Promise of Precision Medicine

UCSF Receives $100M Gift to Advance Health Sciences Mission

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said precision medicine is the future of treating many diseases on a recent visit to UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

“Precision medicine … transcends ideology. It’s within all of our common interest to cure diseases and to develop medical treatments that are highly tailored to the individual patient,” said Burwell.

Burwell visited UCSF's Center for Advanced Technology to talk with UCSF scientists who are working to gather genetic and other data from patients with specific diseases in an effort to develop targeted therapies.

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Nonprofit Foundations Make Waves

Nonprofit Foundations Make Waves
Swim Across America, one of several nonprofit foundations that raise money for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, sponsors a brisk swim every fall in San Francisco Bay.

California 'DREAMers' Takes Shape

California 'DREAMers' Takes Shape
Three students admitted to the School of Dentistry class of 2019 typify the caliber of talent UC San Francisco attracts.

Diet May Beat Out Genes in Shaping Gut Bacteria

Diet May Beat Out Genes in Shaping Gut Bacteria
Genes are important, but diet may be even more so in determining the relative abundance of the hundreds of health-shaping bacterial species comprising an individual’s gut microbiota.

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Alumni Weekend
Alumni Weekend

May 29-30, 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