UCSF Professors Lewis Lanier, Talmadge King, Jr., and Kevan Shokat were among 179 of the nation’s most influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony on Oct. 1.
October 17, 2011
UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov and four other UCSF faculty members have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.The new UCSF members were announced today (Oct. 17, 2011) in Washington, D.C. and include:
October 13, 2011
Triple-negative breast cancer is the most deadly form of the disease. This form of breast cancer has a disproportionate impact on women who are younger, African American or Hispanic, but new discoveries, including a new treatment approach targeting inflammation in cancer, may help women survive the disease.
October 12, 2011
John Baxter, a UCSF faculty member for more than 35 years, is being remembered as a pioneer of biotechnology and a leader in taking discoveries from the halls of academia to form companies aimed at developing medical therapies. He died in San Francisco on Oct. 5 following surgery for cancer.
October 11, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Oct. 11, 2011 edition of the New York Times, which is reprinted here according to a license agreement with the University.
October 10, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 edition of The New York Times, in an article titled, “An Innovator Shapes an Empire.” Noting that UCSF is “widely regarded among scientists as one of the nation’s crown jewels of biomedical research, and a birthplace of biotechnology and innovation,” reporter Denise Grady highlights Desmond-Hellmann’s goal of making UCSF “the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.”
October 07, 2011
Personalized medicine and new gene discoveries in human disease were a focus of a daylong symposium hosted by the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics on the Mission Bay campus on Oct. 3.
October 07, 2011
In her third year as Chancellor, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, unveiled an action plan for UCSF that builds on its meritorious mission of advancing health worldwide.
October 05, 2011
The campus community is invited to UCSF's fifth annual Health Disparities Research Symposium on Friday, Oct. 7.
October 04, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann on Tuesday outlined a new vision for UCSF — to be the world's preeminent health sciences innovator — as part of a three-year plan.