Entrepreneurship with University of Paris-Saclay
"I come from the private sector. I think and act like the private sector. My mission is to start companies out of UCSF science and medicine."
Did I Hear Zebras?
In collaboration with Fondation Ipsen, including nine academic presentations, a short film, poetry, and music, the Second UCSF Rare Disease Symposium hands the mic to rare voices. You can watch it right here.
Annual Faculty Research Lecture Awarded to Jim Wells, PhD
Jim Wells, PhD, has received the 64th Annual Faculty Research Lectureship in Basic Science for his contributions to chemical biology and protein science. A big congratulations to Professor Wells!
Akili Interactive Hits the Top Ten
Adam Gazzaley's startup Akili recently made the list of “The 10 most innovative medicine and therapeutics companies of 2022” in Fast Company for developing a digital therapeutic for ADHD.
Study of the 'Galaxies' Within You
UCSF will receive a $25 million boost to study Trillions of tiny organisms that live in the human body. Susan Lynch will direct the Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine at UCSF.
Think You Know All About CRISPR?
Now the gene-editing tool could also aid in the design of better cellular immunotherapies.
UCSF Researchers Named 2021 Fellows of American Association
Three UC San Francisco researchers have been selected to the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals.

Who We Are

Translational technology development and commercialization is a complex process because every project is unique. Innovation Ventures is dedicated to helping the UCSF community navigate those complexities by working up-close with our research faculty and promising students to really understand their science. We have a single purpose and that is to support the transition of UCSF innovation out of the lab and into the marketplace as more fully developed therapies, with a greater confidence of success. Whether evaluating a new discovery, securing funding, seeking external partnerships, or starting new companies, Innovation Ventures is here to facilitate protection, development, and commercialization of novel and valuable healing inventions.

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