Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have formed two research and development collaborations that join together leaders from academia and industry to more rapidly advance groundbreaking innovation from the lab to the patient.
December 02, 2010
The University of California, San Francisco has appointed an exceptional physician and campus leader in the health sciences as its first vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, charged with creating and maintaining a diverse university environment where everyone has an opportunity to excel.
November 18, 2010
In a letter to the UCSF community, Chancellor Desmond-Hellmann expressed sorrow over a fatal accident this week involving a campus shuttle bus that resulted in the death of a 65-year-old woman.
November 09, 2010
UCSF Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, and colleagues have called for Congress to more than quadruple annual federal funding for Alzheimer’s research, saying that with a dedicated effort, there is a chance for a breakthrough against the disease by 2020.
November 04, 2010
Four UCSF scientists sent a letter last April to the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, expressing concern about the health risks of full body scanners being implemented at U.S. airports.
September 24, 2010
The U.S. Department of Justice declined to consent to the University of California’s motion to intervene in Sherley v. Sebelius, the case regarding federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research, on which UC had made a motion to the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals on Sept. 20.
July 28, 2010
UCSF launched a new website today to highlight the vision and priorities of UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, and to provide regular progress reports on the status of her initiatives.
February 23, 2010
Walter S. Newman, a leading San Francisco businessman, philanthropist, and community leader, has joined the Board of Directors of NCIRE-The Veterans Health Research Institute.
January 21, 2010
UCSF has appointed John Plotts, a 30-year financial veteran, to oversee the fiscal and operational management of the life sciences university.
December 15, 2009
UCSF has alerted approximately 600 patients/individuals that an external hacker may have obtained temporary access to emails containing their personal information as a result of a phishing scam.