UCSF Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
The Division of Infectious Diseases at UCSF is an academic division in the Department of Medicine with both a clinical and research focus. We exist over 3 sites (UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital and the Veteran Affairs Medical Center) and have affiliations with institutions including the San Francisco Department of Public Health, UC Berkeley's School of Public Health and the Training in Malaria Research in Uganda Program. We offer a rigorous fellowship program with Clinical Research and Basic Science Research tracts dedicated to producing physician-scientists of an exceptional caliber. We have a top-notch research community within the division, with extensive NIH and private foundation support. We have several patient care in-patient and out-patient outlets with services including UCSF's Positive Health Practice and the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Our mission is to maintain the high standard of excellence associated with UCSF by delivering outstanding patient care, developing cutting edge research and providing some of the best Infectious Diseases training in the world.
UCSF Department of Microbiology & Immunology
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is the home department for the multidisciplinary UCSF Immunology Program and Microbial Pathogenesis Program. Research in the department focuses on areas related to infectious diseases, immunology, and cancer. There are twenty-one full-time faculty members in the Department, including 1989 Nobel Prize winner, J. Michael Bishop, who served as UCSF’s Chancellor, and Frank McCormick, Director of the Helen Diller Family UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Gladstone Institute of Virology & Immunology
Virology and immunology research at Gladstone is focused primarily on three primary and urgent challenges in HIV/AIDS.
UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
The University of California San Francisco-Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology Center for AIDS Research (UCSF-GIVI CFAR) coordinates a robust program focused on interdisciplinary research in HIV disease. Hundreds of investigators use our administrative and scientific cores and services to support translational, collaborative research occurring at the intersection of basic, clinical, and population sciences. The CFAR's developmental and mentorship programs help to ensure a strong future for scientific research.
UCSF Global Health Sciences
UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS) is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. It integrates UCSF expertise in all of the health, social, and biological sciences, and focuses that expertise on pressing issues in global health. GHS works with partners in countries throughout the world to achieve these aims.
Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases (CDIPD)
The Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases (CDIPD) is an interdisciplinary research center based at UCSF. CDIPD targets diseases affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but which are largely ignored by traditional drug and vaccine discovery companies because they primarily affect the poor and underserved.
MU-UCSF Malaria Research Collaboration
A collaborative project between Makerere University and the University of California, San Francisco was established in 1998 by Dr. Moses Kamya and Dr. Philip Rosenthal. The primary focus of the MU-UCSF Malaria Research Collaboration has been the evaluation of antimalarial treatment.