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UCSF Pharmacology tops U.S. News global university rankings
By Rebecca Dawson / Thu Dec 18, 2014
UC San Francisco is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking among the top five in seven subject areas, according to the inaugural U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities report released this week.
UCSF ranked second in the world for pharmacology and toxicology, and ranked third in the fields of clinical medicine, biology and biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology and genetics, neuroscience and behavior. The microbiology department came in strong at fifth, and social sciences and public health rated 16th; psychiatry and psychology ranked 34th.
About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy aims to solve the most pressing health care problems and strives to ensure that each patient receives the safest, most effective treatments. Our discoveries seed the development of novel therapies, and our researchers consistently lead the nation in NIH funding. The School’s doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, with its unique emphasis on scientific thinking, prepares students to be critical thinkers and leaders in their field.