Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR).
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.
July 22, 2014
Three UCSF researchers are among 13 scientists who received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis.
July 10, 2014
Watch five esteemed faculty members give TED-like talks, called Discovery Talks, on a specific aspect of their research at UCSF Alumni Weekend 2014.
July 03, 2014
The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.
June 18, 2014
The Ras protein is one of the most common and deadly drivers of cancer, yet it has eluded any drug therapies for decades. Scientists are getting close to changing that.
June 10, 2014
Joshua Osborn was fighting for his life against a mysterious ailment. With his options dwindling, a team at UCSF employed advanced DNA sequencing technology to track down the culprit.
June 03, 2014
The New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference, held at UCSF, featured experts from the University of California and across the country, addressing the changing landscape of health care.
June 03, 2014
There are 100 trillion bacterial cells living in and on our bodies. In the spring issue of UCSF Magazine, find out how these bacteria could be the key to treating and preventing a number of conditions from asthma to obesity.
May 28, 2014
University of California President Janet Napolitano and Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner will be among several UC participants in the New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference, which will be webcast live.