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UC San Diego Partners with 5 Leading Diagnostics Manufacturers to Boost COVID-19 Testing

March 20, 2020

Partnering with five diagnostics manufacturers, UC San Diego is significantly ramping up testing for COVID-19, projecting capacity to complete up to 1,500 tests daily within two to three weeks.

Bioengineering Professor Featured in Top 100 List on African-American Influential Site

November 17, 2015

Bioengineer Todd Coleman, from the University of California, San Diego, has been named one of 100 outstanding individuals for 2015 by The Root, a premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. Other names on the list include tennis player Serena Williams, ballerina Misty Copeland and hip-hop artist Kendrick…

Violence is Common and Increasing in Pandemic-Era California

September 8, 2022

A new report finds physical and sexual violence are an increasing ‘epidemic’ in California; UC San Diego researchers call for health equity-based reform.

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…

UC San Diego Fuels Regional Economy, Impacts State

October 3, 2019

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications The University of California San Diego’s scenic main campus in La Jolla overlooks and offers access to the beautiful Pacific Ocean. But we don’t just ride waves, we make them. Ranked worldwide as a top 15 research university, UC San Diego is one of the…

Heatwave Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Preterm Birth in California

February 25, 2020

A new study at UC San Diego, published February 11, 2020, found that exposure to heatwaves during the last week of pregnancy was strongly linked to an increased risk of preterm delivery – the hotter the temperature or the longer the heatwave, the greater the risk.

Pediatric Liver Disease Increases Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

June 13, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe connection between pediatric liver disease and increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Both rates are rising in children.

Center for Community Health to Lead $13M Statewide Program for Newly Arrived Afghan Families

March 16, 2023

A culturally affirming, community-led transformation model pioneered by the UC San Diego Refugee Health Unit will be replicated across California, providing vital academic and social support to newly arrived Afghan youth and families during resettlement.

Data Released From Adolescent Brain Development Study Led by UC San Diego

February 13, 2018

The first datasets from the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States—a project headed by a team of scientists at UC San Diego—were released to researchers around the world today by the National Institutes of Health.

UC San Diego Goes Behind the Scenes of SpaceX Rocket Launch Aug. 14

August 10, 2017

The University of California San Diego boasts more than 100 graduates who have gone on to work at NASA, including 38 alumni who work at SpaceX. This is the campus where Sally Ride—the first American woman in space—taught physics and where, just recently, scientists contributed to the discovery of the…

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