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Chronic Diseases Driven by Metabolic Dysfunction

September 7, 2018

Progress in treating chronic illness, where the cause of the problem is often unknown, has lagged. Chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease defy easy explanation, let alone remedy. In a new paper, a researcher at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, posits that chronic disease is…

Qualcomm Institute Kicks Off Spring 2014 Exhibition in Gallery@Calit2

March 27, 2014

On April 10, 2014, the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego will kick off its Spring 2014 exhibition, Senses of Care: Mediated Ability and Interdependence, in the gallery@calit2. The opening of the exhibition will feature a talk by the curatorial team, led by UC San Diego associate…

From Caregivers to Hospital and Surgery Assistants: The Future of Healthcare Robotics

November 19, 2018

Experts in the field of healthcare robotics from industry and academia came together to tackle during the 2018 Contextual Robotics Institute Forum held Nov. 8 at the University of California San Diego.

Don Cleveland Wins a Trifecta of Recognition

January 31, 2023

In the span of just a few weeks, Don Cleveland, a leading researcher in the study of neurodegenerative diseases like ALS and Alzheimer’s, has received three major awards.

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

April 25, 2023

The U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings named nine of UC San Diego’s graduate programs among the top 10 in the nation.

Students and Faculty Commit to Healthier World as Part of UC Global Health Day 2018

May 3, 2018

…psychosis in adulthood and dementia in old age—has risen precipitously, increasing globally by 40 percent. In the lowest income countries, it has almost doubled. The treatment gap in poorer nations is larger than that in the higher income countries, but that isn’t to say that the latter do a great…

Marine Plankton Tell the Long Story of Ocean Health, and Maybe Human Too

January 6, 2023

UC San Diego researchers suggest that rising levels of manmade chemicals, accumulating in marine plankton, might be used to monitor the impact of human activity on ecosystem health and perhaps study links between ocean pollution and land-based rates of childhood and adult chronic illnesses.

Celebrating the Class of 2021

June 3, 2021

…with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. By intentionally adjusting color, temperature, brightness and noise, the goal is to improve cognition and comfort levels. Menéndez has also dedicated her time as a volunteer research assistant at the Veterans Medical Research Foundation at the VA Medical Center. By working with patients who have…

Qualcomm Institute Announces Seed Grants to Build Clusters in Brain, Medical and Robotics Research

July 18, 2014

The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego has given the green light to 35 new projects that are part of the institute’s Calit2 Strategic Research Opportunities (CSRO) program. Each one-year seed grant is worth up to $50,000 in support for researchers in areas of critical interest to…

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.

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