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UC San Diego Alumnus and Research Scientist Honored with DRI Nevada Medal

April 15, 2014

Albert Yu-Min Lin may now be even better known in Nevada than he is in his home state of California. The research scientist from the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego was in Nevada in late March to accept the 27th Desert Research Institute (DRI) Nevada Medal.

Tested and Testing: UC San Diego Health Expands COVID-19 Diagnostics

April 6, 2020

UC San Diego Health makes measurable progress addressing COVID-19 testing shortage through multiple partnerships and rapidly growing in-house testing. Success has meant more testing for more patients, first responders and other health systems.

Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 24, 2020

Three faculty members and one vice chancellor are among the Academy’s 2020 class of 276 members, recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, expertise and insights toward the common good.

Two Studies Seek to Go Beyond the GIST of Intestinal Tract Cancer

August 24, 2021

UC San Diego researchers identify the mutational drivers for gastrointestinal stroma tumors in the stomach and find a potential drug to treat a subset of GIST tumors afflicting the young.

Havacado or Two. Study Finds Eating Lots of the Fruit Hass Public Health Import

November 29, 2021

Novel randomized controlled trial found that families with high consumption of avocados experienced reduced caloric intake and an overall healthier diet, without actually changing their diet.

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

July 27, 2020

UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and conditions were also rated “high performing.”

Leading-edge Technology Unmasks Protein Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

August 19, 2020

An elusive protein that many consider the key of fully understanding the causes of genetic Parkinson’s disease has come much more clearly into focus. Impacting millions around the world, Parkinson’s is a neurological disorder that progressively attacks motor functions.

Unprecedented Case Series Advances Promise of Phage Therapy

June 9, 2022

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh, report promising results from the largest case series yet of patients treated with bacteriophage therapy for antibiotic-resistant infections.

Microbial DNA in Patient Blood May be Tell-Tale Sign of Cancer

March 11, 2020

From a simple blood draw, microbial DNA may reveal who has cancer and which type, even at early stages.

Zika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells

January 16, 2020

Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika virus from infecting cells and turn it into something good: a way to shrink…

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