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?”
Wei Gordon was among nine finalists in the sixth annual UCSF Grad Slam, held March 31 – after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic – competing to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.
Black youth who attend racially segregated schools are more likely to have behavior problems and to drink alcohol than Black youth in less segregated schools, according to a UCSF study published in Pediatrics.
For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. UCSF continued to rank highly among all public and private institutions nationwide, ranking fourth overall.
The UCSF Office of Legal Counsel is announcing the appointment of two senior attorneys to its staff to support both Campus and Health priorities. Anagha Dandekar Clifford will join as the new deputy campus counsel and chief advisor for UCSF Resiliency Strategy in late February, and Ben Durie will join as a senior counsel for Healthcare Transactions and Strategy on February 1st.
Three UC San Francisco researchers have been selected as 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals. They are among 564 newly elected fellows announced Jan. 26.
Microbiologist Joseph Bondy-Denomy, PhD, has been selected as the 2022 William K. Bowes Jr. Biomedical Investigator for his groundbreaking discovery of a secret weapon deployed by viruses in their ancient battle against bacteria.
Thirty-two UCSF faculty members have been named to the second cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators and will receive $1 million apiece in unrestricted funds over the next five years to pursue creative and innovative research.