Research is the First Step Toward Innovative Medicine
Breakthrough medicine begins in the laboratory, where our scientists collaborate to transform how physicians diagnose, treat, and cure illness – and keep people healthy by stopping diseases before they even start.
By supporting UCSF research, you can have a transformative impact on tomorrow’s health care. From basic science to translational and clinical efforts that usher in new treatments to the emerging field of precision medicine, your gifts support innovation on every front.
UCSF inventions in active use
Nobel Prize winners
Today’s Students are the Future of Health Care
Your gifts to UCSF nurture a unique culture that inspires every faculty member and every student, whether they participate in our prestigious schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, or pharmacy or our top-ranked graduate division.
By supporting UCSF’s commitment to exceptional public education, you empower our faculty members to prepare graduates who will push health care forward by generating new knowledge, providing expert care, tackling inequities, and leading and teaching at UCSF and around the world.
Ranking for UCSF's schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy in their fields in National Institutes of Health research funding
Countries represented by students, residents, and postdoctoral scholars attending UCSF
Pioneering Care Drives Everything We Do
At UCSF, high-tech innovations and high-touch care are inspired by our patients and their families – their health and well being, their hopes and dreams, their passion for better lives and better medicine.
Your gifts enable us to care and heal – the ultimate goal of everything we do. You ensure that we provide the best medicine modern science has to offer, serving all members of our community and patients from around the world.
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