Discovery Fellows

Discovery Fellows Program Meets Fundraising Challenge

A year ahead of schedule, UC San Francisco has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education. Moritz and Heyman responded to the news that their challenge had been met by extending the fundraising effort through 2016 with up to $5 million more in matching funds, and by committing a $1 million bonus if the new campaign attracts another 500 donors.

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Parents Persuade CA Senate to Shed Light on Children's Cancer
The Juliana's Journey Foundation recently persuaded the California Senate to declare September Children's Cancer Awareness Month.

UCSF Makes Top 5 in World Rankings

UCSF Makes Top 5 in World Rankings
UC San Francisco is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking second in clinical medicine and pharmacy and fifth in life sciences in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?

Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds?
It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.


CFAR Symposium
CFAR Symposium 2015

"HIV Persistence: Progress and Problems in the Search for an HIV Cure" January 13, 2015
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Only UCSF 150 Years
Celebrating 150 Years in Health and Science

Dive into UCSF's rich history and promise for the future. Read More