Lawrence Pitts, professor emeritus of neurosurgery at UCSF, will retire in February 2012 after nearly three years as the University of California’s provost and executive vice president-academic affairs.
September 08, 2011
September 07, 2011
Exposure of girls to toxins and hormone-disrupting chemicals in the environment are suspected of increasing risk for breast cancer."The Breast Biologues," is an award-winning video that explains research by the Bay Area Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center.
September 07, 2011
For eight years now the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has showcased its discoveries, its hard work and its hopes for the future at an event called the Imaging Research Symposium.
August 22, 2011
Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.
August 19, 2011
With four members diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), three of whom are treated at the nation's leading MS Center at UCSF, a cylcing team will participate in the annual ride through the wine country to raise money to fight MS.
August 18, 2011
UCSF students on financial aid can breathe easier after University officials identified nearly $2 million to offset the recent statewide tuition hikes.
August 17, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.
August 15, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will join Mayor Edwin Lee on August 16 at the kick off of the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival, which will bring together an unprecedented brain trust of the region’s scientific and educational partners to produce what is expected to be one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States.
August 12, 2011
UC scientists explain radiation risks from everyday background radiation, medical imaging and nuclear power plant accidents in the aftermath of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
August 11, 2011
UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.