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Alumni and Community Engagement Announces 2016 Honorees

February 18, 2016

…Bruce Beutler is an immunologist, geneticist and a professor and director of the Center for Genetics of Host Defense at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Jules Hoffman for their discoveries surrounding the activation of innate immunity. Photo…

Cancer Cells Send Signals Boosting Survival and Drug Resistance in Other Cancer Cells

June 6, 2017

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that cancer cells appear to communicate to other cancer cells, activating an internal mechanism that boosts resistance to common chemotherapies and promotes tumor survival.

Aversion to Risk by R&D Managers May Hurt U.S. Economic Prospects

March 16, 2020

Research and Development (R&D) has long been key in the U.S.’s economic prospects and according to new research from the University of California San Diego, the country’s ability to maintain its competitive edge in this area largely depends on managers in R&D being less averse to risk.

Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 24, 2020

Three faculty members and one vice chancellor are among the Academy’s 2020 class of 276 members, recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, expertise and insights toward the common good.

Nanosponges Could Intercept Coronavirus Infection

June 17, 2020

Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host cells and reproduce.

Researchers ID Natural Products with Potential Efficacy Against Coronavirus, Other Lethal Viruses

January 5, 2021

Researchers describe the biology of three families of RNA viruses including Coronavirus, Ebola, and Zika and the natural products that have been shown to have capabilities to inhibit them. The review provides a guide that could accelerate drug discovery in response to future epidemics.

Last-Itch Effort: Fighting the Bacteria That Exacerbate Eczema with Bacteria

February 22, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine use bacteriotherapy to improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis.

UC San Diego Wildfire Experts Directory

June 30, 2021

Experts at UC San Diego are available to discuss wildfires, drought, and California climate across an array of topics, including climate science, technology, public health, and economics and policy.

2023 UC San Diego Wildfire Experts Directory

August 4, 2023

With wildfire season in full swing, experts at UC San Diego are available to discuss wildfires across an array of topics, including climate science, technology, health and policy.

Study Finds X’s Community Notes Provides Accurate Responses to Vaccine Misinformation

April 24, 2024

A new study published in JAMA finds that X’s (formerly Twitter’s) Community Notes, a crowdsourced approach to addressing misinformation, helped counter false health information in popular posts about COVID-19 vaccines by providing accurate, credible responses.

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