September 16, 2014 7:55 PM ET

Company Overview of University of California-San Francisco

Company Overview

University of California-San Francisco is an education institution offering programs such as biological, biomedical, pharmaceutical, nursing, social and behavioral sciences, dentistry, medicine, and nursing and pharmacy. The schools of the university include Continuing Medical Education, School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Pharmacy. University of California- San Francisco was established in 1897 and is based in San Francisco, California. The university has endowment assets worth $873 million.

San Francisco, CA 94143

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

415-476-9000

Fax:

415-476-3428

Key Executives for University of California-San Francisco

Chancellor
Age: 57
Professor of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research
Age: 64
Executive Director of News
Executive Director of Global Health Sciences
Professor
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of California-San Francisco Key Developments

Cyto Wave Technologies Inc. Announces Letter of Intent with University of California, San Francisco

Cyto Wave Technologies Inc. announced that it entered into a letter of intent with the University of California, San Francisco in regards to the global licensing of a medical stereotactic device which the company believes has the potential to revolutionize the delivery of stem cells into the human brain and enhance the efficacy of a wide range of stem cell therapeutics. As part of the company's strategy to develop and commercialize innovative medical device applications, beyond stem cells, the platform technology of the UCSF Device can also enable the delivery of cellular therapeutics, gene therapies, and traditional drug infusions into the human brain. The company believes that the UCSF Device could become the preferred tool for the deployment of stem cells into the human brain for any company or clinician conducting clinical trials and providing experimental treatment in this field.

Department of Insurance Selects University of California, San Francisco to Improve Information Transparency of Healthcare Pricing and Quality for Consumers

The California Department of Insurance announced an agreement with the University of California, San Francisco to provide meaningful information to consumers about healthcare prices and quality. The health care pricing and quality transparency project is funded by a federal Cycle III Rate Review Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that was awarded to the California Department of Insurance as part of an initiative under the Affordable Care Act. Under the agreement with the California Department of Insurance, researchers at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF will collect and analyze data to develop price and quality information for a number of common medical procedures and episodes of care. The information will be made available online. In the initial stage of the project, UCSF's analysis will provide average prices for geographic regions within the state using a number of data sources, including private commercial health insurance and public health programs such as Medicare. Pursuant to the agreement with Department of Insurance, UCSF will also convene a collaborative stakeholder process with a diverse range of stakeholders, to obtain ongoing feedback regarding the project, build partnerships with interested parties, and ensure the healthcare pricing and quality project provides useful information to a number of important audiences, including consumers, businesses, health insurers and healthcare providers.

University of California-San Francisco Wins Up to $1,089,230 Federal Contract

The University of California-San Francisco won a federal contract valued at up to $1,089,230 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, for non-clinical absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion studies in support of its medications development program.

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