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UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Novel Device Measures Nerve Activity That May Help Treat Sepsis and PTSD

November 17, 2022

Engineers and physicians at UC San Diego have developed a device to non-invasively measure cervical nerve activity in humans, a new tool they say could potentially inform and improve treatments for patients with sepsis or post-traumatic stress disorder.

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

November 17, 2022

UC San Diego professor Tajana Šimunić Rosing will receive the 2022 University Research Award from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) for excellence in semiconductor design research, becoming the first woman recipient in the category.

Passion and Persistence Fuel Biotech Startup

November 15, 2022

The startup AquilX seeks to commercialize a wearable device that offers a “lab under the skin.” But for Farshad Tehrani, the firm represents so much more.

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.

Twelve New Faculty to Be Hired to Design Just Futures

November 8, 2022

Up to 12 new faculty members will be hired at UC San Diego whose work centers on designing just futures, particularly for Indigenous, Black and migrant communities.

UC San Diego Faculty Receive New EDI Award from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

November 3, 2022

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have selected UC San Diego Assistant Professors Brian Aguado and Sonya Neal as grant recipients in a new program launched to promote equity, diversity and inclusion in science.

Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth

November 1, 2022

To better understand gravity’s effects on post-wildfire mudslides, a research team from the University of California San Diego will take their research to the only laboratory where gravity is removed—the International Space Station.

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.

Popular Pharmaceutical Target in Cells May Prove Even More Useful

October 26, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego have identified a new signaling process involving G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), a cellular target already exploited by hundreds of diverse drugs. The discovery opens the possibility of new therapies, including for multiple forms of cancer.
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