CTSI’s Catalyst Awards Program Marks First Industry Partnership

By John Daigre on February 12, 2014

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF has entered into a three-year collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, marking its first industry partnership for CTSI’s Catalyst Awards program’s therapeutic track.

Better Stem Cell Recipes Through Physics

By Jeffrey Norris on January 29, 2014

UCSF scientist Valerie Weaver, PhD, received a $1.2 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that explores the transformation of stem cells into specialized cell types.

Two UCSF Rising Stars Among Forbes' '30 Under 30' List

By Kristen Bole & Leland Kim on January 6, 2014

UC San Francisco's Jonathan Ostrem, PhD, and David Weinberg, PhD, have been acknowledged in Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30” list for their contributions to science and healthcare.

ePrognosis: Cancer Screening Mobile App Wins Award

By Eric Widera on December 2, 2013

A UCSF and Harvard Medical School mobile application won product of the year award at the 13th annual Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grantees' meeting.

UCSF Child Oncologists Shave Heads to Fight Cancer

By on November 22, 2013

In solidarity for children fighting cancer, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital hosted a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event on Nov. 16 at the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building.