March 14, 2022
Financial incentives and other nudges have been used to help increase vaccination rates across the nation, but new research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that compensations need to be large—at least $100—to reduce vaccine hesitancy.
March 2, 2022
A recent pilot program measuring the results of online tutoring for K-12 students has shown positive, promising results, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.
February 15, 2022
UC San Diego Health researchers surveyed and compared early- and late-stage breast and colorectal cancer diagnoses in patients in pre-pandemic 2019 and in 2020, the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, discovering fewer of the former and more of the latter as patients delayed care.
January 13, 2022
Researchers studying how small worms defend themselves against pathogens have discovered a gene that acts as a first-line response against infection. They identified “ZIP-1” as a centralized hub for immune response, a finding could have implications for understanding human immunity against viruses.
December 10, 2021
Few places in the country are better equipped to detect new virus variants than San Diego, where researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Scripps Research, working with county public health officials, health systems and others, collaborate to create a sort of viral early warning system.
November 22, 2021
In May 2021, the Centers for Disease Control officially recognized that SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—is airborne. Now UC San Diego Professor and Endowed Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry Rommie Amaro has modeled the delta virus inside an aerosol for the first time.
October 26, 2021
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine tested the same treatment for kids with Kawasaki disease and rare COVID-19 reaction.
October 7, 2021
UC San Diego study suggests multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare condition associated with COVID-19, is not caused by abnormal T cell response to COVID-19 virus as previously hypothesized.
September 27, 2021
Last week, as students returned to in-person classes, dozens of UC San Diego students, faculty and staff gathered on campus in one of the outdoor classrooms to build 250 do-it-yourself air filters to support our Return to Learn program.
September 8, 2021
Researchers found that breastfeeding mothers who received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccination reported the same local or systemic symptoms as what has been previously reported in non-breastfeeding women, with no serious side effects in the breastfed infants.