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Scientists Discover New Genetic Forms of Neurodegeneration

January 30, 2014

In a study published in the January 31, 2014 issue of Science, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report doubling the number of known causes for the neurodegenerative disorder known as hereditary spastic paraplegia.

Trailblazing Tritons: Notable Alumni Forge Diverse Paths

May 18, 2017

…McSweeney’s. The Global Public Health Champion. Gary Darmstadt, M.D. ’89 (School of Medicine) is associate dean for Maternal and Child Health, and professor of Neonatal and Developmental Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, both at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to his post at Stanford, he was the…

Scientists Expand CRISPR-Cas9 Genetic Inheritance Control in Mammals

January 11, 2022

UC San Diego biologists have developed a method for genetic inheritance control in male mice, an achievement that advances new laboratory models in an array of research pursuits, from investigations of human disease to therapeutic drug design to invasive species removal.

What’s in Your Gut?

May 17, 2018

…diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup of your gut Rob Knight, UC San Diego professor of pediatrics and computer science and engineering, and postdoctoral researcher Daniel McDonald discuss data from The American Gut Project, which was published in an open-access journal earlier this…

Polling San Diegans About Cell Phones and Driver Safety

February 22, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have launched a new survey aimed at gauging local motorists’ opinions and activities associated with cell-phone usage and driving. It’s part of the Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program that has been working to keep Southern California highways –…

A Push to Inoculate Vaccination Disparity

May 13, 2021

…communities. UC San Diego Health has made progress in this regard in collaboration with community-based organizations with the “Mobile Vaccine Clinic,” which aims to expand outreach and enhance the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to San Diego County communities of color that have been disproportionally impacted by the pandemic. Q. Why…

Luau and Longboard Invitational Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ‘Surfing for a Cure’ Aug. 18

July 22, 2013

A surfer and San Diego resident at the time, Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction, considered one of the monumental scientific techniques of the 20th century. That year, Mullis also became the founding honorary chair of the Luau…

From Landscaping to the Lab: David Gonzalez’s Academic Journey

October 7, 2021

…new lab. “The contemporary technology that Pieter was bringing to the campus really just blew me away,” said Gonzalez. The risk quickly paid off, as he mastered these modern tools and successfully applied them to a wide range of research questions. This strategy allowed him to collaborate with other scientists,…

Gene Therapy Reverses Effects of Autism-Linked Mutation in Brain Organoids

May 2, 2022

UC San Diego scientists use lab-grown human brain tissue to identify neural abnormalities in Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome and show gene therapy tools can rescue neural structure and function.

Ozone Pollution in India Kills Enough Crops to Feed 94 Million in Poverty

September 8, 2014

In one year, India’s ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country’s major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living below the poverty line.

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