April 30, 2020
UC San Diego scientists have launched a clinical trial to investigate whether a drug approved for treating high blood pressure might also reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections, lowering rates for intensive care unit admissions, the use of mechanical ventilators and all-cause mortality.
March 23, 2017
From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.
March 5, 2021
New research published in two papers by UC San Diego scientists describes novel achievements designed to make the implementation of gene drives safer and more controllable. The new split drive and home-and-rescue systems address concerns about the release of gene drives in wild populations.
April 3, 2019
On April 9, UC San Diego’s Earl Warren College will be rolling out the red carpet for its annual “BEARLs,” to honor those who exemplify the UC San Diego Principles of Community, which were developed two decades ago to foster a campus culture of inclusivity and collaboration
November 26, 2018
Differential brain responses to speech in toddlers with autism and poor language development associated with widespread gene expression activity in blood leukocyte cells.
December 16, 2016
…awarded a $1.1 million CAREER award to Stephanie Fraley, a bioengineering assistant professor at the University of California San Diego. The five-year award will allow Fraley and colleagues to continue developing a unique and innovative technology to study how cells migrate in a 3D environment. The work has applications for…
May 21, 2020
…Patients to Connect to Care During COVID-19 A seizure sent Danielle Lovette to the hospital where a brain scan revealed an oligodendroglioma, a cancer of the central nervous system. Subsequent mobility and communications challenges caused by the malignancy, compounded by recovery from necessary surgery and radiation treatments, made the 24-mile…
May 21, 2015
…Women and Infants will care for every kind of birth within a highly modern, technologically-advanced medical facility that includes a specialized neonatal intensive care unit. “Jacobs Medical Center is part of the university’s investment in the future of health care for the entire region, and it will advance our goal…
April 23, 2015
…the course of their careers. The two biologists will each receive $300,000 in flexible funding to support their work during the next three years. Cooper completed her Ph.D. at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash. She then carried out her postdoctoral studies in the department of genetics…
October 24, 2013
…the future of health care for the entire region. It will allow UC San Diego Health System to fulfill its potential of becoming one of the country’s premier academic health systems. “Today is a high point for UC San Diego, the community, and for patients who travel here from around…