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Not Just Checking a Box

March 14, 2019

…grant from the National Institutes of Health. Originally from Colombia, Dr. Paula Aristizabal, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and hematologist-oncologist at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, went through the NCLAM program in 2017 and was among the first cohort to participate in…

UC San Diego Researchers Seek San Diego Residents for Study on Health Effects of Neighborhoods

November 3, 2015

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego are seeking residents of San Diego County for a study on how the places in which we spend our time (home, work, neighborhoods) affect cancer risk factors. The aim of the “Community of Mine” study is to determine if there is a…

New Evidence Suggests California’s Environmental Policies Preferentially Protect Whites

April 7, 2022

Asian and Hispanic communities experience significantly more air pollution from economic activity compared to predominantly white neighborhoods across the state of California, according to new research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.

2018 Progress Update: Creating an Inclusive Experience for All at UC San Diego

November 8, 2018

…is considered an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), serving a population of 20 percent full-time Latinx/Chicanx students. Our goal is to better reflect the diversity of our state and become a qualified HSI, which requires at least 25 percent full-time Latinx/Chicanx students. Our campus is committed to supporting student success through…

‘Frontiers of Innovation’ Program Helps Brighten Popular STARS

February 12, 2015

…students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) across the nation – nearly double the size of the current program. STARS is a campus-wide initiative under the leadership of Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown and Dean of the Graduate Division Kim Barrett in collaboration with faculty across the campus. STARS students…

How to Reduce Obesity among Latino Children, with Precision

July 7, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute have received $3 million to create a precision, community-based program to address specific health problems related to adverse childhood experiences that contribute to childhood obesity among Latinos.

Three California Universities Commit to Growing a Community of Cyberinfrastructure Professionals

October 20, 2022

Recognizing economic competitiveness and security depends on advanced cyberinfrastructure to enable science and engineering research and education, NSF initiated a CyberTraining funding challenge to prepare and develop a workforce that can help scientists meet their computational needs.

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

May 1, 2015

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine conducted the first population-based study that characterizes the association and temporal relationship between gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and other cancers. The results, published by Cancer on April 30, indicate that one in 5.8 patients with GIST will develop additional malignancies before and…

New UC San Diego Center Will Focus on Heart Health Among Latinas

April 4, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a new four-year, $3.7 million multidisciplinary research center to investigate the relationship between sedentary behavior and cardiovascular risk factors in Latinas, who have a disproportionately higher chance of developing heart disease than the general population.

As Alzheimer’s Numbers Grow Among Latinos, Need for Research Grows Too, Say Experts

September 27, 2018

The National Institute on Aging has awarded scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and San Diego State University with a five-year, $4 million grant to boost the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias afflicting seniors of Latino origins,…

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