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Top UC San Diego Researchers Win ‘Oscars of Science’

December 7, 2017

…poorly expressed genes. This technology has already proven successful—it’s the underlying principle behind Ionis Pharmaceutical’s FDA-approved therapeutic for spinal muscular atrophy, an inherited muscle wasting condition that was previously always fatal. Now, kids who were completely immobilized are walking. Similar designer DNA drugs are currently in clinical trials for the…

Novel Phage Therapy Saves Patient with Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infection

April 25, 2017

Scientists and physicians at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, working with colleagues at the U.S. Navy Medical Research Center – Biological Defense Research Directorate (NMRC-BDRD), Texas A&M University, a San Diego-based biotech and elsewhere, have successfully used an experimental therapy involving bacteriophages — viruses that target and…

UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows

December 17, 2020

…college-student well-being and mental health. She has introduced an arts-based co-designed global curriculum that is supported and co-facilitated by UC San Diego mentors enrolled in service-learning courses within the Department of Education Studies. The project will teach students the importance of social justice considerations in community engaged learning, as well…

Pioneering Bioengineer Shu Chien Teaches Lessons That Extend Far Beyond Research Lab

October 17, 2019

…biomedical engineering at Oregon Health and Science University, and Chien’s first doctoral student at UC San Diego. Stories of Chien’s willingness to go above and beyond run the gamut. There was the time he literally chased down a thief in a market to return money stolen from the pocket of…

UC San Diego’s New Downtown Hub Park & Market Opens to the Public

May 12, 2022

…through cutting-edge and interactive technology; Cross-border partnerships through CETYS Universidad and the UC San Diego Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies will provide more economic and learning opportunities between the U.S. and Mexico; The National Conflict Resolution Center will work jointly with UC San Diego to conduct cutting-edge research into the dynamics…

Pharming the Microbiome

January 24, 2023

The gut microbiome plays a critical but poorly understood role in how drugs work or don’t work in the body. It also presents therapeutic possibilities unto itself.

A Year in Review: A Look Back as We Move Ahead

December 9, 2021

…the realm of public health. All we could do is forge ahead, continuing to do what we do best. For the UC San Diego community that meant continuing to educate, innovate and inspire. Now, as 2021 comes to a close, we invite you to take a moment and appreciate how…

Top Stories of 2020

December 18, 2020

…the radar of public health experts across the country. In addition to the critical work surrounding COVID-19, our students, faculty and staff have continued to lend their talents toward an array of creative contributions on campus and around the world —from uncovering ancient fossils in an underwater cave to developing…

Celebrating 10 Years of UC San Diego’s Physical, Cultural and Intellectual Transformation

June 9, 2022

…destination for students, employees, health personnel, patients and community members. In just 10 years at the helm, UC ˙San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla has elevated UC San Diego into a global research and academic medical powerhouse with more than $6.9 billion (FY22) in annual revenues and $1.68 billion (FY22)…

UC San Diego Health Named Among Top Hospitals in America for 2016

May 9, 2016

UC San Diego Health has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review to its 2016 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” The list is based on rankings and awards from reputable sources, such as Healthgrades, The Leapfrog Group, and U.S. News & World Report. The list honors 100 hospitals considered…

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