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In First Moments of Infection, a Division and a Decision

March 4, 2014

Using technologies and computational modeling that trace the destiny of single cells, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe for the first time the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create…

SDSC Announces 2013 Internship Opportunities for High School Students

February 22, 2013

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has announced this year’s volunteer internship program for high school students, who will be paired with SDSC researchers during the summer to help them gain experience in particular areas of computational research.

UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Center for AIDS Research Receives $15 Million Renewal Grant From NIH

April 3, 2023

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a five-year, $15.45 million grant to the San Diego Center for AIDS Research at UC San Diego, renewing support that extends back to an original establishing grant in 1994 at the height of the AIDS epidemic.

Igor Grant Named Chair of UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry

April 22, 2014

Igor Grant, MD, FRCP(C), an internationally recognized neuropsychiatrist, whose research interests have ranged from the neurobiology of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse, psychobiology of stress, to the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School…

Novel Therapeutic Agent for Pediatric Cancer Developed at UC San Diego in Clinical Trials

August 11, 2015

Donald L. Durden, MD, PhD, pediatric researcher at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center has identified and developed a novel therapeutic target for neuroblastoma, the second most common solid-tumor childhood cancer. The agent, named SF1126, acts by inhibiting the part of the cancer cell…

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.

Study Reveals Genetic Diversity of a Particularly Problematic Pathogen

April 27, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego have used a systems biology approach to parse the genetic diversity of Clostridioides difficile, a particularly problematic pathogen, particularly in health care settings.

Researchers Identify Key Mechanisms Underlying HIV-Associated Cognitive Disorders

February 3, 2015

New findings by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine open the door to the development of new therapies to block or decrease cognitive decline due to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND), estimated to affect 10 to 50 percent of aging HIV sufferers to some degree.

Scientists Discover Pain Receptor on T-Cells

October 5, 2014

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that T-cells – a type of white blood cell that learns to recognize and attack microbial pathogens – are activated by a pain receptor.

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