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Firing Up Fire Detection Efforts with Deep Learning Models

August 22, 2023

Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center have developed new deep learning models to continue improving efforts for early wildfire detection. These efforts at SDSC are led by the WIFIRE Lab, which is an all-hazards knowledge cyberinfrastructure developed as a management layer for data…

Ultra-sensitive Lead Detector Could Significantly Improve Water Quality Monitoring

February 5, 2024

Engineers have developed an ultra-sensitive sensor made with graphene that can detect extraordinarily low concentrations of lead ions in water. The device achieves a record limit of detection of lead down to the femtomolar range, which is one million times more sensitive than previous technologies.

UC San Diego Physicist and Psychologist Awarded $7.5M by NIH for New Alzheimer’s Detection Method

November 21, 2023

UC San Diego’s Center for Scientific Computation in Imaging has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary exploration of diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) work related to Alzheimer’s disease.

Waste Not: Transparency and Proactivity Key in SARS CoV-2 Early Detection Program

September 9, 2020

A key part of UC San Diego’s proactive Return to Learn strategy to detect SARS CoV-2 (which causes COVID-19) and reduce transmission of the virus is wastewater monitoring.

New UC San Diego Biosensor Will Guard Water Supplies from Toxic Threats

March 11, 2014

Supported by a $953,958 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at the University of California San Diego will develop a sophisticated new biosensor that can protect the nation’s water supplies from a wide range of toxins, including heavy metals and other poisons.

Liquid Biopsy May Be New Way to Detect Liver Cancer Earlier, Easier

October 9, 2017

…developed a new diagnostic and prognosis method for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), based on a simple blood sample containing circulating tumor DNA.

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

April 15, 2014

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.

Heart Disease is in the Eye of the Beholder

March 2, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego Health see a possible way to detect heart disease through the eye.

Engineers Develop a New Biosensor Chip for Detecting DNA Mutations

June 14, 2016

…Diego have developed an electrical graphene chip capable of detecting mutations in DNA. Researchers say the technology could one day be used in various medical applications such as blood-based tests for early cancer screening, monitoring disease biomarkers and real-time detection of viral and microbial sequences.

Qualcomm Institute’s CARI Therapeutics Awarded NIH Grant for Opioid Sensor

August 10, 2017

QI Innovation Space member CARI Therapeutics has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to collaboratively develop a biosensor that will detect the presence of opioids in patients in recovery.

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