Campus News

March 25, 2010
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Jeffrey Bluestone hopes to harness the “creativity, passion and focus of academic research, industry and the clinical communities to transform translational research from a concept to a reality”.
March 25, 2010
The campus community is invited to join Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann and other leaders talk about the progress, challenges and solutions in achieving diversity at UCSF on April 13.
March 25, 2010
After a candid and passionate discussion of recent racial incidents at University of California campuses, UC Regents pledged today to take responsibility for stamping out intolerance. Read the full story on the UC website.
March 24, 2010
Senior Vice Chancellor John Plotts anticipates being able to provide information to the UCSF community about recommendations to achieve operational excellence in mid- to late-April.
March 24, 2010
The occurrence of an unusual type of fracture of the femur, or the thigh bone, is very low in patients with osteoporosis, including those treated with the drug family known as bisphosphonates, according to a new study led by a team of UCSF epidemiologists.
March 24, 2010
A first round of proposals from the UC Commission on the Future includes ideas for increasing enrollment of nonresident students, a three-year undergraduate degree, multiyear fee schedules and exploring more online instruction as ways to help the university navigate a fiscally challenging environment. Read the story on the UC website.
March 24, 2010
UCSF and UC Berkeley researchers have designed and field-tested a new overhead drill for construction workers that reduces ten-fold the stress on hands, while also significantly reducing fatigue and injury to workers performing this common construction task.
March 24, 2010
UCSF researchers have shown that delivering HIV prevention services to people living with HIV in clinical settings can sharply reduce their sexual risk behaviors.
March 23, 2010
Delivering on a promise to the American people, President Barack Obama today signed into the law the Affordable Health Care for America Act, extending health care to 32 million more Americans.
March 22, 2010
A new study from UCSF shows that prenatal health care professionals are concerned about patients’ excessive weight gain during pregnancy but have difficulty providing effective counseling.

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