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Kortemme and Desai honored at annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

School of Pharmacy faculty members Tanja Kortemme and Tejal Desai both received honors at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Tejal Desai named the director of new UCSF bioengineering initiative

The Health Innovation Via Engineering (HIVE) program is designed to inspire collaborations in bioengineering research.

Cao takes second prize in the UC Grad Slam final

Yiqi Cao, a bioengineering PhD candidate, detailed a promising solution she developed for a heart stent that doesn’t trigger scar tissue buildup.

Meet BTS Alum Adam Mendelsohn

Adam Mendelsohn, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of Nano Precision Medical, Inc., an Emeryville-based startup company that is developing a rice-grain-sized subdermal implant that delivers medicine at constant rates over time. His company is pursuing a type-2 diabetes application as their lead program; it is meant to replace the need for frequent injections with a very small, long-term implant.

Desai keynotes BioEHSC 2017

Professor and department chair Tejal Desai, PhD, had the honor of keynoting the 2017 Bioengineering High School Competition (BioEHSC) held recently at UC Berkeley. BioEHSC is hosted annually by the Bioengineering Honor Society (BioEHS) at Berkeley. Desai’s lecture, entitled “My Fantastic Voyage: A Convergence of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology,” captivated the sold-out crowd with dreams for their own future scientific adventures.

Prien and MacWilliam bequests establish new endowed professorships

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has established new endowed faculty positions to be held by the chairs of two School departments.

Gartner to co-direct new UCSF-based Center for Cellular Construction

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Zev Gartner, PhD, will be co-director of a new multi-institution UCSF-administered Center for Cellular Construction, which has been awarded a five-year $24 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Desai elected to the National Academy of Medicine

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Tejal Desai, PhD, has been newly elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly known as the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

NAM membership is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine. Elected by current members, the membership recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.

Sarah Nelson, PhD

Nelson
Professor

My research aims to improve the way we can “see” physiologic and metabolic activities in the body in real time, so that we can better understand normal physiology and clarify the underlying mechanisms of disease progression and response to therapy. To this end, I focus on developing novel strategies for obtaining and interpreting magnetic resonance data.

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