Researchers at the University of California San Diego may soon be closer to finding ways to reverse the effects of glaucoma, thanks to $20 million in support from Hanna and Mark Gleiberman. The gift will establish the Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Center for Glaucoma Research at UC San Diego.
UC San Diego icon Nick Spitzer, known for his warm, engaging personality and a passion for teaching and research, is marking 50 years on campus. A campus celebration and new innovation award have been set to mark his lasting contributions to science and the university.
Eminent biotechnology innovator and entrepreneur Gene Lay has committed $25 million through the through the Laygend Foundation to name the Department of Bioengineering in honor of his mentor, Professor Emeritus Shu Chien.
Schmidt Futures Announces UC San Diego as Partner of $148M Initiative Accelerating AI Use in Science
UC San Diego has been selected to join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, to accelerate the next scientific revolution by applying AI to research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
UC San Diego alumnus Kenneth Kroner and his wife Jennifer have pledged $5 million to establish the Kroner Center for Financial Research at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, with the goal of helping secure and protect retiree investments.
In 2025, the UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest Medical Campus will be home to a new center named in honor of beloved physician and breast cancer expert, Barbara Parker, MD, thanks to a $10 million gift from Price Philanthropies and the Price family.
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