University of California San Francisco

Spring 2015

Cover of UCSF Magazine: left corner reads “UCSF Magazine, Spring 2015”. Microscopic image of a T cell. Text next to photo reads: “Cancer's Fierce New Foe: Deploying the T cell against melanoma”. Text below photo reads: “Mission Bay Hospitals!; Service Superstars; Research at Risk”

Marvel at UCSF’s new medical center at Mission Bay; discover how oncologists are unleashing the immune system to beat cancer; learn how young investigators must sideline science to compete for scarce funding; and meet some of UCSF’s public service luminaries.

About this Issue:

Vol. 4, No. 1
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Catching Dreams

The towering steel sculpture “suggests the balance of hard work and aspiration that enables dreams to take flight,” according to its creator, renowned artist Mark di Suvero.

Photo of the "Dreamcatcher" large-scale, metal sculpture by artist Mark di Suvero, located in Koret Quad, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, at sunset.

Insights & Voices

  • Conspiring Against Cancer

    Alan Ashworth, PhD, one of the world’s preeminent cancer scientists and new president of UCSF’s cancer center, shares his vision for tackling the disease.

    Photo of Alan Ashworth in conversation with a man.