2021 News

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PhD students and postdoctoral researchers earn the 2022 Presidential Trainee Award
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Scientists at the UCSF Quantitative Biosciences institute developed a new approach for understanding cancer and applied it to breast cancer and cancers of the neck and head
The dean’s final update, including a major advance in tuberculosis treatment and leading UCSF on energy-efficient freezers.
Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, delivered the 20th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Clinical Science on November 2.
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The UCSF School of Pharmacy and Supply Chain Management work to halve the carbon footprint of ultra-low temperature storage
PharmD students organized the annual Vaccinate the Dean event and administered the influenza vaccine to Dean Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD.
Giacomini earns the highest honor given by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.
Research unearths new details about the protein networks that keep cells healthy
Honor recognizes outstanding commitment and service to the advancement of women
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Kroetz brings expertise in both science and pharmacy education to her new role as department chair.
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The Kidney Project earned a $650,000 award for a successful demonstration of its artificial kidney
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A large trial of a new drug regimen for tuberculosis, designed in part by School researchers, leads to a new WHO recommendation for treating the disease.
School leadership changes, our ongoing fight against COVID-19, and the latest accomplishments of students, faculty members, and staff members
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The School is now recycling much of the helium used in its NMR facilities.
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Research on Neanderthal DNA reveals new details about our evolutionary cousins
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Faculty members have until May 14 to apply for “risky and innovative research” funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.
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A task force brainstorms new ways to make the PharmD curriculum anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive
The Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will fuel eight bold research projects across the School this year
All the latest on COVID-19 vaccinations, a careful return to in-person education, science, and more.
Burchard and Oni-Orisan contribute to two opinion pieces grappling with issues of race and inequity in medicine
Collaborative effort ensures precision medicine will be based on the genetics of a diverse pool of people
The School community celebrated the establishment of the Bob Day Student Center and the Bob Day Student Support Fund.
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A one-year Fellowship within HIVE seeks to inspire and encourage bioengineers to address grand challenges of health care.
Over $40 million in 2020 NIH funding to the School supported research ranging from the genomics of asthma to new malaria treatments
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Pharmacy students, technicians, faculty members, and providers all pitched in to the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Advance opens up new possibilities for CAR T-cell therapy to treat a variety of cancers