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Shooting for the Stars

January 23, 2024

UC San Diego scientists are sending cells into space and health science into the future.

Reverse Metabolomics: New Method Finds Biomarker for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

December 5, 2023

UC San Diego scientists’ debut “reverse metabolomics,” a groundbreaking approach to advancing microbiome research. They use the technique to discover hundreds of new human molecules, and a new biomarker and therapeutic target for inflammatory bowel disease

UC San Diego Human Milk Institute Names its Executive Director

October 2, 2023

UC San Diego Human Milk Institute names Mitra Hooshmand, PhD, as its Executive Director. Hooshman will lead strategy and operations at the innovative research institute.

Stem Cell Therapy Rescues Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

August 9, 2023

Promising preclinical results from UC San Diego show hematopoietic stem cell therapy was effective in rescuing memory loss, neuroinflammation and beta amyloid build-up in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.

Can Field Sobriety Tests Identify Drivers Under the Influence of Cannabis?

August 2, 2023

UC San Diego scientists evaluate how accurate law-enforcement administered field sobriety tests are at measuring cannabis exposure and impairment.

New Resource Harmonizes 16S and Shotgun Sequencing Data for Microbiome Research

July 27, 2023

UC San Diego scientists debut Greengenes2, a massive reference database that could be used to reconcile years of microbiome studies.

Gulf War Illness Caused by Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Not Inflammation

July 12, 2023

UC San Diego scientists contest longstanding hypothesis about mysterious illness affecting Gulf War veterans, providing first direct evidence that symptoms are driven by impaired mitochondria.

One-Two Punch: Novel Drug Pairing Could Beat Pancreatic Cancer

June 28, 2023

UC San Diego researchers find a combination of drugs outperformed other treatments in human and mouse models of pancreatic cancer; now urge clinical trial

Tethering of Shattered Chromosomal Fragments Paves Way for New Cancer Therapies

June 15, 2023

UC San Diego scientists discover shattered chromosomal fragments are tethered together during cell division before being rearranged; destroying the tether may help prevent cancerous mutations

UC San Diego First to Test Cancer Drugs in Space Using Private Astronaut Mission

May 22, 2023

The latest space experiments from UC San Diego and Axiom Space will explore therapies for breast and colorectal cancer aboard the ISS, and monitor astronauts’ stem cell health over time.
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