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More than 250 swimmers, including several former Olympians, multiple cancer survivors and UCSF faculty members, braved the chilly waters and powerful currents of San Francisco Bay this weekend to raise funds for children’s cancer programs.

Biomedical scientists face a multifaceted crisis of funding that threatens to slow the pace of discovery and discourage talented researchers from entering the biomedical workforce.

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First, something we can all agree on: As a society, we value innovation, and our governments make special considerations to protect the people who create valuable new tools, techniques and medicines.

Large social bike gatherings have a long history in San Francisco. 

Chancellor Desmond-Hellmann opened her fourth annual State of the University speech with what she called “some good news,” the launch of the Discovery Fellows Program, thanks to a significant donation from Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet

The mood was festive as members of the UCSF graduate community flocked to Koret Quad last Friday to enjoy the second annual Fall Celebration, put on by the Graduate Division.

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Would you like to hear a scientific talk given in another language?  CIENCIA, a new student organization on campus, will hold its first “Spanish Seminar” on October 1. 

New science education standards approved by the State Board of Education will emphasize scientific concepts, as well as integrate science and engineering practices, to cultivate an intuitive understanding of scientific principles as they apply to

The number of new drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration per billion dollars spent by the drug industry on research and development has halved approximately every nine years since 1950.