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Speaker Pelosi Hears Economic Stimulus Success Stories at UCSF

February 19, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi federal economic stimulus funds will help University scientists conduct “biomedical research that literally will change the world.”

Two UCSF Scientists to Receive Prestigious Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research

February 18, 2010 Two UCSF scientists have been selected for the prestigious Potamkin Prize for their “outstanding achievements” in dementia research.

UCSF 2011: A Focus on Operational Excellence (transcript)

February 17, 2010 Message to the Campus By Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH February 17, 2010 I appreciate the opportunity to speak to all of you today – and I’m sorry that I’m doing it by videotape – but I wanted to communicate broadly across the campus and in a timely manner.  Our topic for today is the budget for next year, UCSF 2011, who we will be in the fiscal years 2011 and 2012.  I want to talk to you today about the situation, what you’ll see from me and my team, and what you can expect from me.

UCSF to Focus on Mission to Adjust to New Fiscal Realities, Chancellor Says (video)

February 17, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann today released a video message to the campus community explaining the need to focus on the University’s advancing health worldwide mission™ to adjust to new fiscal realities.

Jans to Receive MIT's Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

February 16, 2010 UCSF’s Lily Jan and Yuh-Nung Jan, have been named the joint winners of the 2010 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience for their major contributions in brain research.

UC Surveys Employees about Pension, Retiree Health Benefits

February 12, 2010 Faculty, staff and retirees are being surveyed while the University determines how pension and retiree medical benefits for current and future retirees can become financially sustainable.

UCSF Doctors Return from Medical Mission Treating Haitian Earthquake Survivors

February 12, 2010 A month after the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, UCSF anesthesiologists report that more volunteers are needed to help earthquake survivors.

UC President Yudof Reports on Budget Advocacy Progress

February 11, 2010 Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.

UC President Yudof Reports on Budget Advocacy Progress

February 11, 2010 Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.

New Translational Catalyst Award Supports Developing Diagnostics, Therapeutics

February 11, 2010 Researchers, who are interested in taking their research from the bench to the bedside, are encouraged to apply for a catalyst award by March 1.

Author to Speak About Science of Gratitude at UCSF

February 10, 2010 Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at UC Davis, will speak at UCSF about his research on the science of gratitude on February 17.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Elects Vail as Director

February 09, 2010 UCSF’s Thomas Vail, one of the nation’s top orthopaedic surgeons and a clinical scientist, has been elected director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Take the Staff Appreciation Survey

February 09, 2010 Staff members who participated in holiday appreciation events late last year are being asked to take a quick survey to provide feedback.

Senator Specter to Talk About Health Care, NIH Funding at UCSF Town Hall

February 08, 2010 Senator Arlen Specter will join UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann for a town hall meeting to talk about health care reform, federal funding of scientific research and other important issues on February 16.

Struggle Continues to Realize Dream of Martin Luther King, UCSF Awardees Say

February 05, 2010 Three members of the UCSF community were honored recently with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for their extraordinary leadership in advancing the goals of social justice.

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