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Categories: Honors and Awards

Ryan Hernandez awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

Ryan Hernandez, PhD, whose lab studies patterns of genetic variation from populations around the world, using detailed computer modeling to learn more about human evolutionary processes and to discover regions of the genome vital to function and underlying disease, has been named a 2013 Alfred P.

Benet wins Ebert Prize

During his illustrious half-century career, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Leslie Benet, PhD, has authored more than 400 peer-reviewed publications, many helping to define the field of pharmacokinetics—how the body a

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble cites ongoing need for work-life balance policies

Writing in the current issue of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, looks back on the seismic shift in the treatment and expectations of women in clinical and academic pharmacy over the last four decades.

Roy inducted, honored as Rising Star by BayBio

Shuvo Roy, PhD, will be inducted on November 1st as a member of the BayBio Pantheon for his contributions to the life sciences industry and specifically for work developing the world’s first surgically implantable bioartificial kidney.

Julius named to Institute of Medicine

David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of physiology and UCSF Morris Herzstein Endowed Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine was among the 70 newly elected members of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment...

Vale receives 2012 Lasker Award




Ronald Vale, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), was one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. The researchers’ work, beginning more than three decades ago, has helped illuminate several critical aspects of life — how the...

Shu receives NIH New Innovator Award to study protein interactions

Xiaokun Shu, PhD, has been named a recipient of the 2012 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator award, which will provide up to $1.5 million in research funding over the next five

Q&A with UCSF student pharmacist winners of national Clinical Skills Competition

Matthew Chang and Katie Alvarez, UCSF School of Pharmacy student pharmacists, are the winners of the 2012 Clinical Skills Competition held during the national meeting of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (

Ambrose named CSHP Pharmacist of the Year

Peter Ambrose, PharmD, a veteran clinician and educator with special expertise in clinical pharmacokinetics and sports pharmacy, has been named the 2012 California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Pharmacist of the Year.

Nelson honored with Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award

Sarah Nelson, PhD, was selected by the UCSF Graduate Students Association and Graduate Division Alumni Association as the winner of the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award.

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