UC San Diego researchers identify mutation that causes excessive folding in human brain’s wrinkly cerebral cortex, resulting in diminished cognitive function.
Health & Behavior
UC San Diego scientists discover a molecular pathway critical to the initiation of pancreatic tumors. The findings may inspire new chemotherapeutic drugs targeting early stages of tumor formation and spread
The ultraviolet nail polish drying devices used to cure gel manicures may pose more of a public health concern than previously thought. Researchers at UC San Diego studied these UV light-emitting devices, and found that their use leads to cell death and cancer-causing mutations in human cells.
With dynamic keynote speakers and informative workshop sessions, the upcoming Triton Leaders Conference, “Building an Equitable Future in Health Care,” scheduled for Feb. 3-4, is sure to deliver an impactful weekend of advocacy and empowerment for both on-campus attendees and virtual participants.
An international consortium led by UC San Diego has identified at least some of the genetic drivers of a mysterious form of pediatric epilepsy.
The late Roger Tsien, who won a share of the 2008 Nobel Prize for the development of fluorescent protein as a new way to illuminate the workings of life, has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Stay in the Know
Keep up with all the latest from UC San Diego. Subscribe to the newsletter today.