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TEDx San Francisco and UCSF Present '7 Billion Well: Re-imaging Global Health' on Saturday

November 06, 2012 TEDx San Francisco and UCSF Global Health Sciences are uniting forces for the first time ever to showcase "7 Billion Well," a global health-focused TEDx event on November 10.

Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in Phase III Clinical Trial

November 06, 2012 Hospitalized heart failure patients who received the drug, serelaxin, in a phase III clinical trial had fewer disease symptoms and as a group experienced 37 percent fewer deaths over six months, according to results of a new study.

Bay Area Science Festival Draws More Than 30,000 to AT&T Park with Interactive Exhibits

November 05, 2012 The World Series may be over, but AT&T Park was still buzzing over the weekend as thousands came to play and learn through interactive science exhibits.

UCSF to Survey All About Campus Culture of Inclusion

November 05, 2012 UCSF faculty, medical center and campus staff, postdocs, students and trainees will have the opportunity to voice their opinions on the learning and working environment at UCSF in a survey beginning Monday, Nov. 5.

Asthma Researcher Makes Rare Leap from Graduate School to UCSF Principal Investigator and Professor

November 05, 2012 Most young scientists fresh out of graduate school are content to begin a post-doctoral fellowship, working for an established faculty member. But for Christopher Allen, PhD, award-winning research in asthma meant the fast-track onto UCSF’s faculty.

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health

November 05, 2012 As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Honor UCSF's Michael Harrison

November 02, 2012 Michael Harrison, MD, founder and director emeritus of the Fetal Treatment Center at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and director of the UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium, was recognized recently with the Ronald McDonald House Charities Medical Award of Excellence.

UCSF Kicks Off Employee Giving Program

November 01, 2012 UCSF is rolling out its Employee Giving Program, an annual opportunity for faculty and staff to give back to and strengthen their community.

Two UCSF Affiliates Sexually Assaulted Near Parnassus Campus

November 01, 2012 Two UCSF-affiliated individuals were the victims of sexual assault between 8:30 and 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. 

Leaders Envision Malaria-Free Asia Pacific Region

October 31, 2012 The Australian government, with support of UCSF's Global Health Group, will host "Malaria 2012: Saving Lives" in the Asia-Pacific in Sydney, Australia, to showcase progress throughout the Asia Pacific region in controlling and eliminating malaria.

UCSF to Conduct Online Survey to Assess Campus Experience Relating to Respect, Diversity and Inclusion

October 31, 2012 Beginning November 5, UCSF will join the University of California system to survey all faculty, staff, students and trainees about their experiences with campus climate relating to respect, diversity and inclusion.

To Treat Emotional Toll of Medical School, Physician Prescribes Shakespeare

October 30, 2012 Students may begin their medical school careers riding on a cloud of altruism and goodwill, but it’s not long before the grueling schedule, avalanche of new vocabulary and stubborn patients can take a toll. UCSF's David Watts, MD, argues that a healthy dose of literature – poems and stories, specifically — be a core part of the student experience.

In Aftermath of Sandy, Donations Pour in to American Red Cross

October 30, 2012 Members of the UCSF community who want to show support for the relief and recovery of victims from Hurricane Sandy may give to the American Red Cross through

San Francisco Giants Parade to Affect Transportation on Wednesday

October 30, 2012 Transportation and traffic in around San Francisco will be affected as the Giants victory parade will be held Halloween day, Wednesday, Oct. 31.

New Research Development Office Aims to Foster New Collaborative Research Teams Across UCSF

October 30, 2012 UCSF is launching a new effort to boost research development to help the University’s scientists better compete in an increasingly complex funding environment.