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A Celebration With Heart

October 31, 2023

Triton Center, UC San Diego’s highly anticipated new vibrant urban core – and heart of campus – got a jolt of energy this weekend with the ceremonial groundbreaking of the complex.

UC San Diego Cancer Biologist Receives Claugus Award for Medical Research

October 11, 2023

University of California San Diego cancer biologist Tatiana Hurtado de Mendoza has been named the recipient of the 2023 Claugus Award for Medical Research. The award was established in 2021 by the Foundation For A Better World.

Lupus Research and Patient Care Gets a Boost With $1.6M Gift to UC San Diego

September 20, 2023

To advance research and patient care for those suffering from lupus, William J. Wolfe and his family have donated $1.6 million to establish the Wolfe Lupus Research Fund at UC San Diego.

UC San Diego Launches Gene Therapy Initiative, Targeting Treatments for Rare Diseases

August 29, 2023

A $5 million gift from the Nancy and Geoffrey Stack Foundation has established the UC San Diego Gene Therapy Initiative to find novel therapies for children and adults with genetic diseases.

Neurobiology Professor Gentry Patrick Named to Endowed Chair

August 8, 2023

Gentry Patrick, a professor of neurobiology and director of the Center for Empathy and Social Justice in Human Health at UC San Diego, has been named as the inaugural holder of the Kavli and Dr. William and Marisa Rastetter Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Neurobiology.

UC San Diego Breaks Records, Raising $565.7 Million in Private Support Last Fiscal Year

July 25, 2023

Supporters donated a total of $565.7 million to the University of California San Diego during the 2022-23 fiscal year. This is the most ever raised by UC San Diego in a single year, and it represents a 34.6% percent increase over last year’s total philanthropic support.

$1.5 Million Donation Supports Research on Effects of Psychedelic DMT on the Brain

July 11, 2023

UC San Diego Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative received the gift from philanthropist Eugene Jhong to further our understanding of the unique states of consciousness induced by DMT and how it could benefit human health.

$10M from InnerScience Research Fund Will Fuel Study on Meditation to Combat Disease

May 16, 2023

InnerScience Research Fund has committed to provide up to $10 million to the University of California San Diego over the next five years to support research on how meditation may impede the progression of serious terminal and chronic illnesses that affect millions of people each year.

New UC San Diego Center to Empower Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 11, 2023

The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego proudly celebrated the Robert S. Sullivan Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation on May 8. The center is focused on continuing to cultivate the Rady School’s legacy and impact in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Marko Wolfinger Surfboard Shaping Studio Named in Memory of Local Surfer

May 9, 2023

Wolfinger family honors late son and brother with naming of the Marko Wolfinger Surfboard Shaping Studio at UC San Diego and support for ocean research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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