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Eight UC San Diego Researchers Among ‘1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World’

November 10, 2022

Eight researchers from UC San Diego are listed in the first-ever ranking of the “1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World” by research.com, an analytics platform that advocates for improved research quality and also ranks universities, scholarly journals and academic conferences.

Collaborations by UC San Diego Researchers Win Cluster of National Awards

November 1, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation announced $30 million in research awards to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program — 20 percent of the funding was awarded to UC San Diego researchers.

UC San Diego Launches New Human Milk Institute

October 25, 2022

Building upon a long history, the UC San Diego has launched a new Human Milk Institute to accelerate research into the biology and therapeutic potential of human milk to prevent or treat both infant and adult diseases. The new institute is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States.

UC San Diego Physician-Scientist Elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 18, 2022

Victor Nizet, MD, Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Pharmacy at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

UC San Diego Health Physicians Named ‘Top Docs’ in San Diego County

October 10, 2022

More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named “Top Docs” in the 2022 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.

UC San Diego Receives $16 Million NIH FIRST Award

September 20, 2022

The UC San Diego FIRST Program will recruit 12 diverse, early-career research faculty in the biomedical sciences and the implement strategies to improve faculty recruitment, retention, success and inclusion.

NSF Awards More than $1 Million to Interdisciplinary Research Team to Study Chronic Low Back Pain

September 19, 2022

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at UC San Diego has received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a novel system to study and inform the treatment of chronic low back pain.

UC San Diego Joins NIH ‘Bridge to Artificial Intelligence’ Program

September 13, 2022

UC San Diego scientists will lead several components of Bridge2AI, a new NIH-funded program to promote the use of AI in health and research.

UC San Diego Researchers Add Monkeypox to Wastewater Surveillance

August 10, 2022

A UC San Diego-led program that monitors wastewater for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 and which has effectively predicted subsequent surges in COVID-19 cases in San Diego has been expanded to detect the presence of monkeypox.

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.
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