UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services for children and adolescents in Oakland and the East Bay, which reflects a nationwide shortage.
In his fifth annual address, Chancellor Hawgood focused on the deep connections the University has to the Bay Area and its people.
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub announced awards of $13.7 million over three years for seven teams that include researchers from UC Berkeley, Stanford University and UCSF.
A $20 million gift from longtime UCSF donors Dagmar Dolby and her son, David, will establish the UCSF Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders within the Department of Psychiatry.
In 2017, UCSF received more biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health than any other public institution, continuing a seven-year trend.
UCSF received more than $593.9 million in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2017 for research across multiple health-science arenas at the University.
For the sixth year, UCSF has placed among the top 20 colleges and universities that received the most charitable contributions in the nation. The distinction caps an extraordinary career for John B. Ford, who recently retired as vice chancellor of University Development and Alumni Relations.
UCSF has received a $500 million commitment from the Helen Diller Foundation to support the planning, design and construction of a new, world-class hospital at the University’s historic Parnassus Heights campus, ensuring that UCSF can continue to provide premier care to patients in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond in the 21st century.