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Obese Children Burdened by More than Weight

November 24, 2014

…(NAFLD) are two emerging health problems related to the epidemic of childhood obesity. In a recent study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine sought to determine the prevalence of high blood pressure in children with NAFLD, which places them at risk for premature cardiovascular disease.

Noted Canadian Neurologist to Head UC San Diego Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study

January 14, 2016

Howard Feldman, MD, FRCP(C), a renowned Canadian neurologist noted for his original research in geriatric cognitive disorders and expertise in large-scale clinical trials, has been named the new director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) at University of California, San Diego, pending approval from the National Institute on Aging…

UC San Diego Superfund Research Program Receives $15 Million Grant Renewal

May 22, 2012

…National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has renewed funding for the Superfund Research Program (SRP) at the University of California, San Diego. Over the next five years, the $15 million grant will fund continued research on the molecular and genetic consequences of…

How Unsecured, Obsolete Medical Record Systems and Medical Devices Put Patient Lives at Risk

August 29, 2018

A team of physicians and computer scientists at the University of California has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely by attacking the connection between hospital laboratory devices and medical record systems.

‘I Am Forever Grateful’

June 1, 2023

When we reached out to UC San Diego’s graduating students, we posed many questions. One of the most important – who at the university made a difference in your life? The result was an outpouring of love for various students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty and staff.

National Academy of Inventors Inducts Two UC San Diego Scholars

December 18, 2018

UC San Diego’s Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and Professor Susan Taylor were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. They are part of the NAI’s 2018 cohort of 148 new fellows who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation.

UC San Diego Foundation Board Trustees Bridge Campus and Community

July 24, 2018

They each bring diverse expertise as doctors, educators, lawyers and entrepreneurs. Yet they all share a common interest: propelling the bold experiments, lifesaving solutions and nontraditional learning opportunities at the University of California San Diego. The UC San Diego Board of Trustees are unique ambassadors who dedicate their time and…

UC San Diego’s Connections with the Dalai Lama Run Deep

June 8, 2017

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications UC San Diego’s Connections with the Dalai Lama Run Deep His Holiness’s service to humanity and science has created long-lasting relationships with UC San Diego During his June 2017 visit to the University of California San Diego, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will share…

Meet Dr. Brookie Best, Dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

August 11, 2022

…the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization. Best completed her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry at UC San Diego in 1994, then her Doctor of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco in 1999, followed by a residency in pharmacy practice…

UC San Diego Philosophy Department Offers Another ‘Big Idea’

February 8, 2016

The University of California, San Diego is not short on big ideas. Just ask Craig Callender, chair of the Department of Philosophy, who was recently featured in San Diego Magazine’s “Big Ideas” feature for his vision to establish the Institute of Practical Ethics on campus. Callender conceptualizes UC San Diego…

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