A grant of nearly $3.5 million from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is supporting research at UC San Diego to identify better, more targeted treatments for people living with Crohn’s disease.
With funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Jeremy Pettus, MD, an associate professor of medicine and board-certified endocrinologist who specializes in treating diabetes at UC San Diego Health, is leading a study on Liver Targeted Insulin (LTI) in Type 1 diabetes.
Gentry Patrick, a professor of neurobiology and director of the Center for Empathy and Social Justice in Human Health at UC San Diego, has been named as the inaugural holder of the Kavli and Dr. William and Marisa Rastetter Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Neurobiology.
Supporters donated a total of $565.7 million to the University of California San Diego during the 2022-23 fiscal year. This is the most ever raised by UC San Diego in a single year, and it represents a 34.6% percent increase over last year’s total philanthropic support.
UC San Diego Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative received the gift from philanthropist Eugene Jhong to further our understanding of the unique states of consciousness induced by DMT and how it could benefit human health.
A $2.5 million initiative supported by philanthropists Irwin and Joan Jacobs has created the Stuart and Barbara L. Brody Endowed Chair in Circadian Biology and Medicine, along with a supporting research fund, to target largely unexplored areas related to circadian biology and patient health.
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