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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of California announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide – immediately and at no cost.
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.
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.
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.
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.