UCSF convened 170 of the world’s foremost thinkers, creators and innovators last month at the OME Precision Medicine Summit to identify new approaches and spur action to make medicine more predictive, preventive and precise.
June 18, 2013
Lisa Kroon, PharmD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy within the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective July 1. Kroon has served as interim chair of the department since July 2012, when the previous chair, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, became interim dean and later dean of the School of Pharmacy.
June 13, 2013
The scientific community at UCSF is reacting positively to the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that human genes cannot be patented.
June 07, 2013
The pace at which Nancy Ascher, UCSF’s first female chair of surgery and one of the nation's top doctors, propels through every day is the velocity required for the steep ascent of a remarkable career.
June 05, 2013
After waiting more than a year for a kidney and liver transplant, 2-year-old Matthew Ouimet now has his two new organs after surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
June 05, 2013
UCSF has joined nearly 70 other health care, research and patient advocacy organizations in a global alliance to enable researchers and physicians around the world to share genomic and clinical data.
June 04, 2013
The turnout for this year's free skin cancer screening hosted by the UCSF Department of Dermatology made it one of the most successful. The blazing Saturday sun may have been an appropriate reminder about the importance for getting checked.
May 30, 2013
UCSF has long led the way in demonstrating the positive effects of living a healthy lifestyle. Turns out, a healthy lifestyle can not only keep illness at bay, but it may even stop a disease like cancer dead in its tracks.
May 24, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric emergency department on the Parnasssus campus in April to help fill the need for child-focused emergency services in San Francisco.
May 22, 2013
The many ways in which UCSF students reach out to the community are as diverse as San Francisco itself, from combating Hepatitis B to hosting radio shows about science careers.