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Hope for Our Zebra

May 1, 2023

When alumni Michaelle Jinette and Kevin Witt’s fourth son Tristan was diagnosed with the rare KCNH1 genetic mutation, the couple raised money, collaborated with scientific partners, and initiated rare disease research on behalf of their child and the 50 others like him in the world.

First Case of Community Acquired Omicron Variant in San Diego

December 10, 2021

Few places in the country are better equipped to detect new virus variants than San Diego, where researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Scripps Research, working with county public health officials, health systems and others, collaborate to create a sort of viral early warning system.

Meet the Alumni Award Honorees 2021

May 6, 2021

…he has made transformational technology that touches all of our lives. His support of the Jacobs School of Engineering, including the forthcoming Franklin Antonio Hall, helps ensure that the next generation of Triton innovators can improve and enhance lives as well. Read more | Watch the video “It’s been fun…

Researchers Boost Body’s Inflammation-Reduction Mechanism to Combat Obesity-Fueled Disease

June 8, 2015

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University College Dublin (UCD) have found that augmenting a naturally occurring molecule in the body can help protect against obesity-related diseases by reducing inflammation in the fat tissues. The study, published June 4 in the journal Cell Metabolism, focused…

Teaching Computers to Recognize Sick Guts: Machine-Learning and the Microbiome

January 12, 2017

A new proof-of-concept study by UC San Diego researchers succeeded in training computers to “learn” what a healthy versus an unhealthy gut microbiome looks like based on its genetic makeup.

Surfing the World for Microbes

October 6, 2016

…and chemicals impact human health. Surfing the World for Microbes Doctoral student Cliff Kapono sets out on an adventure to map the surfer microbiome Surfers have a very intimate connection to the ocean. Their skin is bathed in the rushing tide, and crashing waves send salty seawater into their ears,…

Study Suggests Disruptive Effects of Anesthesia on Brain Cell Connections Are Temporary

July 28, 2014

A study of juvenile rat brain cells suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on the connections between brain cells are temporary.

Three Early Career Faculty Members Selected to Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

February 22, 2024

UC San Diego Assistant Professors Vineet Augustine, Abdoulaye Ndao and Monique Smith have been selected to receive 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships. They are among 126 scientists chosen by the Sloan Foundation to receive one of the most prestigious awards for early career scientists.

University of California and Fudan University Mark Groundbreaking International Partnership

April 11, 2013

…will contribute to a healthy and constructive relationship between the two countries through candid dialogue and collaborative research.” From left, President Yang Yu-liang of Fudan University, IR/PS Dean Peter Cowhey, and UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. The Fudan-UC Center is housed within UC San Diego’s School of International…

Working Inside the Bubble

October 25, 2012

…direct link to human health. “I would say that disease is a problem of proteins,” he says. “Half of all drugs target receptors on the surfaces of cells.” Precise knowledge of the shapes of these receptors will allow drugmakers to tailor small molecules to better fit specific targets, avoiding collateral…

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