June 16, 2016
…bachelor’s degree in Public Health. A returning student who has raised an adult son, Speidel is passionate about strengthening community through intergenerational dialogue. She completed her education while living with a chronic illness, a rare inner ear disorder called Meniere’s disease that causes unilateral deafness, unexpected bouts of vertigo, imbalance…
January 25, 2012
Led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, scientists have, for the first time, created stem cell-derived, in vitro models of sporadic and hereditary Alzheimer’s disease (AD), using induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with the much-dreaded neurodegenerative disorder.
February 8, 2016
Roughly one-quarter of all Americans – an estimated 100 million adults and children – have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a chronic condition that can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. Combining a diverse array of basic science, biomarkers, imaging and clinical efforts, University of California, San Diego…
September 27, 2012
Atherosclerosis has been presumed to be the consequence of complicated interactions between overabundant cholesterol and resulting inflammation in the heart and blood vessels. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at institutions across the country, say the relationship is not exactly what it appears,…
March 18, 2021
…Diseases and Global Public Health. To learn more about the panelists’ professional backgrounds, please visit the Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom news story here. Now, a little over a year after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the virus, the vaccine and its related effects remain among the…
October 11, 2022
Blood oxygen monitoring is one of the main methods to determine if COVID-19 patients need immediate medical attention, but the devices used for these measurements can be less accurate on darker skin tones. UC San Diego nanoengineers are engineering a solution to improve accuracy on all skin tones.
June 12, 2014
…a Tireless Advocate for Health Education and Medical Access A standout leader and tireless health education promoter, Damini Tandon has been named this year’s Outstanding Senior. A bioengineering-biotechnology major graduating from Warren College, Tandon’s work focuses on increasing access to medical care for underserved communities in San Diego and abroad.…
February 22, 2023
A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has made significant advances in solving some of the most vexing challenges in bioprinting 3D-engineered tissues while meeting the key requirements of high cell density, high cell viability and fine fabrication resolution.
September 16, 2019
UC San Diego neurophysics research supplies a blueprint for a future generation of electrode sensors that utilizes existing yet nontraditional materials and fabrication procedures to record electrical signals from every neuron in the cortex of the brain—at the same time.
June 3, 2021
…years, but this is technology that we took out of the labs and applied to general buildings. We also updated HVAC system filters to mirror what is used in a hospital, and now use outside fresh air to flush the buildings around the clock. Similarly, our campus has monitored sewage…