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New Biomarker Identifies Colon Cancer Patients Who May Benefit from Chemotherapy

January 20, 2016

Using a new computer science approach, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Columbia University and Stanford University discovered a distinctive molecular feature — a biomarker — that identified colon cancer patients who were most likely to remain disease-free up to five years after surgery. The biomarker, a protein called CDX2, also helped the researchers identify Stage II colon cancer patients who are most likely to benefit from chemotherapy after surgery.

Apple Acquisition of UC San Diego Startup Paves Way for Further Robotics Research at UC San Diego

January 19, 2016

Description In the wake of Apple’s acquisition of the startup Emotient, Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute will take over the lab where Emotient’s technology was first developed. QI will also take over Diego-san, the robot created by Emotient’s founders, who have left UC San Diego to join Apple.

Invitation to UC San Diego Faculty, Students for Digitally-Mediated Performances, Presentations

January 8, 2016

The Qualcomm Institute's Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts and Sciences (IDEAS) is inviting proposals from UC San Diego artists and technologists to stage digitally-mediated performances or presentations during the 2016-17 season.

Kolibri Crowdfunding Campaign Flies Past Goal, Reaching 203 Percent

December 21, 2015

Learning Equality, a non-profit organization based at the University of California, San Diego Qualcomm Institute, has successfully funded a crowdsourcing campaign to launch Kolibri, an offline education application that aims to enable universal education in areas of the world without Internet access.

UC San Diego Innovators Gain Guidance from New Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

December 16, 2015

The renewed emphasis on strengthening the university’s “innovation ecosystem” gets a big boost this week with the launch of the UC San Diego Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program.

CISA3 ‘Stands Out’ for Research on Cultural Heritage Engineering at 2015 Digital Heritage Conference

December 11, 2015

Researchers and students from UC San Diego's CISA3 presented a wide range of work at the annual Digital Heritage Conference in Granada, Spain, one of the top events worldwide for cultural heritage engineering.

UC San Diego’s Thomas E. Levy Among Recipients of President’s Research Catalyst Award

December 9, 2015

Levy's $1.07 million project will leverage the recently-announced Pacific Research Platform to curate, analyze and visualize 3D data from at-risk archaeological sites in the Middle East.

Addiction Treatment Innovation Launches at the Qualcomm Institute

December 4, 2015

The Clinical Addiction Recovery Institute (C.A.R.I.), has announced that it will join the University of California, San Diego community as one of the newest members of the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space (QIIIS). 

Calit2 Celebrates 15 Years

December 1, 2015

The past and future of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) will converge on Dec. 7, 2015 as the institutes commemorates 15 years of innovation and world-class research in fields such as telecommunications, digital health and virtual reality.

UC San Diego Launches CORE Project to Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data

November 25, 2015

UC San Diego Launches CORE A set of best practices will guide Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and researchers in the design and review of studies that use social media, self-tracking devices and other mobile Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data
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