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New Faculty Represent Campus’s Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Protecting the Planet

March 9, 2017

…monitor environmental changes through technological advancement, and improving the public’s ability to adapt to climate change consequences such as increasingly frequent heat waves and the spread of vector-borne illnesses. “These appointments represent UC San Diego’s nontraditional approach to solving the most pressing problems facing our world. We acknowledge that only…

New Model for Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Tested

April 27, 2016

…of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select and follow patients to avoid disease overtreatment. Results of the three-year study are now published online in the journal of Urology.

Campus Braces for Anticipated Impacts of Sequestration

March 7, 2013

…need-based student financial aid, health education, training, clinical care, and many others programs will also see cuts, possibly jeopardizing jobs, advances in research, and the financial stability of many students and their families across the country. “The federal government is a valuable partner and is critical to UC San Diego’s…

Waking Up to Why Sleep Health Matters

October 31, 2019

…Up to Why Sleep Health Matters UC San Diego students, scientists drive new initiative aimed at helping the public ‘see the light’ on circadian rhythms and sleep health At the start of the day, we all do it. We reflexively reach for our phones. As the day winds down, many…

Meet the UC San Diego Delegates Headed to Egypt for UN Climate Conference

November 3, 2022

World leaders, climate experts and policymakers from nearly 200 counties are preparing to descend upon the seaside city of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for a United Nations climate conference that kicks off next week.

UC San Diego Research Funding Reaches Record-Breaking $1.64B

August 4, 2022

…collaboration with UC Davis Health and Wayne State University in Detroit—to conduct a 12-year assessment of cognitive and brain aging and impairment among Latinos received continued funding of more than $6 million this year from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute on Aging. Among the federal funding…

Rare Science

May 1, 2023

UC San Diego is a hub for rare disease research. Although each rare disease impacts a small number of people, the research findings sometimes apply to more prevalent conditions.

Scientists Locate Brain Area Where Value Decisions Are Made

May 9, 2019

Neurobiologists have located the brain area responsible for value decisions. Data from thousands of neurons revealed an area of the brain called the retrosplenial cortex, previously not known for “value-based decision-making,” a behavior that is impaired in a range of neurological conditions.

Hot Cars Can Hit Life-Threatening Levels in Approximately One Hour

May 24, 2018

Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Arizona State University found that if a car is parked in the sun on a summer day, the interior temperature can reach 116 degrees F. and the dashboard may exceed 165 degrees F. in approximately one hour — the…

The Mechanism of Short-Term Memory

April 14, 2014

…a National Institutes of Health (NIH) press release that described a newly published study of monkeys in the journal Science, where researchers for the first time found that in-sync large-scale brain waves affecting various regions of the brain hold memories of objects just viewed. “This study provides more evidence that…

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