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UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 38th year

A culture of discovery and collaboration among faculty carries potential to “completely shake up their fields of study.”

Taking a bite out of the proteome with PhaNGS

If DNA is the blueprint for every cell in the body, then proteins are the cell’s construction workers, forklifts, and building materials.

Koda-Kimble Seed Award fuels eight original research projects

The 2018 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation marked its fourth year of funding with the announcement of the research award recipients.

Unmasking a cellular hallmark of cancer

Scientists identify a signature of cancers caused by mutant RAS that may lead to precise therapies.

Microscopy illuminates life

Even with the best of microscopes, it's still a challenge to visualize the "inner life" of the cell.

Cell-folding research opens door to building with biology

Researchers were able to coax layers of cells to form shapes not found in nature, such as cubes.

Study shows sugar industry buried evidence of health risks

“UCSF has put its stake in the ground on exposing industry manipulation of science.”

Hiding in plain sight

A tiny implant promises to simplify how glaucoma drugs are administered, making life easier for aging patients.

UCSF School of Pharmacy joins data-sharing partnership to speed cancer drugs

A pioneering public/private consortium is poised to turn the marathon of drug discovery into a team relay, maybe even a short one.

Computer models speed UCSF scientists toward psychiatric drug discoveries

For decades, scientists have wanted to be able to study dopamine receptors one by one. The brain’s dopamine receptors are responsible for a variety of behaviors, such as reward seeking, and are also involved in psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia.

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