2012: The Year in Review at UCSF

Best UCSF Photos of 2012

A hallmark of UCSF excellence is a spirit of collaboration among all disciplines that carries through its wide spectrum of patient care, research and education programs, fostering an environment of innovation and discovery. The result is groundbreaking life sciences research and world-class health care that support UCSF’s mission: advancing health worldwide™. Here is a slideshow of some of the best photos from around the University in 2012. (Click on the link below to view the slideshow in a larger format.)

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UCSF Celebrates Top Honors, Achieves Funding Successes, Continues Expansion

The year 2012 has been punctuated by numerous successes: A stem cell scientist at the Gladstone Institutes became the fourth UCSF professor to win the Nobel Prize. The new electronic health records system is transforming patient care. And Mission Bay continues to be an epicenter of innovation. Read more

UCSF Researchers Collaborate to Translate Discoveries into Solutions for Advancing Health

UCSF is a health-sciences research powerhouse – a premier academic medical center that values not only the physician who designs clinical trial protocols for promising experimental drugs, but also the talented lab scientist who unearths nature’s secrets on the molecular and cellular levels. Read more

Top 10 Most-Read Stories

Marijuana made the headlines big time in 2012, not just for its legalization in a few states, but also with a highly publicized study co-led by UCSF. Other most-read stories were about the dangers of sugar, Shinya Yamanaka's Nobel Prize win, sex-starved fruit flies that drink and the development of an artificial kidney. Read more

Multimedia Highlights: Sights and Sounds of UCSF

This sampling of videos produced in 2012 captures the breadth and depth of the activities of clinicians, researchers, educators, students, alumni and members of the community who are working to improve health. Read more