokes or juggle, UCSF is looking for you to audition via YouTube for a live talent show. Video entries are due on April 8.
March 31, 2010
The campus community is invited to a fundraising dinner on April 2 to benefit the victims of the Haiti earthquake.
March 31, 2010
In April 2010, personnel aboard the International Space Station plan to carry out an experiment designed by a San Francisco VA Medical Center researcher that will investigate why the immune system’s T cells stop working in the absence of gravity. The experiment has implications for understanding the body’s ability to mount an immune response on earth, as well.
March 31, 2010
Red Hill Studios, a California-based serious games developer, in partnership with the UCSF School of Nursing, has been awarded two grants totaling $1.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue development, production and testing of computer-based physical therapy games for patients with Parkinson’s disease and cerebral palsy.
March 31, 2010
UCSF plans to begin construction of the new 289-bed children’s, women’s and cancer hospital complex at Mission Bay this year, says CEO Mark Laret.
March 30, 2010
In light of the economic times, the University of California’s two newest chancellors decided to forgo a formal inauguration opting instead for a low-key celebration last week.
March 29, 2010
Talk of taxing sugary drinks may spread in light of a new study that connects soft drink consumption with diabetes.
March 29, 2010
Elazar Harel has been approved by the Regents to serve as vice chancellor for information technology, bringing to UCSF a rare combination of “technical expertise and vision,” says UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann…
March 25, 2010
UCSF scientists report that they were able to prompt a new period of “plasticity,” or capacity for change, in the neural circuitry of the visual cortex of juvenile mice.

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