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With OK From FDA, UC San Diego Researchers Prepare to Launch Novel Phage Study

January 8, 2019

FDA approves first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy to treat resistant bacterial infections.

UC San Diego Highlighted in Governor’s State of the State Address

January 23, 2014

As Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivered his annual State of the State address to the Legislature yesterday, he highlighted the University of California, San Diego as a leader in developing medical and scientific advances.

Biologists Develop Method for Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

January 22, 2016

…the appropriate treatment for patients with life threatening bacterial infections.

Bacteria Recruit Other Species with Long-Range Electrical Signals

January 12, 2017

Biologists at UC San Diego who recently found that bacteria resolve social conflicts within their communities and communicate with one another like neurons in the brain have discovered another human-like trait in these apparently not-so-simple, single-celled creatures.

Transplanting Good Bacteria to Kill Staph

February 22, 2017

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers screened 10,000 colonies of bacteria found on the epidermis to determine how many had antimicrobial properties and at what rate these are found on healthy and non-healthy skin. In a paper published in Science Translation Medicine, the team reports isolating and…

Hormone Plays Surprise Role in Fighting Skin Infections

May 24, 2012

…skin to fend off infection-causing microbes. Vitamin D has been credited with a role in their production and in the body’s overall immune response, but scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say a hormone previously associated only with maintaining calcium homeostasis and bone health is…

Biologists Discover New Method for Discovering Antibiotics

September 16, 2013

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have developed a revolutionary new method for identifying and characterizing antibiotics, an advance that could lead to the discovery of new antibiotics to treat antibiotic resistant bacteria.

UC San Diego Scientists Receive $9.5 Million NIH Grant to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

April 12, 2016

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have received a five-year, $9.5-million award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an interdisciplinary center to define the systems biology of antibiotic resistance. The program will be led…

New Models Predict Where E. coli Strains Will Thrive

November 19, 2013

Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have used the genomic sequences of 55 E. coli strains to reconstruct the metabolic repertoire for each strain. Surprisingly, these reconstructions do an excellent job of predicting the kind of environment where each strain will thrive, the researchers found.

From Landscaping to the Lab: David Gonzalez’s Academic Journey

October 7, 2021

…uncovering the mechanisms behind staph infections, strep throat, and irritable bowel syndrome. “Everyone wants to Gonzalez-ify their research,” said Nizet. A mentor-turned-colleague, Nizet praises Gonzalez’s ability to bring scientists together and encourage them to take risks for the greater good. Gonzalez celebrated completing his Ph.D. with a piñata outside the…

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