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Shooting for the Stars

January 23, 2024

UC San Diego scientists are sending cells into space and health science into the future.

Type 2 Diabetes Alters the Behavior of Discs in the Vertebral Column

February 13, 2024

Type 2 diabetes alters the behavior of discs in the vertebral column, making them stiffer, and also causes the discs to change shape earlier than normal. As a result, the disc’s ability to withstand pressure is compromised.

The Right Care at the Right Time

February 16, 2024

Nearly 200 students representing seven University of California campuses recently gathered at UC San Diego for the University of California Programs in Medical Education (PRIME) annual statewide UC PRIME Conference, the first in-person gathering for the group since 2020.

Detecting Pathogens—and Sepsis—Faster and More Accurately by Melting DNA

February 21, 2024

A new analysis method can detect pathogens in blood samples faster and more accurately than blood cultures, which are the current state of the art for infection diagnosis. The new method, called digital DNA melting analysis, can produce results in under six hours.

More Than a Haircut

February 26, 2024

Each month, a group of University of California San Diego School of Medicine students can be found at Freshly Faded Barber + Shop in San Diego’s North Park community conducting blood pressure screenings as a complement to the haircuts and shaves that the Black-owned barbershop specializes in.

Prominent Neurologist Named Director of Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego

February 29, 2024

William Mobley, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine, to lead unique institute focused on empathy and compassion research and medical education

Neurosurgeon: My Patients Show Me Real Heroism and Resilience

March 11, 2024

UC San Diego Health provides the most advanced neurological cancer care by combining leading-edge surgical techniques and the latest technology.

$1 Million Endowment Gift Supports Annual Human Milk Institute Symposium

March 18, 2024

A new $1 million gift will create an endowment to support the annual Human Milk Symposium symposium, which brings together some of the world’s leading breastfeeding and human milk experts for knowledge exchange and visioning.

This Outdated Diabetes Drug Still Has Something to Offer

April 11, 2024

Researchers from UC San Diego have discovered the biochemical workings of an old-fashioned diabetes drug, and it’s helping them develop new, safer alternatives.

A Flexible Microdisplay Can Monitor and Visualize Brain Activity in Real-time During Brain Surgery

April 24, 2024

A thin film that combines an electrode grid and LEDs can both track and produce a visual representation of the brain’s activity in real-time during surgery–a huge improvement over the current state of the art. The device is designed to provide neurosurgeons visual information about a patient’s brain to monitor…

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