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UC San Diego Researcher Named Semi-Finalist for Women’s Safety XPRIZE

December 7, 2017

…or less. The World Health Organization estimates that 35 percent of women globally have faced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. More than 90 percent of women in New Delhi experienced some form of sexual violence in public spaces in their lifetime, according to the United Nations, Personal experience…

I Smoke, But I’m Not a Smoker

February 11, 2014

While smoking among California adults has dramatically declined in recent decades, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report there is a surprisingly large number of people who say they use cigarettes, but don’t consider themselves to be “smokers.”

Class of 2022 Outstanding Grads

June 7, 2022

…equitable access to mental health resources to researching the intersection between the LGBTQ+ community and video games and investigating how sustainable materials can be made from diverse sources like jackfruit. Together, they dove headfirst into research, community outreach and social justice. Our soon-to-be alumni are ready to walk across the…

Faculty Mentors Engage Undergraduates in Research

June 5, 2012

…biology, engineering, education and public health at top graduate schools. The opportunity to do hands-on research alongside top faculty members on cutting-edge projects is at the heart of the UC San Diego student experience. Often working one-on-one with students, faculty mentors offer guidance and insight into the research process—from how…

How Your Phone Can Predict Depression and Lead to Personalized Treatment

June 8, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine used a combination of modalities, such as measuring brain function, cognition and lifestyle factors, to generate individualized predictions of depression.

Women Needed to Contribute to WISDOM for Breast Cancer Screening

November 6, 2017

…centers, including Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, have joined together to recruit 100,000 women in California to be part of WISDOM: a clinical trial to uncover whether annual mammograms are the best way to screen for breast cancer, or whether a more personalized approach could deliver better…

UC San Diego Researchers Receive Funding to Address Critical Issues Facing California

January 17, 2019

…as the world’s premier public research institution,” said Arthur Ellis, UC’s vice president for Research and Graduate Studies. “From agriculture to immigration, and from health to homelessness, these issues touch our lives, as can the practical knowledge and solutions developed by these UC MRPI projects.” The winning research projects, totaling…

Calit2 Celebrates 15 Years

December 1, 2015

The past and future of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) will converge on Dec. 7, 2015 as the institutes commemorates 15 years of innovation and world-class research in fields such as telecommunications, digital health and virtual reality.

UC San Diego Alumnus at Helm of Company Behind First At-Home COVID Test

January 21, 2021

…and CEO of Lucira Health. UC San Diego Alumnus at Helm of Company Behind First At-Home COVID Test In November 2020, Lucira Health received emergency use authorization for the first rapid at-home COVID-19 test from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Erik Engelson, a UC San Diego bioengineering and microbiology…

We Need You: Join All of Us to Advance Precision Medicine

May 10, 2018

…Medicine UC San Diego Health researchers call for volunteers to participate in landmark precision medicine research effort Dennis Lyon had a rare form of metastatic basal cell carcinoma. He was told he had two years to live with treatment, one year without. He sought care at five different cancer centers…

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