• September 11, 2012

    2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award

    We are delighted to announce that Ron Vale, PhD, has been honored with the 2012 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research. This prestigious award is sometimes referred to as the “American Nobel”, since many recipients have subsequently won a Nobel Prize, including UCSF’s J. Michael Bishop, Harold Varmus, Stanley Prusiner and Elizabeth Blackburn.

  • August 15, 2012

    Vice Chancellor-University Development and Alumni Relations

    I am pleased to announce that John B. Ford, a longtime leader in fundraising for top universities, has been named Vice Chancellor—University Development and Alumni Relations at UCSF. John’s appointment has been approved by The UC Regents. Reporting to me, he will begin his post as vice chancellor on September 17.

  • July 20, 2012

    Listen Live: July 18 Future of UCSF

    On Wednesday, July 18, I will present my recommendations on the “Future of UCSF” project to the UC Regents. I invite you to listen to my presentation, which is scheduled for 12:00-12:30 p.m. on July 18. It can be heard live (audio only) via this link: http://california.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2.

  • July 20, 2012

    Video available: July 18 Future of UCSF

    On Wednesday, July 18, I presented to the UC Regents a plan to appoint a group of dedicated directors with operational and strategic expertise to guide UCSF so we can deliver on our public mission. I am pleased to report that The Regents supported the plan as an important step to ensure UCSF's strong financial future.