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UCSF Sets New Record For NIH Funding


UC San Francisco was the top public recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2018, the 12th year in a row that UCSF claimed the top spot among public institutions, and the eighth straight year in which the University ranked second overall among institutions nationwide. Read more:



Check out PSPG Student Beau Norgeot's recent Nature Medicine Paper!

Check out Beau Norgeot's paper on using deep-learning methodologies to create smarter healthcare systems:


Fun times at the QBC Retreat at Asilomar!

Here's some shots of PSPGers gathered at the QBC Retreat at Asilomar in Monterey!

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PSPG Student Marjorie Imperial's work accepted in Nature Medicine

Marjorie's work is being used as a tool to guide implementation strategies on adherence worldwide by BMGF, and has initiated a technical workshop run by WHO this year.  You'll find the newly published report here: http://www.who.int/tb/publications/2018/WHO-CDS-TB-2018.17-eng.PDF?ua=1. Congratulations Marjorie!

Publication highlight: Jasper Williams

PSPG student Jasper Williams publishes in Cell

Roybal, K.T., Williams, J.Z., Morsut, L., Rupp, L.J., Kolinko, I., Choe, J.H., Walker, W.J., McNally, K.A., Lim, W.A. (2016) Engineering T Cells with Customized Therapeutic Response Programs Using Synthetic Notch Receptors. Cell. 167, 419-432 See article

Summary:  SynNotch T cells drive customized therapeutic responses for cancer and other diseases.  SynNotch T cells can be engineered to sense tumor antigens and locally deliver biologics such as antibodies, and can thus be used as a smart platform for local delivery of diverse therapeutic payloads capable of remodeling microenvironments.


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