UC San Diego engineers developed microrobots, that can swim around in the lungs, deliver medication and be used to clear up life-threatening cases of bacterial pneumonia. In mice, the microrobots safely eliminated pneumonia-causing bacteria in the lungs and resulted in 100% survival.
Health & Behavior
With a $126 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a multi-institution team of researchers at UC San Diego, Salk Institute and elsewhere has launched a new Center for Multiomic Human Brain Cell Atlas to describe human brain cells in unprecedented detail over a lifetime.
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.
A national team of scientists, led by researchers at UC San Diego, have created a machine-learning algorithm for diagnosing both MIS-C and Kawasaki disease, two similar pediatric inflammatory conditions with different treatments.
The UC San Diego FIRST Program will recruit 12 diverse, early-career research faculty in the biomedical sciences and the implement strategies to improve faculty recruitment, retention, success and inclusion.
A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at UC San Diego has received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a novel system to study and inform the treatment of chronic low back pain.
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