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The University of California, Berkeley and the UCSF have jointly launched a new, one-of-a-kind program in computational precision health, a significant step toward advancing this new field and, ultimately, improving the quality and equity of health care.
David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine at UC San Francisco, has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
UCSF is encouraging every member of its community to participate in a confidential survey designed to help the University better understand people’s perceptions and experiences about the environment in which they work and learn.
Committed to the health and safety of its community, the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) voluntarily initiated a review to assess how buildings across the 10-campus system will perform during an earthquake.
A UCSF task force has been formed to recommend a publicly accessible, permanent site for New Deal-era murals that will be carefully removed from a seismically vulnerable building on its Parnassus Heights campus.
In a promising pairing of science and art, UC San Francisco – one of the world’s premier health science universities – has hired two renowned firms, HGA and Snøhetta, to design a new Research and Academic Building on UCSF’s Parnassus Heights Campus.
Every year, 10,000 liters of liquid helium are used by just two imaging facilities housed at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus managed by the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine—enough to fill 625,000 birthday balloons.
At the recent June Precision Medicine World Conference, scientists and health experts from academia, government, and industry discussed how a precision medicine approached has helped to curb the pandemic and how lessons learned can be used to build resilience against future threats.
After more than four decades at UCSF, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, who has led for nearly 10 years what is widely regarded as the best pharmacy school in the nation, has announced that he will retire December 31, 2021.
UCSF is launching a new initiative to propel the development of living therapeutics – a category of treatments broadly defined as human and microbial living cells that are selected, modified, or engineered to treat or cure disease – and bring them quickly to patients.