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UC San Diego Breaks Ground on Revitalization of Hillcrest Campus

December 17, 2021

A celebratory groundbreaking event marks the beginning of a comprehensive revitalization project of UC San Diego’s Hillcrest campus, which upon completion will feature state-of-the-art facilities, expanded patient care services and technologies and other community amenities to promote wellbeing.

Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Biochemist Katalin Karikó for Pioneering Research on COVID-19 Vaccines

March 14, 2024

Hungarian-American biochemist and researcher Katalin Karikó has been selected by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego as the recipient of the 2023 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.

New Insight Into Genesis of Spina Bifida

May 8, 2024

Spina bifida is the most common structural disorder of the human nervous system. The causes are largely unknown, but University of California San Diego researchers led a study that points to a link involving a chromosomal microdeletion — and also underscores the value of folic acid as a preventive measure.

A Flexible Microdisplay Can Monitor and Visualize Brain Activity in Real-time During Brain Surgery

April 24, 2024

A thin film that combines an electrode grid and LEDs can both track and produce a visual representation of the brain’s activity in real-time during surgery–a huge improvement over the current state of the art. The device is designed to provide neurosurgeons visual information about a patient’s brain to monitor…

Graduate Student’s Steerable Brain Catheter Wins Big at Inventors Competition

December 6, 2018

…collaborated with researchers from neurosurgery, radiology and vascular surgery, all of whom made key contributions to ensure the device was not only functional, but solving the right problem. Tilvawala received support and mentorship from Vish Krishnan, Ricardo Dos Santos and Kimberly King, from the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur—a collaboration…

UC San Diego Breaks Ground on Redevelopment of Hillcrest Medical Campus

November 4, 2021

…clinical programs including oncology, neurosurgery and orthopedics, as well as ambulatory surgery operating rooms, gastroenterology procedure rooms, advanced imaging, infusion and radiation oncology. This phase also includes a 1,850-space parking structure anticipated to open in at the end of 2023, which will allow for the demolition of the existing Bachman…

Collaborations by UC San Diego Researchers Win Cluster of National Awards

November 1, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation announced $30 million in research awards to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program — 20 percent of the funding was awarded to UC San Diego researchers.

A Giant Leap Forward in Wireless Ultrasound Monitoring for Subjects in Motion

May 22, 2023

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed the first fully integrated wearable ultrasound system for deep-tissue monitoring, including for subjects on the go. It facilitates potentially life-saving cardiovascular monitoring and marks a major breakthrough for one of t

UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 26, 2021

UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.

New Sensor Grids Record Human Brain Signals in Record-Breaking Resolution

January 19, 2022

A new array of sensors can record electrical signals directly from the surface of the human brain in record-breaking detail: 100 times higher resolution than today’s clinical tools. This could improve neurosurgeons’ ability to remove brain tumors safely and surgically treat drug-resistant epilepsy.

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