Researchers at UC San Diego have received a $25.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Aging to continue the Study of Latinos-Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging, a 12-year assessment of cognitive and brain aging and impairment among aging Latinos.
Diana Platero-Lopez has been a part of the UC San Diego community longer than most. Joining the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies in August 1986, her time at the university spans longer than three of its colleges—Eleanor Roosevelt, Sixth and Seventh.
UC San Diego researchers fared well in this year’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) competition, held annually by the Department of Defense. The DOD has announced MURI awards for two UC San Diego-led research teams and three teams of which UC San Diego researchers are a part.
University of California Television (UCTV) is celebrating a major achievement with the acquisition of its one-millionth YouTube subscriber after contributing educational content to the platform for over a decade.
School of Biological Sciences neurobiologist Yishi Jin and molecular biologist James T. Kadonaga have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors bestowed upon U.S. scientists and engineers.
Three members of the UC San Diego community, including an ethnic studies professor eremita and two professors of cellular and molecular medicine, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest and most esteemed honorary societies in the nation.
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