Chancellor Hawgood

Deeply Rooted: Sam Hawgood's Journey to Finding Magic at UCSF

"Magic" is one of those tricky words, tarnished by overuse. It isn't often that you hear it from the mouth of a scientist, and in the wrong setting it can raise some eyebrows. So when newly appointed UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood says something was "magical," attention must be paid.

UCSF Magazine sat down with newly appointed Chancellor Sam Hawgood to learn about how he found the magic at UCSF more than 30 years ago, starting with one fateful meeting.

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Preparing for Ebola

Preparing for Ebola
UC San Francisco has been designated as an Ebola treatment center, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. UCSF is the only medical center in San Francisco to earn the designation.

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.

Events

CFAR Symposium
CFAR Symposium 2015

"HIV Persistence: Progress and Problems in the Search for an HIV Cure" January 13, 2015
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News

Only UCSF 150 Years
Celebrating 150 Years in Health and Science

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