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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.
Under the agreement, Thermo Fisher will build and operate a 45,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art cell therapy development, manufacturing and collaboration center in leased space on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.
UCSF will design a new state-of-the-art research and academic building, as well as make extensive site improvements to create a more welcoming environment, as part of the first phase of projects to revitalize its century-old Parnassus Heights campus.
Scheduled to open this fall, the 150,000-square-foot Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building, designed by ZGF Architects with input from more than 100 UCSF faculty and staff, will be a state-of-the-art facility that co-locates mental and physical health care.
The newly named Sandler Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research – previously known as the Program in Breakthrough Biomedical Research (PBBR) – has for 23 years supported the boldest, least explored research ideas in the life sciences.
The University of California shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of students, faculty, academic appointees and staff to in-person instruction across the state this fall.
In the third installment of UCSF’s three-part series, “COVID-19: The Path Forward,” a panel of health and policy experts met March 23 to examine COVID-19's impact on our society and look ahead to how we rebuild and prepare for future pandemics.
UC San Francisco and Johns Hopkins University today announced the launch of the Opioid Industry Documents Archive, a digital repository of publicly disclosed documents from recent judgments, settlements, and ongoing lawsuits concerning the opioid crisis.
A panel of health experts and government officials addressed the myriad issues related to COVID-19, including health disparities before and during the pandemic, public partnerships, and how communities can better address inequities to prevent the next crisis.