University of California San Francisco

Spring 2013

Cover of UCSF Magazine: left corner reads “UCSF Magazine, Spring 2013”. Photo collage of scince images, people, and San Francisco landmarks. Text next to photo reads: “Nobel for Stem Cell: Prize for Yamanaka rockets program to new heights”. Text below photo reads: “Students who Serve; Power of Precision Medicine; Can Wellness Cure?”

Read stories about UCSF’s pioneering stem cell program and latest Nobel Prize winner, the emerging field of precision medicine, how our students serve the community, research that suggests healthy living may be the new power drug, and a photo essay of our dynamic chair of surgery.

About this Issue:

Vol. 2, No. 1
Editorial Team

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Blast Off

A Nobel Prize for Shinya Yamanaka shoots UCSF’s pioneering stem cell program higher than ever.

Insights & Voices

  • Trial Buster

    Pharmacologist Lisa Bero, PhD, answers our questions about industry bias in clincial trials.

    Lisa Bero in her office.