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Computational Models Move Researchers Closer to Tuberculosis Vaccine

January 13, 2022

According to a 2021 World Health Organization report, the global COVID-19 pandemic caused an increase in tuberculosis (TB) deaths – 1.5 million in 2020 versus 1.4 million in 2019 – due to a lack of efficient diagnosis and treatment.

Recently Discovered Protein Turbocharges Gene Expression

March 9, 2022

Scientists at UC San Diego and Rutgers University have found intriguing new details about a previously missing critical factor in gene expression. An ancient protein called NDF found in all human tissues enhances gene activation and may be involved in diseases such as cancer.

Excess Neuropeptides Disrupt Lung Function in Infant Disease and COVID-19

March 17, 2022

UC San Diego study shows neuroendocrine cells in the lungs drive a developmental lung disease, and a similar brain-lung interaction may contribute to COVID-19 symptoms. The findings suggest neuropeptides may be a promising therapeutic target for conditions with excess lung fluid.

Researchers Shed Light on Why a Certain Plant Virus Is So Powerful at Fighting Cancer

April 27, 2022

The cowpea mosaic virus has shown great promise as an experimental cancer immunotherapy for treating and preventing recurrence of various cancers. But just how the virus triggers such a potent anti-cancer immune response has remained a mystery. A new study digs deeper and provides answers.

COVID-19 Rebound after Taking Paxlovid Likely Due to Insufficient Drug Exposure

June 21, 2022

COVID-19 rebound following Paxlovid treatment likely due to insufficient drug exposure, UC San Diego researchers find after showing rebound patient did not show drug resistance or impaired immunity.

UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study

August 5, 2022

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have joined a nationwide study to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients in the United States across all demographic groups.

Nanoengineers Receive $4.3M From NIH To Continue Studies Using Plant Viruses To Treat Cancer

October 17, 2022

Researchers led by Nicole Steinmetz, professor of nanoengineering at the University of California San Diego, have received $4.3 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance their research using plant viruses to develop cancer immunotherapies.

Diversifying the Ranks of Future Faculty

October 25, 2022

More than 40 graduate students from schools around the country recently gathered on UC San Diego’s campus for the NextProf Pathfinder workshop, meant to prepare and inspire the widest swath possible of engineering graduate students to seriously consider careers as professors.

Popular Pharmaceutical Target in Cells May Prove Even More Useful

October 26, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego have identified a new signaling process involving G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), a cellular target already exploited by hundreds of diverse drugs. The discovery opens the possibility of new therapies, including for multiple forms of cancer.

San Diego Circuit Libraries Receive Funding for Campaign Against Health Misinformation

November 1, 2022

The San Diego Circuit libraries – which is composed of six prominent local public and academic libraries – announced today the consortium has been awarded a Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) grant to help counteract health misinformation in the San Diego region.

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