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UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Watch the Highlights

Did you miss UC San Francisco at Dreamforce 2015? Each year, UCSF participates in the massive technology gathering by Salesforce, highlighting the latest innovations in health care and research. Watch some of the featured presentations below.

Dreamforce 2015 Keynote with Laura Esserman

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, one of the nation’s leading experts in breast cancer research and treatment, discusses how she uses the Salesforce platform to bring precision medicine to breast cancer research. The video below begins at 7:30.

Translating a Trillion Data Points into Therapies and New Insights into Disease

Atul Butte, MD, PhD, a world-renowned expert in medical technology and professor of pediatrics in the UCSF School of Medicine, talks about how to make better diagnostics for pregnancy complications, repurpose existing drugs and find new ones to target cancers, and to understand the future of next-gen biotech companies. These efforts are part of the field of precision medicine, in which UCSF plays a leading role.

Ensuring Health Equity is Within Reach

A panel led by Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, new dean of the School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs, showcased ways in which UCSF is working on multiple fronts to better understand the causes of health care inequities and to implement promising strategies to eliminate disparities. Panel members include Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, professor at the School of Pharmacy; Dayna Long, MD, pediatric specialist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, and Sofia Noori, a third-year medical student in UCSF’s Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved.