Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 20, 1999. The University of California has brought patent infringement charges against Genentech, a biotech company based in South San Francisco.

You don’t have to be a football player to get a concussion, anyone can sustain a brain injury. But similar to football players your brain injury might go undetected for years.

UCSF is once again set to go on strike this week.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 13, 1973.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on April 7, 1983.

UCSF was besieged by strike activity last week as two groups of unionized workers held back-to-back walkouts.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper March 30, 1995. The explosion that occurred March 9 in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Professor Martin Shetlar’s laboratory on the 10th floor of the Medical Sciences building was a powerful reminder to all of us who work in or near a laboratory of the respect that must be given to certain chemicals commonly used in routine biological experiments.
Several UCSF students came forward with their stories of academic sexual misconduct involving individuals who are still at UCSF last October after a briefing of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report on sexual harassment of women in science. The study showed that despite the policies and procedures in place, 50 percent of women experience unwanted sexual harassment in academia. One survivor who shared her story is UCSF alum Grace, whose name we have changed to protect her identity.

Have you ever gone to the doctor’s and been wrongly diagnosed? Much like many of us, Charlie Yeh, UCSF-UC Berkeley bioengineering alumnus and founder and CEO of mFluiDx, certainly has.

From Oct. 23 to 25, the streets around the UCSF Parnassus Heights and Mission Bay campuses were transformed into rallies for the rights of front line workers.