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Brian and Nancy Malk Donate to UC San Diego Department of Economics, Naming Malk Hall

April 11, 2024

Brian C. Malk and his wife, Nancy, have pledged a philanthropic gift to support the expansion of the University of California San Diego’s Department of Economics. Brian C. Malk Hall will be named in recognition of the donation.

Symposium on Cardiomyopathy Research and Treatment Slated for May 3

April 9, 2024

The University of California San Diego’s Steven M. Strauss and Lise N. Wilson Center for Cardiomyopathy will host the inaugural Cardiomyopathy Precision Medicine Symposium in La Jolla, Calif., on May 3, 2024.

Disrupting Narratives that Legitimize Long-term Incarceration, from the Inside Out

April 4, 2024

A $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the UC Sentencing Project to drive work – inside and outside of prison – that disrupts the narratives that legitimize the racialized and gendered criminalization of people in California’s women's prisons.

UC San Diego Alumni Kick Off ‘First Wave’ of Support for Triton Alumni and Welcome Center

March 21, 2024

The University of California San Diego’s highly anticipated Triton Center will serve as the heart of campus, and its Triton Alumni and Welcome Center will be a central hub for returning alumni. Several UC San Diego alumni leaders have stepped up to support the project, including Taner Halıcıoğlu ’96

$1 Million Endowment Gift Supports Annual Human Milk Institute Symposium

March 18, 2024

A new $1 million gift will create an endowment to support the annual Human Milk Symposium symposium, which brings together some of the world’s leading breastfeeding and human milk experts for knowledge exchange and visioning.

Helping Hands: UC San Diego Center for Community Health Leadership Honored for Health Equity Work

February 15, 2024

Blanca Meléndrez and Amina Sheik Mohamed of the UC San Diego Center for Community Health received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for their efforts to address health equity in partnership with underserved, immigrant and refugee communities.

Researchers Unveil New Approach to Flip the Script on Drug Addiction

February 1, 2024

UC San Diego scientists are working to flip the script on drug addiction with a $1.3 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation. Their new approach, called negative feedback chemogenetics, works by leveraging the body’s biochemical feedback processes to disrupt pathways associated with addiction.

$25 Million Gift to UC San Diego Establishes the McGrath Outpatient Pavilion

December 5, 2023

The San Diego-based McGrath Family Foundation has pledged $25 million to support the new outpatient pavilion at UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest Medical Campus, slated to open in 2025. In recognition of the gift, the facility will be named the McGrath Family Foundation Outpatient Pavilion.

UC San Diego Chancellor’s Medal and Lifetime Legacy Award Recipients Announced

November 28, 2023

The University of California San Diego announced the recipients of the 2023 Chancellor’s Medal and the Lifetime Legacy Award, who have all helped advance health care and medicine in unique, impactful ways.

Endowed Chair Established in Spinal Surgery at UC San Diego

November 21, 2023

The University of California San Diego has announced that Richard (Todd) Allen, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the inaugural chair holder of the Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD and Nasrin A. Owsia, MD Endowed Chair in Spinal Surgery.
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