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Zika Infection May Affect Adult Brain Cells

August 18, 2016

Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice suggests that certain adult brain cells may be vulnerable to infection as well. Among these are populations of cells that serve to replace…

New Clinic Matches Patients with Cancer to Latest Precision Immunotherapy Treatments

October 17, 2019

New Precision Immunotherapy Therapy clinic at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health matches patients using genetic profiling to personalized cancer treatment plans.

Is the Next Big Step in Cancer Therapy Personalized Vaccines?

October 12, 2018

Tamara Strauss has been living with high-grade, stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer for more than three years. Current treatments, although effective for her, are highly toxic. Tamara enrolled in a first-of-its-kind, pilot study at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health to test a personalized vaccine using her unique…

How Ovarian Cancer Defies Immunotherapy

April 11, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, with collaborators, have further elucidated how ovarian cancer tumors defy immunotherapy, identifying new molecular targets that might boost immune response.

Scientists Identify Promising New Approach for Immune System Defense against Cancer

December 11, 2017

Researchers have identified a promising new strategy to fight infections and cancer. They uncovered a novel function for a protein known as “Runx3” that is key to the development of killer T cells—immune cells important for fighting infections and cancer. The researchers believe Runx3, if properly directed, could be combined…

CAR Trials Drive Leukemia and Lymphoma Treatment in New Direction

February 23, 2016

Cancer immunology is based upon boosting the body’s own immune system to vanquish malignancies. It is among the fastest growing areas of oncology research. Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center have launched three clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of a novel cellular-immunotherapy that uses modified…

Parasite Lost

November 27, 2013

Using advanced methodologies that pit drug compounds against specific types of malaria parasite cells, an international team of scientists, including researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, have identified a potential new weapon and approach for attacking…

Engineering Graduate Students Selected as Siebel Scholars

September 19, 2018

Five Jacobs School of Engineering graduate students working to improve immunology, cardiac health, blood transfusions and our understanding of the genome have been named 2019 Siebel Scholars. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes the most talented students in the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science.

UC San Diego Named Nation’s 6th Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report

October 22, 2019

The University of California San Diego has been named the nation’s sixth best public university, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Global Universities.

UC San Diego, Human Vaccines Project Harness Advances in Machine Learning

July 1, 2016

The Human Vaccines Project is teaming with the Qualcomm Institute at the University of California San Diego to apply advances in machine learning to solve critical problems impeding the development of vaccines and therapeutics for a wide range of diseases.

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