It seemed like an unlikely scenario: eight of UCSF’s top thought leaders describing their work for a public health sciences campus and hospital as hundreds of startup founders, sales executives and information technology professionals listened – and Tweeted – intently.
September 06, 2011
September 02, 2011
Due to a steady decline in business and a recommendation to shift to online purchases for computers, UCSF will close its University stores at its Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses by the end of October.
September 02, 2011
As part of the organization of the Office of Diversity and Outreach, UCSF will establish a Multicultural Resource Center, which will promote a campus culture of inclusion and equity, cultural competency and interprofessional collaboration.
September 01, 2011
For the first time in his life, 50-year-old Art Wagner is growing a beard to raise awareness of prostate cancer after he was successfully treated at UCSF Medical Center.
August 31, 2011
Four-year-old Grace Rego is getting ready to start pre-kindergarten with a straightened spine thanks to two great parents and UCSF’s Mohammad Diab, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who performed an innovative spinal stapling procedure at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
August 30, 2011
Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite transmitted from person to person by the bite of a mosquito. In the past two centuries, numerous research and public health efforts worldwide have sought to combat this ancient scourge as this timeline shows.
August 29, 2011
UCSF experts in women’s health, patient safety, information technology and advancing research will present the “Unusual Thinkers” track at the Dreamforce conference on Thursday.
August 26, 2011
The UCSF team came in third place overall in AIDS Walk San Francisco 2011 raising $55,000 in the annual event to benefit HIV/AIDS programs and services in the San Francisco Bay Area.
August 24, 2011
Seasonal variations in kidney stone incidence are reflected in Google search engine queries, UCSF researchers find.
August 23, 2011
A spinning steel sculpture, the work of New York-based artist Sarah Sze, has recently been installed in the library on the Parnassus campus as part of UCSF's public arts program.