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Startup Companies Tackle COVID-19 From Many Angles

April 16, 2020

…just that during this public health crisis,” said Ramesh Rao, Director of the Qualcomm Institute. Nanome, flashPub and Learning Equality are three growing companies with strong connections to QIIS and UC San Diego that are bringing their unique expertise and emphasis on collaboration to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here…

Nobel Laureate Helps Celebrate Launch of Institute for Materials Discovery and Design

October 8, 2020

…and Design. Climate change, public health and equal access to food and water are some of the biggest challenges facing humanity—and materials science can help provide solutions for them all. That was the message researchers shared at an event held Sept. 29 celebrating the launch of the Institute for Materials…

Return to Learn Q&A: Fall Student Life

September 10, 2020

…the San Diego County public health orders. Currently, the Triton Lounge, a computer lab, is open in Price Center. Our focus is primarily on leveraging the campus’s outdoor spaces, including the new patio outside the Dirty Birds restaurant, which will open this fall. There is also a patio on the…

UC San Diego Leads a $12.25 Million Grant to Improve Epilepsy Treatment

September 10, 2021

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $12.25 million grant to the University of California San Diego to develop and enhance brain-sensing and brain-stimulating platform technologies to enable treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy.

Historical Disease Meets Modern Biology in New Faculty Member Cressida Madigan’s Lab

July 2, 2020

…some point. From a public health perspective, I’m sorry to say that COVID-19 is impacting the same patient populations that suffer most from TB: people living in poverty. To understand this, I’m working right now with historians to compare COVID-19 with epidemics of the past. Remarkably, we’re finding that the…

9,000 New Students Arrive to an Evolving Campus

October 3, 2019

…T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The transformation includes vegetarian options at all stations, more whole grain and plant-forward menu items, reduced beef entrees and greater emphasis on in-season fish. New menu items will be featured across all restaurants, including Canyon Vista, which will reopen this fall in Warren College.…

Class of 2013 Outstanding Grads

June 20, 2013

…earning a Master of Public Health. In addition to her multidisciplinary studies, Le has dedicated her time at UC San Diego to grassroots organizing in support of social and environmental sustainability issues. She served as a director and member of the Student Sustainability Collective (SSC) at UC San Diego. Le…

Doing the Impossible with Alternative Meats

October 24, 2019

…a huge threat to public health. These industrial animal agriculture facilities (“factory farms,” which produce over 99 percent of all meat consumed in the U.S.) are breeding grounds for antibiotic resistance and zoonotic disease, which some analyses indicate are greater threats to the human race than climate change. And finally,…

Excessive Fructose Consumption May Cause a Leaky Gut, Leading to Fatty Liver Disease

August 24, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that fructose only adversely affects the liver after it reaches the intestines, where the sugar disrupts the epithelial barrier protecting internal organs from bacterial toxins in the gut.

UC San Diego’s Scripps Oceanography Awarded $5.6 Million for DDT Ocean Dumpsite Research

September 26, 2022

New congressionally-directed funding awarding $5.6 million to Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will aim to improve characterization of the extent of the dumpsite, and support additional monitoring and research.

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