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Kimberly Prather in 99 Seconds

March 14, 2024

…aerosols, both natural and human-originated. She studies how aerosols that are produced from sources such as the ocean seed clouds and influence global climate. In addition, she studies how aerosols, including pollutants and pathogens, impact human health even miles away from the ocean. Read a Q and A interview here:…

$1 Million Endowment Gift Supports Annual Human Milk Institute Symposium

March 18, 2024

A new $1 million gift will create an endowment to support the annual Human Milk Symposium symposium, which brings together some of the world’s leading breastfeeding and human milk experts for knowledge exchange and visioning.

Unraveling the Complexity of Mother’s Milk

January 12, 2017

…gift funds center for human milk research at UC San Diego Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Breast milk is known to provide the best source of nutrition for newborns and infants, and for premature babies, it can be lifesaving. Yet much about the composition of human milk and…

UC San Diego Biologists Unlock Code Regulating Most Human Genes

January 24, 2017

Molecular biologists at UC San Diego have unlocked the code that initiates transcription and regulates the activity of more than half of all human genes, an achievement that should provide scientists with a better understanding of how human genes are turned on and off.

Gift to UC San Diego Will Establish San Diego’s First Mother’s Milk Bank

September 29, 2016

…infants benefit most from human milk. The Mothers Milk Bank will help address the current disparity between supply and demand for donated human milk in San Diego. Gift to UC San Diego Will Establish San Diego’s First Mother’s Milk Bank For newborn infants, research consistently shows that human milk provides…

“Green” elliptical trainers now at RIMAC

February 7, 2012

…new system that converts human energy into no-cost carbon-free electricity. The gym is a perfect environment to harness human energy, and the new equipment allows users to burn calories and create renewable energy at the same time, according to John Gaines, Recreation Equipment Specialist at UC San Diego. “Users get…

Zika Virus Infection Alters Human and Viral RNA

October 20, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that Zika virus infection leads to modifications of both viral and human genetic material. These modifications — chemical tags known as methyl groups — influence viral replication and the human immune response.

American Gut Project Crowdfunds $1 Million to Study the Human Microbiome

October 29, 2015

…Million to Study the Human Microbiome Researchers at the American Gut Project, the world’s largest crowdsourced, crowdfunded science project, are celebrating a big milestone this week—in the past two years, they have raised more than $1 million from over 6,500 “citizen scientists” who have agreed to have their microbiomes sequenced.…

UC San Diego Receives $12.4M NIH Grant to Map the Human Nervous System

February 23, 2022

The National Institutes of Health have awarded UC San Diego a grant totaling $12.4 million. This will support a new research center dedicated to studying the human brain and central nervous system 〈CNS〉, specifically the ways they’re affected by HIV and opioids.

Biologists Discover Solution to Problem Limiting Development of Human Stem Cell Therapies

January 2, 2014

…that could prevent the human immune system from rejecting the grafts derived from human embryonic stem cells, a major problem now limiting the development of human stem cell therapies. Their discovery may also provide scientists with a better understanding of how tumors evade the human immune system when they spread…

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