Tagged: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Daicy Luo

Faculty Support

Desiree Khu

Faculty Support

As an administrative officer, I provide administrative support for Dr. Shuvo Roy.

Vicky Victorio

HR Liason

I serve as the HR Liaison in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences and perform HR related functions between the department and HR Shared Services.

Novel diabetes treatment developed in Desai Lab to power SF-area startup

A UC San Francisco-created, insulin-generating implant that utilizes nanotechnology is closer to becoming a real treatment for diabetes, after being acquired by a San Francisco-based startup.

Celebrating Hubert Sylvester

The Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences (BTS) is celebrating Hubert Sylvester on the occasion of his 35th employment anniversary at UCSF.

Before joining the staff at UCSF, Sylvester was attending college. Over the course of his UCSF career, he has served as a Clerk, an Assistant Store Keeper, a member of the Purchasing Staff, and now as a Purchasing Analyst.

Wired magazine visits The Kidney Project

Kidney failure is a debilitating and ultimately deadly illness, and a health policy crisis. With 468,000 people on dialysis in the U.S., costing the government $31 billion dollars a year, very little money is spent on researching alternatives to current treatments.

Update from the Dean - September 2017

Strategic plan progress report. Research: Driving the development of innovative and precise drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic tests. Flu treatments; Tackling antimalarial resistance; Attacking hard targets; Plotting cell maps; Safer opioid pain killer; Cellular construction; New products through bioengineering; Regulatory science leadership; Tobacco burden in vulnerable populations; Economics of disease; Precision medicine. Education: Preparing leaders who think critically, work across fields, and lead in rapidly changing marketplaces. PharmD curriculum for 2018 and beyond; Transforming teaching; Coursework in regulatory science and translational medicine; Interdisciplinary exposure. Patient Care: Reframing how medication needs of patients are met. Importance of health information exchange; Outcomes research; Treating patients with more precise medications. People: Supporting our agents of change—our faculty, staff, and alumni. New faculty leaders; Housing and child care; Staff support and engagement; PharmD admissions; Unconscious bias. Framework for Success: Ensuring the School has the framework needed to excel. Support for enabling technology centers; Philanthropic support; Online presence.

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