UCSF Researchers Win Awards to Bring Treatments Out of Lab: UCSF, Feb. 16, 2016

UCSF Researchers Win Awards to Bring Treatments Out of Lab By Dan Fost Promising early stage research highlighted at Catalyst Awards Fall 2015 cycle final report out event. It’s the sort of event that has become commonplace in Silicon Valley: Speaker after speaker gave the audience a 15-minute presentation, describing an innovation they’re working on and […]

“San Francisco: The Leading Center of Health, Healing and Hope”: Hospital Council of Northern and Central California

SAN FRANCISCO: THE LEADING CENTER OF HEALTH, HEALING AND HOPE I wrote this report for the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California in the fall of 2014 and it was presented at the Silver Spur Luncheon on Nov. 18, 2014. I include the summary here, as well as links to the full report and […]

Baseball’s Greatest Attractions: CNBC.com, April 4, 2012

Happy Opening Day! I really enjoyed assembling this slide show of small baseball-oriented businesses for CNBC.com’s Small Business site, in time for the start of another baseball season.The slide show received wide pickup on the Internet, including on Yahoo Sports, and received excellent traffic. Baseball’s Greatest Attractions The Greatest Experiences in Baseball As the major […]

Giants Past and Present

Dan Fost is a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in technology coverage for newspapers and magazines and interested in a wide range of other subjects as well. Dan is the author of the baseball book “Giants Past and Present,” for MVP Books, which was published in March 2010. The San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series victory has provided the icing on the cake for a very sweet year!