This time, UCSF means it. In fact, they have issued a request for proposals to remove the Zakheim murals, possibly even before the environmental impact report (EIR) is certified.
UCSF’s Peter Walter, PhD, is leading this effort with his collaborator, Dr. Aashish Manglik, to test and produce AeroNabs, a nasal spray or nebulizing inhaler that would act as a first line of defense against infection in the nose, throat and lungs, where the virus enters the body.
In a unanimous vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution requesting the SF Planning Department prepare a Landmark Designation Report for the City’s Historic Preservation Commission, who are then requested to consider the 10 mural frescos, dubbed “History of Medicine in California,”
UC San Francisco is launching a workforce training and technical assistance program on Thursday, May 6, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health, to facilitate the training of thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation and administration, to limit the ongoing spread of COVID-19.
Scientists have developed an inexpensive new test that can rapidly diagnose COVID-19 infections, a timely advance that comes as clinicians and public health officials are scrambling to cope with testing backlogs while the number of cases continues to climb.
To meet the pressing need for personal protective equipment, or PPE, for frontline healthcare workers, a multidisciplinary team has mobilized UCSF’s 3D-printing infrastructure to engineer and produce thousands of face shields that can be used by nurses and physicians at UCSF Medical Center and beyond.
UCSF is requesting input from community members on their plans for redevelopment of its Parnassus Heights campus.
Electric scooters are increasingly part of the crowded urban landscape, but a UC San Francisco study has found a major surge of injuries related to scooters, particularly among young adults.
High schools in the San Francisco Bay Area are being contaminated by plastics and toxic litter from e-cigarettes, cannabis products and combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes and cigarillos, a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco has found.
By Thomas K. Pendergast Redevelopment of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Laurel Heights campus is moving forward after the SF Planning Commission certified the project’s final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) […]
UCSF is convening the Advisory Committee for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights, comprised of community stakeholders, leaders, neighbors, merchants and representatives from city agencies and non-profits to explore the plan, help identify potential effects of the CPHP implementation and advise on neighborhood concerns and opportunities.
An open house titled the “Parnassus Heights Re-Envisioning Process” was held on June 12 to lay out the plans for a 30-year project in which the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Parnassus campus will be renovated, updated and expanded by 30 percent in order to keep up with the advances of modern medicine and science.
Parnassus Heights Re-Envisioning Process Community Open House #3
The Inner Sunset District campus of the University of California, San Francisco had its origins as The Affiliated Colleges, bringing together medical, dental and pharmacological schools on one site in 1898.
In honor of National Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month, the UCSF Department of Dermatology is offering free skin cancer screenings this Saturday.