Campus News

January 28, 2010
UCSF experienced the highs and the lows of 2009, a year that marked the beginning of a leadership shift at the health sciences University.
January 27, 2010
The chancellor and other panelists recently shared what they’ve learned from their experiences as both mentor and mentee.
January 27, 2010
A laptop containing files with patient information was stolen from a UCSF School of Medicine employee on or about November 30, 2009. UCSF is in the process of alerting approximately 4,310 patients that their protected health information is vulnerable to access as a result of the incident.
January 26, 2010
Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.
January 25, 2010
Scientists have identified a gene family that plays a key role in one of the earliest stages of development in which an embryo distinguishes its left side from the right and determines how organs should be positioned within the body. The finding in mice likely will lead to a better understanding of how certain birth defects occur in humans.
January 25, 2010
UCSF scientists have received a $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to embark on a major neuroimaging study of a degenerative brain disease that is at least as common as Alzheimer’s disease in people under age 60.
January 25, 2010
Some of the leading scientists in bioengineering, nanotechnology and pharmaco-genomics will gather on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 to discuss how to harness the tools of these emerging fields to develop new diagnostics and treatments for complex diseases.
January 25, 2010
John Plotts, an executive with extensive experience in private industry and the University of California, today joins UCSF as senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration.
January 25, 2010
A federal pediatric advisory committee has voted unanimously to include a screening test for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency, or SCID, in the core panel of newborn screening performed nationwide. The Federal Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children formally recommended the screen January 21.
January 22, 2010
With numerous personnel waiting to board planes to the earthquake zone, concerned students, faculty and staff are busy raising money and collecting medical supplies to assist the victims.

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