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President Bill Clinton Tours New UCSF Hospitals

President Bill Clinton Tours New UCSF Hospitals

February 10, 2015

U.S. President Bill Clinton visited UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Feb. 5 to view the new state-of the-art facilities for children, women and cancer patients.

UCSF-Led Study Shows Why Some Targeted Cancer Drugs Lose Effectiveness

UCSF-Led Study Shows Why Some Targeted Cancer Drugs Lose Effectiveness

February 9, 2015

A protein called YAP, which drives the growth of organs during development and regulates their size in adulthood, plays a key role in the emergence of resistance to targeted cancer therapies, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco researchers.

Apply for Intramural Funds through UCSF's Resource Allocation Program

Apply for Intramural Funds through UCSF's Resource Allocation Program

February 3, 2015

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings, is now inviting applications for the Spring 2015 cycle.

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Opens, Welcomes 131 Patients

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Opens, Welcomes 131 Patients

February 2, 2015

With 40 ambulances, approximately 300 UC San Francisco staff and faculty, as well as 100 emergency medical services personnel, UCSF Medical Center on Sunday, Feb. 1,  safely transported 131 patients to the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay from its Parnassus and Mount Zion campuses.

Introducing: Bakar Cancer Hospital

Introducing: Bakar Cancer Hospital

January 31, 2015

UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital represents the culmination of the science and expertise that has made our cancer program second to none.

Peter Walter Wins the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Peter Walter Wins the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Sciences

January 27, 2015

Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics, has received the 2015 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Sciences, which recognizes major contributions to science made by immigrants to America.
 
Q&A with Alan Ashworth

Q&A with Alan Ashworth

January 22, 2015

Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS, is one of the world’s preeminent cancer scientists. This January he assumed the role of the new director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UCSF Mourns Loss of Helen Diller (1929-2015)

UCSF Mourns Loss of Helen Diller (1929-2015)

January 14, 2015

The UC San Francisco community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Helen Diller, who was a longtime champion of UCSF, in particular through her family foundation’s support of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UCSF Receives $40M Gift For Medical Center At Mission Bay

UCSF Receives $40M Gift For Medical Center At Mission Bay

January 10, 2015

UC San Francisco has received a $40 million gift from angel investor and philanthropist Ron Conway, his wife Gayle, and sons Ronny, Topher and Danny, to help fund the outpatient medical building at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, which opens on Feb. 1 on UCSF’s world-renowned biomedical research campus.
 

Top Trends in Health and Science for 2015

Top Trends in Health and Science for 2015

December 17, 2014

"For the first time ever, we're able to pinpoint to important molecular features shared by cancers that affect different tissues, and, conversely, to make important distinctions between cancers that affect the same tissue. This will have huge implications for therapy as we begin to ...