Access to the UCSF library was the reason why many of us moved to the Inner Sunset. Slowly but surely, access to the library has been shrinking.
Press Release: UC Regents Approve Plan for New Hospital at Parnassus Heights
UC San Francisco has received approval for its plans to build a state-of-the-art hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights to meet the region’s growing demand for specialty care and California’s rigorous hospital seismic requirements.
Letter too the Editor: UCSF a Model for Dementia Care
is a model of this program, which has shown that it can reduce hospitalizations and emergency department visits …
Press Release: UCSF Task Force to Identify New Location for Zakheim Murals
A UC San Francisco task force has been formed to recommend a publicly accessible, permanent site for New Deal-era murals that will be carefully removed from a seismically vulnerable building on its Parnassus Heights campus.
Sponsored: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available
COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for people 65+ and people with disabilities.
UCSF Parnassus Redevelopment Plan OK’d by Board of Regents
An ambitious plan to dramatically expand the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Parnassus campus over the next 30 years has been approved by the University of California’s Board of Regents despite community objections and a resolution passed by the SF Board of Supervisors asking the Board to delay making a decision.
COVID Updates from UCSF (Diana Lau, PhD, RN, CNS)
Updates on the vaccines, virus mutations and more from Diana Lau, PhD, RN, CNS at UCSF.
Letter to the Editor: New Dementia Study at UCSF
The need for better tools to provide earlier and more accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other dementias is critical. One of the most important breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Diagnosis is the brain amyloid PET scan to detect one of the hallmark brain changes related to Alzheimer’s – amyloid accumulation – in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia of uncertain cause.
Commentary – Save the UCSF Murals
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.
Local Scientist Leads Team Fighting COVID-19
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.
UCSF Murals Face Unknown Future as Campus Develops
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,”
Press Release: UCSF Partners with State for COVID-19 Response
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.
Press Release: UCSF Scientists Develop COVID-19 Test Kit
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.
Press Release: UCSF Using 3D-Printing to Make Protective Face Shields
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 Seeks Community Input for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights
UCSF is requesting input from community members on their plans for redevelopment of its Parnassus Heights campus.