Ronald Vale, professor and vice chair of cellular and molecular pharmacology at UCSF, is a winner of the 2017 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for his seminal research on motor proteins, molecular machines that perform functions crucial to life.
UCSF Health is rolling out a campaign to underscore the health system’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The campaign was initiated amid recent concerns about potential discrimination or immigration issues that have arisen among patients and their families, as well as staff.
A proposal for an artificial intelligence-based skin cancer screening tool has won the 2017 Cancer Center Impact Grant, a $250,000 award to support high-risk, high-reward research projects that are unlikely to be funded by conventional sources.
The UC Board of Regents have approved plans for three new UCSF building projects, including a new neuroscience building on the Mission Bay campus as well as a new psychiatry building and student housing in the nearby Dogpatch neighborhood.
Racial discrimination experienced by African-American children and young adults exacerbates a type of asthma known to be resistant to standard treatment, according to a study headed by researchers at UCSF.
The New Generation Health Center will continue to provide reproductive health care for teens and young adults through a new partnership that will enable it to co-locate across the street from its current location.
This year’s UCSF Founders Day Awards were given to 12 faculty, staff and students to recognize their contributions in the areas of public service, exceptional service to UC San Francisco and excellence in nursing.