March 24, 2023
A $1 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation will launch a UC San Diego-led national effort to more deeply study tissue samples from patients with conditions ranging from long COVID-19 and relapsed Lyme disease to chronic fatigue syndrome.
May 4, 2020
UC San Diego Health now offers a telemedicine clinic to help patients with COVID-19 recover at home.
February 23, 2015
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) affects North American elk and deer, but has not been observed in humans. Using a mouse model that expresses an altered form of the normal human prion protein, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have determined why the human proteins aren’t corrupted…
April 2, 2020
…COVID-19: Biology Professor Opens Infectious Disease Course to Public Audiences Podcasted class on UCTV and other outlets to analyze the biological roots and spread of coronavirus Division of Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Justin Meyer. Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Justin Meyer oversees a laboratory that specializes in the evolution of viruses…
April 16, 2018
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to the San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) https://cfar.ucsd.edu at UC San Diego, renewing support that extends back to an original establishing grant in 1994—the height of the AIDS epidemic.
April 21, 2017
…by Joseph Vinetz, MD, professor of medicine and tropical disease specialist at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, will receive up to approximately $8.3 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.
August 19, 2020
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests transmission of COVID-19 through breast milk is not likely. The infectious virus was not detected in 64 samples of breast milk tested.
April 17, 2012
Karl Y. Hostetler, MD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Gertrude Elion Memorial Lecture Award by the International Society of Antiviral Research. Hostetler is a professor of medicine in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.
February 9, 2022
A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has found that abnormally wet conditions increase the risk of cough, fever, and diarrhea in children under five years old in many humid subtropical regions of the globe.
August 6, 2018
…College London, with international collaborators, have determined that Kawasaki disease (KD) can be accurately diagnosed on the basis of the pattern of host gene expression in whole blood. The finding could lead to a diagnostic blood test to distinguish KD from other infectious and inflammatory conditions.