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New Grant Boosts UC San Diego-Led Malaria Research Program

February 17, 2017

An international research team, led by principal investigator Elizabeth A. Winzeler, PhD, professor in the pediatric division of host-microbe systems and therapeutics at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues have received a three-year, $4.7 million supplemental grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance…

Karl Y. Hostetler, MD, Receives Prestigious 2012 Gertrude Elion Memorial Award

April 17, 2012

Karl Y. Hostetler, MD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Gertrude Elion Memorial Lecture Award by the International Society of Antiviral Research. Hostetler is a professor of medicine in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Stand Up To Cancer Grant Funds UC San Diego Health Research in Pancreatic Cancer

November 20, 2018

A team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $1 million Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) grant to test drugs that block signals that play a critical role in driving growth and progression of pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Stem Cells Linked to Drug Resistance

April 20, 2014

Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a biomarker called CD61 on the surface of drug-resistant tumors that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by enhancing…

Clearing the Course for Glycans in Development of Flu Drugs

November 19, 2020

…in Development of Flu Drugs Researchers demonstrate molecular binding mechanism that could change approach to designing influenza treatments There is no hole-in-one drug treatment when it comes to the flu, but that doesn’t stop scientists from trying to sink one. Especially since as many as one in five Americans gets…

UC San Diego Chemists Take Aim at Drug Predictions

June 27, 2019

UC San Diego chemists offer new system to ease the synthesis and evaluation of the algorithms, the chemistry and the technology needed to predict the bound poses of ligands within a targeted protein—a necessity for designing new drugs.

UC San Diego Researcher Gets $4 Million NCI Award to Study Cancer Drug Resistance, Spread

December 7, 2018

David Cheresh, Distinguished Professor at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, received $4.2 million National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research into cancer’s ability to overcome stress, gain drug resistance and metastasize.

A Dose of Research

March 23, 2017

…more about how therapeutic drugs move through the human body,” he said. “But I also like working with patients—something we get to do more and more of in the second half of pharmacy school.” To help find his path, Yang has become the first Skaggs School of Pharmacy student to…

Future-proofing Software for Chemical Discovery

October 31, 2022

Computational chemistry affects everyday life more than most people might realize. It is used to develop drugs to treat diseases, generate data for environmental clean-up purposes, design solar energy technology, improve batteries, create enzymes to break down plastics and more.

“SMART 2.0” Revolutionizing Identification of Natural Compounds

February 19, 2020

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego describe in a new study the successful use of an analysis tool that uses artificial intelligence to identify chemical compounds, including ones with potential benefit as cancer drugs or antibiotics, within seconds.

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