Facts and Figures


Tejal Desai, PhD

Research areas

Categories of department research:

Research services and facilities

Organized research unit

Dean’s Office

Research programs and collaborations

Education programs

Includes education programs administered by or involving department faculty members:

PhD degree programs

Administered by the School of Pharmacy. (Faculty members teach in many PhD programs at UC San Francisco.)

The five PhD programs administered by the School sit under the broader umbrella of the Quantitative Biosciences Consortium (QBC).

Professional degree programs

Master of Translational Medicine degree program

Postdoctoral programs


Career-development and leadership courses



The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences has an operating budget of more than $22 million. Details: Funding


as of January 18, 2017

  • Faculty
    • Salaried 22
    • Without salary 40
  • Postdoctoral
    • Fellows 66
  • Staff 37
  • Academic appointees 39