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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
Two UCSF trailblazers are featured in a new interview series by The Journal of Clinical Investigation called "Conversations with Giants in Medicine."
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
A protein called “clathrin,” which is found in every human cell and plays a critical role in transporting materials within them, also plays a key role in cell division, according to new research at the University of California, San Francisco.
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
Pharmaceutical companies now have a guide — the UCSF-FDA TransPortal — to pre-clinical studies they should conduct to identify potentially harmful interactions between existing and new drugs that depend on how the drugs move into and out of cells through protein portals known as transporters.
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 31, 2012
UCSF has been working to turn the results of last year’s employee engagement survey into meaningful changes for staff.
August 30, 2012
Voters in November will be asked to decide on Proposition 30, an initiative that would raise new state revenue through temporary increases in the state sales tax and the personal income tax on those who earn $250,000 or more per year.