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San Francisco Celebrates 3 New Hospitals With Stars, Lights and Action

San Francisco Celebrates 3 New Hospitals With Stars, Lights and Action

September 8, 2014

San Francisco’s Mission Bay district became a melting pot of celebrities, civic dignitaries, community members and assorted creatures of unknown species with dazzling outfits and daring dance moves, as the city marked the upcoming opening of the new UCSF Medical Center.

Peter Walter’s Career of 'Challenging the Unknown' Leads to Lasker Award

Peter Walter’s Career of 'Challenging the Unknown' Leads to Lasker Award

September 8, 2014

Peter Walter, PhD, vividly remembers the atmosphere of "political insanity" that colored an otherwise happy youth in Cold War-era West Berlin, then a walled city that was itself encircled by the hostile territory of East Germany.

UCSF Professor Peter Walter Receives Lasker Award for Basic Research

UCSF Professor Peter Walter Receives Lasker Award for Basic Research

September 8, 2014

Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UC San Francisco, has received the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.

Kelley Receives Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute

Kelley Receives Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute

September 4, 2014

Katie Kelley, MD, a gastrointestinal oncologist at UC San Francisco, has received the 2014 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Join Septembeard and TEAM UCSF!

Join Septembeard and TEAM UCSF!

September 1, 2014

Our TEAM UCSF is growing and, so can you!  Septembeard.org is a clever non-profit, founded by advocate Art Wagner, which raises funds for prostate cancer research by asking volunteers to grow beards during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

New Hospital Embraces Next Frontier of Cancer Treatment

New Hospital Embraces Next Frontier of Cancer Treatment

August 24, 2014

When urologist Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, did his residency at UCSF 30 years ago, cancer was “a word that was whispered,” a knowledgeable patient was someone who just followed doctor’s orders and oftentimes a diagnosis wasn’t made until disease was advanced.