3 Leading Bay Area Research Universities to Partner in $600M Chan Zuckerberg Medical Science 'Biohub'
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) announced Wednesday they will join forces in a new biomedical science research center funded by a $600 million commitment from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan.
The San Francisco-based Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, an independent collaboration among three of the nation’s leading research universities, is the first philanthropic science investment made by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equality.Read More
Bluestone to Head Parker Cancer Immunotherapy Institute
The Parker Foundation with a $250 million grant has launched the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.
Dolby Family Backs Neuroscience at UCSF
A gift of $20 million from the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund to the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Francisco will support research on mood disorders.
Link could lead to drugs that block Zika infection
UC San Francisco scientists strengthen the link between Zika virus and microcephaly.
The Concert for Kids - October 5
The 7th annual benefit concert for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals is presented by Salesforce.org
In a bid to end the worst epidemic in modern times, amfAR Funds Institute for HIV Cure Research. Read More