Campus News

April 15, 2010
A new report, based in part on case studies of the UCSF School of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine, has determined five elements critical to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in medical schools and ultimately, the physician workforce. Read the news release.
April 15, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently congratulated members of the UCSF community who have served at the University for a decade or longer.
April 15, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann recently urged stem cell researchers to focus on the primary goal – making new treatments broadly available to benefit patients.
April 15, 2010
The UCSF School of Medicine is ranked among the top five medical schools in the nation in a new survey on “America’s Best Graduate Schools” conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
April 14, 2010
Rebecca Skloot, author of New York Times bestselling book “The Immortal Life of Henriettal Lacks,” will visit UCSF for a special conversation about science and the ethics of research on April 28.
April 14, 2010
To be a truly comprehensive and successful anti-obesity program, First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign must include interventions that target pregnant women, infants, and pre-school-age children, UCSF experts say.
April 14, 2010
A UCSF-led study examining the impact of statins on the progression of multiple sclerosis found a lower incidence of new brain lesions in patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drug in the early stages of the disease as compared to a placebo.
April 14, 2010
New research investigating neurological decline in a population of “super healthy” elderly subjects found that the decline in neurological function of the peripheral nervous system attributed to aging may be related to metabolic factors, such as blood sugar levels, even if these factors are within the normal range.
April 13, 2010
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about the features and the future of the UC retirement plan during Finance Day on April 15.
April 13, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle, appearing on the front page of the Sunday paper on April 11.

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