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A Deep Look into the Biology and Evolution of COVID-19

April 9, 2020

…has caused a global pandemic, such a society-altering threat? Probing the biological basis of the novel virus and evolutionary spread of the COVID-19 disease it causes, a panel of UC San Diego biologists gathered for a special roundtable analysis hosted by UCTV. The program is available here: A Deep Look…

In Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic, a Crashing Wave of Neuropsychiatric Problems?

April 14, 2020

Researchers suggest that in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a host of neuropsychiatric challenges may remain — or emerge — for those recovering from COVID-19 infections.

Using Plague Diaries to Keep a Record of COVID-19

February 18, 2021

…bring discussion of today’s pandemic into the classroom, offering students a unique way of learning The first entry in Paige Nguyen’s pandemic diary shows a quiet campus. Photo courtesy of Paige Nguyen. The first photo in Paige Nguyen’s pandemic diary is full of complexities. The UC San Diego student’s eyes…

In the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Xenophobia Flares Up

March 26, 2020

…Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Xenophobia Flares Up On March 19, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered Californians—all 40 million of us—to stay in our homes as much as possible in the coming weeks as the state confronts the escalating coronavirus outbreak. As of March 24, the Centers for Disease Control and…

AI Predicts How Patients with Viral Infections, Including COVID-19, Will Fare

June 11, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers discovered gene expression patterns associated with pandemic viral infections, providing a map to help define patients’ immune responses, measure disease severity, predict outcomes and test therapies — for current and future pandemics.

$1M Gift Speeds COVID-19 Testing and Tracking at UC San Diego

May 29, 2020

A $1 million gift from the John and Mary Tu Foundation is helping to increase the number of people tested for COVID-19, as well as develop new ways to track and treat the virus.

Building Robust Collaborations to ‘ATTACK’ Future Pandemics

January 18, 2022

Six University of California campuses, in coordination with two national labs and more than one dozen industry partners, have formed the University of California-National Labs Antiviral Treatments Targeting All Coronaviruses and Key RNA viruses Consortium to prepare for and prevent future pandemics.

Ending the Pandemic Begins Now

December 17, 2020

…on Wednesday. Ending the Pandemic Begins Now A Statement by Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health These are momentous days, though too often darkened by rising rates of COVID-19 transmission, reports of overstressed hospitals, increasing sickness and mortality. But now, we are in a moment, one infused with hope.…

Can Current Smartphone Technology Tell You When a Pandemic Might Come Calling?

February 9, 2021

UC San Diego researchers find that an optical tool already embedded in many smartphones can accurately diagnose blood-oxygen levels and help monitor respiratory disease in patients, particularly when they are quarantined at home.

Research Uncovers How ‘Non-professional’ Cells Can Trigger Immune Response

May 26, 2021

Researchers are finding new details on the complex dynamics involved in how organisms sense an infection from pathogens. The researchers found that worms can sense changes in their metabolism in order to unleash protective defenses, even if they don’t directly sense an incursion from pathogens.

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