Joseph A. Califano III, MD, has been named director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.
A multi-campus research team has developed a novel device for non-invasively measuring cervical nerve activity in humans. The device, described in an article in Scientific Reports, has potential applications for supporting more personalized treatments for sepsis and PTSD.
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.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center in collaboration with the Southern California Earthquake Center is hosting a new oneAPI Center of Excellence. The center’s focus is to address the challenges of numerically simulating the dynamics of fault rupture and seismic ground motion in realistic 3D models.
Researchers at Scripps Oceanography discovered that a snail species carrying human-infecting flatworms is widespread in California. Their preliminary documentation suggests that the parasites are in the tissue of various Southern California fishes, including those commonly fished.
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