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UC San Diego Undergraduates Awarded National Goldwater Scholarships

April 22, 2014

Elizabeth Kim, Joshua Young Yang and Maarouf Saad are the University of California, San Diego’s latest undergraduate students to be acknowledged with the national Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Award for their research in the sciences. Kim and Yang were selected to receive the scholarship—regarded as the…

Kids With MIS-C Mount Normal T Cell Response to COVID-19

October 7, 2021

UC San Diego study suggests multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare condition associated with COVID-19, is not caused by abnormal T cell response to COVID-19 virus as previously hypothesized.

32 UC San Diego Professors Named Most Influential in Their Fields

December 6, 2017

Thirty two faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, based on their publications over the past decade.

Reassuring Findings for Mothers Who Have Flu Shot During Pregnancy

September 23, 2013

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Boston University, in collaboration with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), have found evidence of the H1N1 influenza vaccine’s safety during pregnancy.

Epigenetics Alters Genes in Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 3, 2012

…of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at UC San Diego School of Medicine – investigated a mechanism usually implicated in cancer and in fetal development, called DNA methylation, in the progression of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They found that epigenetic changes due to methylation play a key role in altering genes that…

Researchers Say to Conquer Cancer You Need to Stop It Before It Becomes Cancer

September 16, 2016

In a Perspective piece published this week in PNAS, cancer researchers from across the country, including faculty at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, write that a greater emphasis on immune-based prevention should be central to new efforts like the federal Cancer Moonshot program,…

46 UC San Diego Faculty Named Most Influential in Their Fields

November 28, 2018

Forty-five faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to Clarivate Analytics’ list of 2018 “Highly Cited Researchers.”

UC San Diego Names John M. Carethers as Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

September 22, 2022

UC San Diego named John M. Carethers as the vice chancellor for Health Sciences, effective January 1, 2023. Carethers will report directly to the chancellor and is part of the leadership team. He replaces David A. Brenner as vice chancellor for Health Sciences, who stepped down on July 1, 2022.

Using microRNA Fit to a T (cell)

November 25, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have successfully targeted T lymphocytes – which play a central role in the body’s immune response – with another type of white blood cell engineered to synthesize and deliver bits of non-coding RNA or microRNA (miRNA).

New Precision Immunotherapy Clinic Matches Patients to Latest Cancer Therapies

October 17, 2019

…Schoenberger, a professor of immunology at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI), to confirm his suspicions by testing Levine’s white blood cells for an immune response against mutations identified during his tumor sequencing. “While immunotherapy is not approved for Gordon’s molecular tumor profile, we can sometimes use drugs off-label…

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