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Honoring Our ‘Library of Dreams’

December 10, 2020

…pair took to social media to survey classmates, asking for individual stories or impressions of each of the eight floors. They then sorted and incorporated these responses into an outline for the album together, ending by each taking four floors or tracks that they would then produce solo. Weekends over…

A Prototype for Help in the Fight Against COVID-19

July 23, 2020

…unique expertise of our technical and professional staff.” Helping meet the need for testing The request from Rady Children’s Hospital to the Prototyping Lab began with a simple need for rayon fibers to make testing swabs for COVID-19. Grant started procuring materials to help the hospital meet the heavy demand…

Lung, Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant Programs Rank among Nation’s Best

January 5, 2021

UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatment and multi-disciplinary care contribute to the high rankings for one-year survival outcomes.

New Brain Mapping Tool Produces Higher Resolution Data During Brain Surgery

May 24, 2017

Researchers have developed a new device to map the brain during surgery and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues. The device provides higher resolution neural readings than existing tools used in the clinic and could enable doctors to perform safer, more precise brain surgeries.

Landmark ABCD Study of Adolescent Brain Renewed for Seven Years

April 17, 2020

The National Institutes of Health has renewed its commitment to the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health ever conducted in the United States. The awards to UC San Diego total just over $60 million.

Alumni Gift Supports Stem Cell Research to Restore Eyesight

November 29, 2011

…cutting-edge research and advanced medical care. However, it wasn’t until his son Benny was born visually impaired that Churchill discovered the remarkable breadth of leading research taking place at his alma mater. Benny has Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH), a cause of visual impairment in newborns that can also be associated…

No Barriers Too Big

November 12, 2020

…life sciences, engineering and medicine. Students attended research immersion programs in neurobiology and molecular biology at the Boz Institute’s Pacific Beach labs. When the coronavirus pandemic forced the programs to move online, the change raised obstacles—but also created opportunities. “We were thinking about how being virtual allows us to access…

J. Craig Venter Institute Breaks Ground on New Facility on Campus

September 28, 2011

…of the School of Medicine Dr. David Brenner, and Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography Tony Haymet. Important features of the new JCVI building include: One of the first, if not the first, true “net-zero energy” biological research laboratories in the world, generating 100% of its power on site (solar…

Kyoto Prize Symposium Returns March 20 with Famed Mathematician

February 28, 2019

…laureates include: In “Advanced Technology,” Karl Deisseroth, whose research on microbial light-activated proteins and “optogenetics”—a new methodological discipline in which neurons can be activated or inhibited on the millisecond scale using light, has revolutionized the field of systems neuroscience. He will speak at San Diego State University on March 20…

What’s New at Founders’ Day 2012

November 1, 2012

…a remote control for medical applications. For example, if the materials are used for an ocular drug delivery, when the patient walks outside and their eye is exposed to light, the encapsulated material falls apart and the drug is released. Or these materials could fall apart in response to inflammatory…

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