July 09, 2020
The editors at Nature Communications have put together an Editors’ Highlights webpage of recent research on Stem Cells and Diseases and have featured an article from Hebrok Lab, entitled “Loss of the Transcription Factor MAFB Limits β-cell Derivation From Human PSCs”.
October 31, 2019

By Nicholas Weiler and Matt Wood

The cause of the pancreatic inflammation plaguing a rural California family has been a medical mystery since it was first described 51 years ago. Now genetic sleuth-work by researchers from UC San Francisco and the University of Chicago has solved the mystery: pointing to a novel gene mutation as the cause of the family’s inherited pancreatitis.

May 06, 2019






Nutrition Obesity Research Center at UCSF

Pilot & Feasibility Funding Opportunity Announcement


November 27, 2018

All proceeds from this event will benefit research, education and patient care conducted at the UCSF Diabetes Center. For those unable to participate, please feel free to support this event by making generous donations. Visit for more information on the race.

July 17, 2018

Registration for 2018 UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Retreat is NOW OPEN.


Please follow the registration link to complete your registration:

February 05, 2018

Applications for the spring round of P&F grants from DRC grant are now being accepted through the UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP):


E-submission deadline: Monday, February 26, 2018, 2 PM
January 02, 2018












FridayMarch 2, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Genentech Hall, Mission Bay


Welcome & Introductions

December 14, 2017

The rapidly expanding field of cancer immunotherapy sparks new hope for many patients coping with advanced forms of the disease. Immunotherapy, which boosts the immune system’s ability to detect and attack malignant cells, has extended lives, and in some cases put into remission cancers that previously were considered incurable.

December 14, 2017

Many in the diabetes community know Dr. Martha Nolte Kennedy for her belief that all patients should have the support they need to live well with diabetes. A compassionate physician and diabetes educator at UCSF for more than 30 years, Dr. Nolte Kennedy retired from her full-time clinical duties in June 2017.

December 12, 2017

Event Details: This family-friendly event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Peacock Meadow on John F Kennedy Dr., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. All ages are welcome to participate. Run or walk both!

The Miracle Mile and the 5K Holiday Classic are both U.S. Track and Field Association certified 1mile and 5K courses. Both race runs along gently-sloping course allowing for participants to run their personal best.