Briana Bilbray is only 25, yet she is undergoing the fight of her life—against melanoma. In addition to waging a battle against the disease, Briana is also working to raise awareness of the risks of melanoma, particularly among young people.
There is a new home base for visiting researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and it also serves engineering and other faculty members who need international funding to help get new technologies closer to commercialization.
Five University of California, San Diego graduate students pursuing research at the intersection of bioengineering, medicine and biology are among the 85 recipients of 2013 Siebel Scholars awards, announced by the Siebel Scholars Foundation on September 10, 2012.
“It is important to preserve the cultural, artistic and economic developments of the Vietnamese community,” says Kendrick Ton, treasurer of the Little Saigon Foundation. “Without language, you can’t communicate with your elders and the stories get lost in translation.”
Four leading scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been honored with awards that recognize their accomplishments in their respective fields of study.
Enzo Ocio, a premature baby born 1 pound, 10 ounces at only 25 weeks, spent four and a half months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the University of California, San Diego Health System in Hillcrest. He was put on life support, suffered from multiple infections and struggled to eat on his own without the help of a feeding tube.
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