April 25, 2014
A renowned molecular biologist and an internationally acclaimed global health leader from UC San Francisco have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
October 17, 2013
Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.
July 18, 2013
The University of California Board of Regents today (July 18) appointed Janet Napolitano, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a two-term governor of Arizona, as the 20th president and first woman at the helm of the University of California.
July 12, 2013
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated for appointment as the 20th president of the University of California, it was announced today.
Regent Sherry Lansing, chair of a 10-member special search committee, said Napolitano rose to the top from a large field of candidates and was recommended on a unanimous vote.
March 01, 2013
UC President Mark Yudof will end his tenure at the helm of the 10-campus system in August.The University of California Board of Regents today (March 1) announced the first steps in the international search for a successor to President Mark G. Yudof, who will end his tenure as the UC systemwide leader in August.
January 24, 2013
Leaders from city and state government, science and industry, joined the UCSF community at the ten-year anniversary party on Wednesday to celebrate the creation of the $3 billion Mission Bay campus.
January 18, 2013
Two heads are better than one, as the saying goes – and a new study by a duo at UCSF demonstrates how having two attending surgeons in the operating room during spinal surgeries can benefit patients in multiple ways.
January 17, 2013
The risk of kidney failure is greater for people with chronic kidney disease who also have atrial fibrillation, one of the most common forms of irregular heart rhythm in adults, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research.
January 16, 2013
New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.
January 10, 2013
Two UCSF teams have received a total of $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new ways to significantly reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations.
January 07, 2013
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center a $36 million support grant that will fund infrastructure for clinical trials, cutting-edge research and programmatic support over five years.
December 18, 2012
Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, according to a clinical trial led by researchers at UCSF and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
November 26, 2012
Decreasing the level of a key brain protein led to significantly less drinking and alcohol-seeking behavior in rats and mice that had been trained to drink, according to a study by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UCSF.
November 19, 2012
Women exposed to trauma may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder because of a heightened fear response, according to a new study.
November 16, 2012
A preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering and aging, by looking at a biological measure of longevity.