This Date in UCSF History

Space in Moffitt Hospital’s cafeterias is now being rented to drug companies for display and advertisement of their products.

Originally reported in Synapse on September 29, 1988. UCSF will begin conducting heart transplants this fall, Dr. Haile Debas, chairman of the Department of Surgery, announced on Sept. 21.

This story was originally published in Synapse on September 21, 2000. Dr. David Satcher, the sixteenth U.S.

Originally published in Synapse on September 14, 1995. On July 20 the UC Regents voted on a resolution to prohibit the use of race, religion, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin as criteria for admission to the university; another r

Originally published in Synapse on June 3, 2010. Top Hat, Junk Shot, Top Kill - the phrases seem like they are from a Hollywood pitch meeting for an action-adventure movie starring Tom Cruise, but the grim reality is that they all describ

Originally published in Synapse on May 25, 2006. Written by Biana Roykh. Spring means graduation here at UCSF, and all the schools have taken part in this joyous tradition.
Originally published in Synapse on May 12, 1988. Dr. Isabel Estrada is a Guatemalan pediatrician who has lived in exile in Belgium for the past seven years.
Originally published in Synapse on April 17, 2003. An international team of investigators, including UCSF’s Joseph DeRisi and researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, have identified a novel coronavirus as the probable cause of SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome.

This story was originally published in Synapse on March 15, 1984. The women’s movement in this country must be broadened to address issues relevant to black and working-class people, political activist Angela Davis told a Cole Hall audien

Originally published in Synapse the UCSF student newspaper on March 10, 1981. “Ten Year Study Reassesses Risks of Oral Contraceptive Use” read a banner headline on a public relations news release that went out to the print and electronic