Campus News

January 12, 2010
UCSF’s Diana Farmer, the world’s first female fetal surgeon, will be inducted into the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE) on January 20 -- becoming only the second US female surgeon to be bestowed this prestigious honor.
January 11, 2010
Atul Gawande, a bestselling author and renowned health expert, will present findings from his new book at a January 13 talk at UCSF.
January 08, 2010
From deadly snake bites to babies born in animal sheds, Joe Niemczura recounts vivid and often-troubling experiences as a volunteer instructor and nurse in Nepal.
January 08, 2010
UCSF police are issusing a warning to the UCSF community on how to handle letters and parcels following a Jan. 4 incident at UC Irvine.
January 08, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stuck to his promise to hold the line on higher education cuts, unveiling a spending plan Friday that includes $371 million in additional money for UC plus funding for Cal Grants. Read the story on UC website.
January 07, 2010
Scientists have identified a gene underlying a disease that causes temporary paralysis of skeletal muscle. The finding, they say, illustrates how investigations of rare genetic diseases can drive insights into more common ones.
January 07, 2010
Employees and students with a UCSF identification badge may receive H1N1 vaccines at UCSF beginning January 11.
January 06, 2010
The UCSF Patient Health Library at Mount Zion offers a wealth of information on medical conditions and treatments, as well as on-site guidance from a trained medical librarian.
January 06, 2010
By Donna Hemmila Vowing to protect higher education funding, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed a bold proposal Wednesday (Jan. 6) to amend the state constitution to shift money from prisons to higher education. Read full story on the UC Newsroom website.
January 06, 2010
QB3 researchers at the UCSF Sandler Center for Basic Research in Parasitic Diseases are preparing to apply for FDA approval to test an Investigational New Drug (IND) for Chagas disease, in what could become the first drug to emerge from UCSF without an industry partner.

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