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Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014 Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Shuvo Roy to Receive BayBio Pantheon Award For Artificial Kidney Project

October 17, 2012 UCSF bioengineer Shuvo Roy, PhD, has been elected to the BayBio Pantheon, a group of 52 San Francisco Bay Area life sciences leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, for his work toward creating the world’s first implantable artificial kidney.

UCSF Receives $1 Million to Support Amgen Scholars Program

January 06, 2011 Funding from the Amgen Foundation will enable undergraduates to gain critical hands-on experience with UCSF faculty members to help advance the next generation of scientists.

Chemicals in Environment Deserve Study for Possible Role in Fat Gain, Says Byers Award Recipient

December 15, 2010 Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.

Embryonic Stem Cell Lawsuit Threatens Regenerative Medicine Research

December 01, 2010 A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.

UCSF Tops California Universities with Four NIH Director's New Innovator Awards

September 30, 2010 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on September 30 announced 52 highly competitive awards for high-risk, high-payoff research for young biomedical scientists, and UCSF tops California institutions with four recipients.

UCSF Research Team Wins Grant to Detect Deadly Viruses

September 27, 2010 Researchers at UCSF have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid, pan-viral microarray diagnostic for detecting viruses of extreme outbreak and pandemic potential.

Sally Marshall Wins Award from the International Association for Dental Research

July 29, 2010 Sally Marshall has received the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2010 Wilmer Souder Distinguished Scientist Award.

Reframing Alzheimer's: Book Helps Deepen Understanding of Memory Loss

July 12, 2010 A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.

Symposium to Address Unsolved Problems in BioMedicine to Honor Chancellor Emeritus

June 02, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.

UCSF School of Nursing's Doctoral Program in Sociology Celebrates 40 Years

December 29, 2009 A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.