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Discovery Fellows Program Meets Fundraising Challenge

Discovery Fellows Program Meets Fundraising Challenge

September 30, 2014

A year ahead of schedule, UC San Francisco has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education.

Chancellor Highlights UCSF Strengths in Era of Change

Chancellor Highlights UCSF Strengths in Era of Change

September 30, 2014

UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech.

Parents Persuade Calif. Senate to Shed Light on Children’s Cancer

Parents Persuade Calif. Senate to Shed Light on Children’s Cancer

September 14, 2014

Juliana Peña’s constant smile brightened the days of everyone she came across, even those who just caught a glance of her.

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.