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UC San Diego Team Explores Nervous System Workings Related to PTSD, Other Mental Health Disorders

July 5, 2022

A first-of-its-kind study published today in the journal "Brain Stimulation" measures changes in the human brain’s response to a perceived threat following non-invasive stimulation of the nervous system via the vagus nerve.

High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation Shows Improved Longer Lasting Pain Relief

April 28, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that high-frequency spinal cord stimulation proved more effective at improving perceived pain reduction than low-frequency SCS in patients studied, and that there was some variation in PPR between male and female patients.

Opioid treatment tracking startup celebrates string of successes

April 27, 2022

CARI Health, a startup in the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur's MedTech Accelerator, was named a Connect "Cool Company" on the heels of winning the $300,000 grand prize at the San Diego Angel Conference.

UC San Diego Design Lab & California 100 Partner to Bring Top Talent to Design@Large Workshop Series

April 4, 2022

In order to get the future we want, we must take an active hand in designing it. Californians are creating many opportunities to shape the state’s future, including Governor Gavin Newsom’s statewide Future of Work Commission, responses to sweeping social changes brought about by COVID-19.

UC San Diego Researchers Take a Digital Snapshot of an Ancient Infant Burial Site

December 20, 2021

Researchers based at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute and Jacobs School of Engineering have digitally recreated, in painstaking detail, the oldest documented European burial of an infant female.

How Earth’s Magnetic Field May Provide New Ways of Dating Ancient Archaeological Artifacts

August 16, 2021

In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, archaeologists and geophysicists from UC San Diego have filled in some of the regional gaps in the record of Earth’s magnetic field using artifacts from the Neolithic period in the ancient Levant.

Training Computers to Transfer Music from One Style to Another

July 20, 2021

UC San Diego computer music professor and high school student devise a machine learning tool to transfer music notation between musical styles.

Machine Learning Enhances Non-verbal Communication in Online Classrooms

June 21, 2021

Prompted by the challenge of teaching music via Zoom during the pandemic, researchers use eye tracking, gaze estimation and machine learning to improve non-verbal communication in virtual classrooms.

Archaeologists Investigate Past Impact of Sea-Level Changes at Israeli Coastal Sites

June 9, 2021

A multinational team of archaeologists and scientists is reassessing the history of sea-level change in the Eastern Mediterranean based on underwater excavation and photogrammetry at sites on Israel’s Carmel coast.

Using Ultrasound Stimulation to Reduce Inflammation in COVID-19 In-Patients

May 12, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have begun a pilot clinical trial to test the efficacy of using ultrasound to stimulate the spleen and reduce COVID-19-related inflammation, decreasing the length of hospital stays.
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