The University of California Board of Regents, in a daylong retreat on Sept. 12, looked at dozens of proposals for addressing the University's growing budget deficit, from academic strategies to changes in employee health and welfare benefits.
September 13, 2012
September 11, 2012
For two decades, asthma treatment for millions of people with a milder form of the disease has consisted of daily inhaled steroid medicine to reduce inflammation. Now, a new study has found that asthmatics who take the low-dose medication as a daily routine do no better than those who turn to their inhalers only when they have symptoms.
September 11, 2012
UC continues to do a tremendous job at ensuring affordability and access, especially for financially disadvantaged students, but a new accountability report finds that state budget cuts are starting to affect quality across the 10-campus University system.
September 10, 2012
Ronald Vale, PhD, of UCSF was one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for work that began more than three decades ago and has helped illuminate several critical aspects of life — how the heart beats and how cells transport material around internally.
September 07, 2012
A good job in health care was the key to a better life for Shameka Jones, but the path to getting one hasn’t been easy.
September 06, 2012
September is a busy month at UCSF, as the campus community comes together for the new school year.
September 05, 2012
Neurosurgeon Mitch Berger will be among UCSF physicians and scientists appearing September 20 at Dreamforce 2012 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, leading separate sessions that address one theme: “Innovating to Improve Health Outcomes.”
September 04, 2012
UCSF’s Pre-Health Undergraduate Program offers undergraduate college students from the Bay Area and around the country a valuable combination of mentorship, classroom training and networking support with the goal of attracting them to careers in clinical and translational science.
August 29, 2012
Through the Immunological Immune Project, leading university immunologists and bioinformatics experts are probing genes to better understand how immune responses are coordinated. They aim to identify new ways to manipulate the immune system to better fight disease.
August 22, 2012
The UCSF Multicultural Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community, to promote a culture of inclusion and offer a gathering place for discussions about diversity.