June 19, 2015
Tejal A. Desai, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was awarded the 2015 Brown Engineering Alumni Medal (BEAM) from Brown University’s School of Engineering.
May 19, 2015
UCSF"s Loren Frank, PhD, and Yifan Cheng, PhD, have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators, joining 24 other top U.S. biomedical researchers, who will receive the flexible support necessary to move their research in creative new directions.
October 24, 2014
The National Institutes of Health have awarded $17 million to establish the SF BUILD program at San Francisco State University (SFSU), with UCSF as their research partner, to promote training opportunities and career development for minority students and faculty in the biomedical sciences.
October 23, 2014
Almost a year ago, we launched a video series called “Mission in a Minute” to showcase the best of the work that is being done at the University. This pioneering group shared passionately about their work at UCSF. Since their videos aired, we have had a constant stream of requests from people who wanted to share their work with the UCSF community and the rest of the world. "Mission in a Minute" returns this fall with a fresh, new look.
July 23, 2014
Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
October 25, 2013
Faculty and staff representing seven campuses met at the University of California Biomedical Research Acceleration, Integration, and Development (UC BRAID) program's annual retreat to discuss next steps, identify potential research intersections and share its achievements.
October 17, 2012
UCSF bioengineer Shuvo Roy, PhD, has been elected to the BayBio Pantheon, a group of 52 San Francisco Bay Area life sciences leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, for his work toward creating the world’s first implantable artificial kidney.
January 06, 2011
Funding from the Amgen Foundation will enable undergraduates to gain critical hands-on experience with UCSF faculty members to help advance the next generation of scientists.
December 15, 2010
Weight gain and environmental pollutants might be linked, an award-winning worm researcher suggests.
December 01, 2010
A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.
September 30, 2010
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on September 30 announced 52 highly competitive awards for high-risk, high-payoff research for young biomedical scientists, and UCSF tops California institutions with four recipients.
September 27, 2010
Researchers at UCSF have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid, pan-viral microarray diagnostic for detecting viruses of extreme outbreak and pandemic potential.
July 29, 2010
Sally Marshall has received the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2010 Wilmer Souder Distinguished Scientist Award.
July 12, 2010
A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.
June 02, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.