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Researchers Receive High Honors for Outstanding Science Contributions

By Laura Kurtzman on January 31, 2023
Three UC San Francisco researchers have been named 2022 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which is the world’s largest general scientific society and publishes the influential Science family of journals. Election to AAAS is one of the highest honors in...

Meet the Team

By Courtney Strasenburgh on December 12, 2022
Semil Choksi, PhD, a scientist in Jeremy Reiter’s Lab at the CVRI, took this image, “Cilia in space,” as part of our October microscopy contest.

Science Diversity Leadership Awards

By Courtney Strasenburgh on November 21, 2022
Mercedes Paredes, MD, PhD, received a Science Diversity Leadership Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Her project, “Evolution of Neural Stem Cells in the Human Hippocampal Neurogenic Niche in Development and Disease,”...

Fetal Therapy Offers Hope for Patients with Rare Genetic Disorders

By Jessica Berthold on November 09, 2022
Toddler Thrives with Same Disease That Ended Siblings’ Lives When Zahid and Sobia Bashir discovered their fetus had the same genetic disease that took the lives of two of their young children, they didn’t hesitate to sign up for a promising but experimental new therapy.
Mosaic of peoples faces smiling representing the winners of the Robertson Awards

NYSCF Announces 2022 Class of NYSCF – Robertson Investigators

By The New York Stem Cell Foundation on October 18, 2022
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) today announced the 2022 class of NYSCF – Robertson Investigators, welcoming six outstanding stem cell researchers and neuroscientists into the NYSCF Investigator Program.

3 UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2022

By Robin Marks on October 17, 2022
Three UC San Francisco faculty members are among the 100 new national members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Membership in the NAM recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional...

NIH BRAIN Initiative Launches Projects to Develop Cell Atlases and Molecular Tools for Cell Access

By National Institute of Mental Health on September 22, 2022
Today the National Institutes of Health announces two transformative projects supported by the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative: 

Understanding the Genesis of Cancer is Goal of $25 Million Award

By Elizabeth Fernandez on June 16, 2022
International Team Co-Led by UCSF’s Allan Balmain Will Fund Research Into the Early Stages of Tumor Development

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