UCSF Team Identifies 10 Existing Drugs and Compounds to Treat COVID-19
A team of researchers at the Quantitative Biosciences Institute at UCSF launched a fast-paced, all-nighter effort in late February to understand how the novel coronavirus functions, and to quickly identify existing drugs that could be used to stop it.
UCSF Holds Virtual Town Hall On Pandemic Preparedness, Reveals Only Two Weeks' Supply of Masks and Gear
Led by Chancellor Sam Hawgood and UCSF Health CEO Mark Laret, the online town hall meeting Friday afternoon — watched by more than 6,500 people — gave insights into how UCSF Health is making COVID-19 tests more available.
Marc and Lynne Benioff Give Major Donation To Gut Biome Research
Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne just announced a $35 million donation to research into the under-studied field of the human microbiome — specifically into research that could lead to new therapies for asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and other ailments.