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What Happens When We Pass Out? Researchers ID New Brain and Heart Connections

November 1, 2023

UC San Diego researchers have for the first time identified the genetic pathway between the heart and brain tied to fainting. In a new study published in the journal Nature, they found that vagal sensory neurons trigger fainting, laying a foundation for addressing fainting-related disorders.

Mapping the Mouse Brain Helps Reveal What Makes Us Human

December 14, 2023

As part of a national initiative better understand how the brain works, researchers from UC San Diego have analyzed more than 2.3 million individual brain cells from mice to create a comprehensive map of the mouse brain.

Shooting for the Stars

January 23, 2024

UC San Diego scientists are sending cells into space and health science into the future.

Five Cutting-edge Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Their Applications in Medicine

February 21, 2024

Innovations in the form of multi-scale sensors and devices, creation of humanoid avatars and the development of exceptionally realistic predictive models driven by AI can radically change our lifestyles and response to pathologies.

‘Gene of Prejudice’ Demystifies Autism

February 28, 2024

Individuals with Williams syndrome have a gregarious “cocktail party” personality, while those with the opposite genetic alteration, in contrast, tend to have autistic traits and are prone to struggle socially. Research from UC San Diego sheds new light on the gene responsible.

Prominent Neurologist Named Director of Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego

February 29, 2024

William Mobley, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine, to lead unique institute focused on empathy and compassion research and medical education

How Fear Unfolds inside Our Brains

March 14, 2024

The stress-induced mechanisms that cause our brain to produce feelings of fear in the absence of threats — such as in PTSD — mostly have been a mystery. Now, neurobiologists have identified the changes in brain biochemistry and mapped the neural circuitry that cause generalized fear experiences.

UC San Diego Secures Several Top Spots in Latest National Rankings for NIH Funding

April 11, 2024

University of California San Diego solidified its status as a national leader in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, as reported by the 2023 Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) rankings.

Following Cellular Lineage

April 16, 2024

A group of researchers based at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Institute have advanced the understanding of how the cerebral cortex develops by tracing the lineage of certain brain cells.

Neurosciences Ph.D. Student Wins Grad SLAM Top Prize

April 23, 2024

Grad SLAM campus champion Iris Garcia-Pak will take her three-minute research talk entitled “The Brain: An Exclusive VIP Club” to the UC Grad SLAM Final Round in San Francisco on May 3.

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