UCSF: Year 2011 in Review

UCSF's 2011


Summarizing 365 days at UCSF is no easy task. Despite economic challenges, the University enjoyed another productive year across its missions of research, education and patient care. Here are a few major accomplishments and memorable moments of 2011.

Remembering 2011

UCSF’s Institutional and Individual Accomplishments

UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann cuts the ribbon at the dedication ceremony

The year 2011 saw many successes at the institutional and individual levels, whether it was opening state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities or winning acclaim for major achievements in advancing science. Read more

UCSF's Breakthroughs in Science
Stephen Hauser, MD, works with Pierre-Antoine Gourraud, PhD, in the lab

UCSF has continually ranked among the top recipients of competitively awarded research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). UCSF is also distinguished among universities for reporting discoveries that are most often referenced by groundbreaking researchers internationally. 
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UCSF: The Year in Photos
UCSF Hosts First Prom for Hospitalized Teens in Bay Area

This slideshow, featuring photos by staff and freelance photographers, recaps events and activities and showcases members of the UCSF community in action during 2011. Read more

Multimedia Highlights

Inventing Medical Devices for Children
Dec. 9, 2011, Watch video

Bay Area Science Festival Draws Thousands
Nov. 8, 2011, Watch video

Vicki Kennedy Talks About Brain Tumors
Oct. 26, 2011, Watch video

Chancellor Outlines Plan for UCSF
Oct. 4, 2011, Watch video

UCSF is Committed to the City
Sept. 16, 2011, Watch video

What’s Next in Science
June 27, 2011, Watch video

Chancellor Celebrates Commencement
June 8, 2011, Watch video

UCSF Taps Yamamoto to Lead Research Enterprise
March 21, 2011, Watch video

UCSF Opens Robotic Pharmacy to Improve Patient Safety
March 7, 2011, Watch video

New Hope for Spina Bifida
Feb. 9, 2011, Watch video

UCSF Opens Stem Cell Science Building
Feb. 9, 2011, Watch video