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UCSF leaders Sam Hawgood, Mark Laret, and Renee Navarro issue a statement to the Bay Area community condemning a recent increase in assaults against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
UCSF and UC Berkeley today announced a long-term research partnership with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, and its parent company, Roche Holding AG, to speed the development of new therapeutics for debilitating brain diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.
In 2020, UCSF again was the top public recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health, maintaining the spot for the 14th year in a row. UCSF continued to rank high among all public and private institutions nationwide, ranking third overall.
The Regents’ vote follows more than two years of robust community engagement spanning 28 public meetings to develop the CPHP, which reflects input from hundreds of stakeholders inside and outside UCSF.
Scientific presentations will include advances in understanding the immune response, and precision medicine-driven development of new diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines, and population health strategies.
UCSF, the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council, and Herrero Boldt Webcor have announced a Community Workforce Agreement that will promote collaboration between the University, labor unions and construction firms during the construction of the new hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights.
UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco have announced an agreement in principle on a set of community benefits to accompany the University’s Comprehensive Parnassus Heights Plan to modernize its historic campus.
Through its Office of Innovation Ventures, UC San Francisco has formalized a new strategic collaboration with Autobahn Labs, a “virtual incubator” focused on drug discovery and development, to help move scientific discoveries with therapeutic potential more quickly to market.
On a history-making day, UCSF began the first vaccinations of its critical health care workforce, including both clinical and non-clinical staff whose work places them at heightened risk of infection by COVID-19.
Amid the challenges of 2020, the tenacity of the UCSF community has allowed us to shine. Take a moment to revisit the highlights from the year, read the science that captured people’s attention, and see moments that exemplify what we do.
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