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A world-class team of researchers co-led by UCSF’s Allan Balmain, PhD, FRS, has been selected to receive a $25 million Cancer Grand Challenges award to investigate the very early stages of cancer development.
Jack S. Resneck Jr., MD, was inaugurated today as the 177th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Resneck is a dermatologist, professor and vice-chair of the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.
After two years of participating in mostly virtual events due to the pandemic, UCSF is rallying its community to come together in Golden Gate Park for AIDS Walk San Francisco on July 17 to raise funds for programs and services that benefit people of the Bay Area.
Addressing the disconnect between health care providers and sexual or gender minority (SGM) communities inspired UCSF researchers to develop the LGBTQ+ Health Certificate Program, open to all UCSF staff, faculty, students, fellows, and residents.
Eric J. Small, MD, was announced as one of the winners of the 10th annual Giants of Cancer Care® awards. Small is being recognized for his achievements in the clinical practice and research of genitourinary cancers.
A $3 million gift from Elisa and Marc Stad will launch the Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals – one of the most innovative and comprehensive programs of its kind in the nation.
The UCSF Alumni Association named seven winners of the 2022 UCSF Alumni Achievement Awards, honoring alumni across UCSF’s four schools and the Graduate Division for their extraordinary contributions to clinical practice, research, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, service, mentorship, and early-career success.
Natalia Jura, an associate professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and an investigator at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute, is the 27th recipient of the annual Byers Award.
UCSF has received approval for plans to build a state-of-the-art hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights to meet the region’s growing demand for specialty care and California’s rigorous hospital seismic requirements.
Scientists at UCSF QBI and the QBI Coronavirus Research Group (QCRG) have been awarded $67.5 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to support its mission of pandemic preparedness.
Keith Yamamoto, PhD, a leader in precision medicine and the vice chancellor of Science Policy and Strategy at UCSF, has been elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest scientific society in the world.
Kathy Giacomini, PhD, who trained as a pharmacist and went on to become one of the foremost experts on pharmacogenomics with a focus on drug transporters, has been appointed dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy.
D’Anne Duncan is the first black woman to deliver the UCSF Last Lecture, which she gave during a live event on April 6, answering the question “If you have but one lecture to give, what would you say?”
UCSF issued its first annual report on progress made in implementing the community benefits outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) established by UCSF and the City and County of San Francisco as the University revitalizes its historic Parnassus Heights campus.