October 17, 2011
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that differences in brain activation in individuals with a low level of response to alcohol may contribute to their inability to recognize modest levels of alcohol intoxication. Their findings could provide the potential to identify…
April 24, 2014
A newly identified genetic disorder associated with degeneration of the central and peripheral nervous systems in humans, along with the genetic cause, is reported in the April 24, 2014 issue of Cell.
June 6, 2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine discovered that they can block inflammation in mice with a naturally occurring antibody that binds oxidized phospholipids (OxPL), molecules on cell surfaces that get modified by inflammation. Even while on a high-fat diet, the antibody protected the mice from arterial…
May 8, 2023
The Wagner New Play Festival will return to UC San Diego from May 8 to June 10, 2023, showcasing seven new plays written by MFA playwrights in UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance.
January 12, 2023
There is an exciting momentum at UC San Diego that is enhancing community spaces for Native American students, advancing research led by Indigenous scholars and inviting the next generation of tribal youth to experience what the university has to offer.
July 15, 2021
The NSF Awards $5M to the San Diego Supercomputer Center for its Prototype National Research Platform, a first-of-its-kind cyberinfrastructure ecosystem intended to help science drivers expedite science and enable transformative discoveries.
January 19, 2022
A new array of sensors can record electrical signals directly from the surface of the human brain in record-breaking detail: 100 times higher resolution than today’s clinical tools. This could improve neurosurgeons’ ability to remove brain tumors safely and surgically treat drug-resistant epilepsy.
December 11, 2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to undervalue future rewards — that overlaps with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), smoking and weight.
November 1, 2022
The U.S. National Science Foundation announced $30 million in research awards to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program — 20 percent of the funding was awarded to UC San Diego researchers.
November 25, 2019
Fifty-two faculty members and researchers at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the Web of Science’s 2019 listing.