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September 14, 2014
UCSF ranked at the top in a national evaluation of residency training programs by the online physician network Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.
September 14, 2014
Juliana's Journey Foundation - established in honor of two-and-a-half-year-old Juliana Peña, who passed away in 2012 from brain cancer - recently gave $15,000 to UCSF's Kate Matthay, MD, to develop treatments for neuroblastoma.
September 11, 2014
Bacteria that normally live in and upon us have genetic blueprints that enable them to make thousands of molecules that act like drugs, and some of these molecules might serve as the basis for new human therapeutics, according to UCSF researchers.
September 11, 2014
Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement today.
September 10, 2014
UCSF is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine.
September 09, 2014
UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood traveled to Fresno on Sept. 5, along with UC President Janet Napolitano and other top UC educators, to hear from high school and medical students, as well as medical residents.
September 08, 2014
Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UCSF, has received the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.
September 08, 2014
Peter Walter has won the 2014 Lasker Award, popularly known as the "American Nobels." It’s the second major accolade this year alone for the Germany native, whose career didn't always point toward being a research scientist.
September 08, 2014
It was a spectacular celebration for the UCSF community that culminated in the ceremonial "turning on the lights" at the new Mission Bay medical center. Browse some of the day's colorful sights.
September 05, 2014
Motivating INformed Decisions (MIND), UC San Francisco’s newest career exploration program, is about to embark on its inaugural year. MIND will give basic and biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral students the skills they need to effectively explore the diversity of careers available to PhD scientists.

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