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UC San Diego Celebrates Commencement with Message of Hope

June 16, 2018

It was emotional. It was inspirational. It was moving. The University of California San Diego held its All Campus Commencement today, celebrating the graduation of approximately 7,500 graduates from the university.

Magnetic Fields Provide a New Way to Communicate Wirelessly

September 1, 2015

…technique that works by sending magnetic signals through the human body. The new technology could offer a lower power and more secure way to communicate information between wearable electronic devices, providing an improved alternative to existing wireless communication systems, researchers said.

International Leaders in Technology, Science and Arts to Speak on Campus as Part of Kyoto Symposium

March 5, 2020

…esteemed programs in arts, humanities and social science, UC San Diego has much in common with the Inamori Foundation,” said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “We are both committed to scientific progress, cultural advancement, and human betterment through cross-disciplinary research. We also share the belief that there is no higher calling…

Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse

December 4, 2014

…causes typhoid fever in humans, but leaves other mammals unaffected. Researchers at University of California, San Diego and Yale University Schools of Medicine now offer one explanation — CMAH, an enzyme that humans lack. Without this enzyme, a toxin deployed by the bacteria is much better able to bind and…

UC San Diego Health System Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2012

June 19, 2012

UC San Diego Health System has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

New Algorithm Reveals Extremely High Mutations Rates in Complex Genomic Regions

August 16, 2023

In a paper published this week in the journal Nature Methods, UC San Diego researchers shared a new UniAligner algorithm for comparing highly repetitive genomic regions.

Engineering a New Biomaterial Therapy for Treating Heart Attacks

April 7, 2014

University of California, San Diego bioengineer Karen Christman’s new injectable hydrogel, which is designed to repair damaged cardiac tissue following a heart attack, has been licensed to San Diego-based startup Ventrix, Inc, which is planning the first human clinical trials of the technology. Christman is a co-founder of Ventrix.

When Art Becomes Autonomous

October 3, 2013

What does autonomy mean in an age when technology is radically transforming the ability of objects and even ideas to have a life of their own – from smart cars, to viral videos?

Diabetes in a Dish

October 1, 2014

…Health to advance treatments for type 1 diabetes. Using human stem cells, the team plans to culture bits of human pancreas in a dish and, using microfluidics, mimic blood flow through the islet.

Launching a Microbiome Movement

May 19, 2016

…medicine, engineering and the humanities. The campus-wide undertaking encompasses a research-focused Center for Microbiome Innovation and a student-centered Microbial Sciences Graduate Research Initiative. Rob Knight Three UC San Diego leaders in the microbiome field were invited to attend the May 13 event in Washington, D.C.: Rob Knight, director of the…

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