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Scientists Discover New Genetic Forms of Neurodegeneration

January 30, 2014

In a study published in the January 31, 2014 issue of Science, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report doubling the number of known causes for the neurodegenerative disorder known as hereditary spastic paraplegia.

H.M.’s Brain Yields New Evidence

January 28, 2014

…around the globe will finally have insight into the neurological basis of the case that defined modern studies of human memory.

Stuck on Flu

November 22, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown for the first time how influenza A viruses snip through a protective mucus net to both infect respiratory cells and later cut their way out to infect other cells.

Brain Surgeons Go with the Flow

November 21, 2013

Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are using a new approach to visualize the brain’s delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain’s nerve connections thus preserving and protecting critical functions such as vision, speech and memory. No needles, dyes or chemicals are…

Single Gene Mutation Linked to Diverse Neurological Disorders

October 9, 2013

…a gene mutation that causes a rare but devastating neurological disorder known as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome appears to offer clues to the developmental and neuronal defects found in other, diverse neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.

Bioengineers Researching Smart Cameras and Sensors that Mimic, Exceed Human Capability

September 18, 2013

University of California, San Diego bioengineering professor Gert Cauwenberghs has been selected by the National Science Foundation to take part in a five-year, multi-institutional, $10 million research project to develop a computer vision system that will approach or exceed the capabilities and efficiencies of human vision.

UC San Diego Research Funded By CIRM to Identify Potential Autism Drug Targets

August 28, 2013

A researcher at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is among principal investigators at 10 California institutions receiving Early Translational IV Research grants, totaling $40 million, approved today by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) at its meeting in San Diego.

The Brain’s Balancing Act

June 22, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a fundamental mechanism by which the brain maintains its internal balance. The mechanism, described in the June 22 advanced online publication of the journal Nature, involves the brain’s most basic inner wiring and the processes that control…

Hari Garudadri: Improving the World Through Signal Processing, Step by Step by Step

July 24, 2014

Throughout Hari Garudadri’s career, three things have remained constant: A fascination with signal processing, a love for work with a humanitarian focus and (fittingly) the number three.

Targeted Drug Delivery With These Nanoparticles Can Make Medicines More Effective

September 16, 2015

Nanoparticles disguised as human platelets could greatly enhance the healing power of drug treatments for cardiovascular disease and systemic bacterial infections. These nanoparticles are capable of delivering drugs to targeted sites in the body — particularly injured blood vessels and organs infected by harmful bacteria. This targeted drug delivery greatly…

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