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Eyes Provide Peek at Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

August 23, 2021

Amyloid plaques found in the retinas of eyes may be an indicator of similar plaques in the brain, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, and may provide a more visible biomarker for detecting disease risk.

Joint Resolution: A Link Between Huntington’s Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 15, 2018

Using new analytic tools, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have decoded the epigenetic landscape for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a common autoimmune disease that affects more than 1.3 million Americans.

Philanthropists Leo and Emma Zuckerman Support Revitalization of UC San Diego Emergency Department

August 18, 2022

…Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit, within the larger Gary and Mary West Emergency Department. The West Senior Emergency Care Unit was established thanks to a 2014 gift from local philanthropists Gary and Mary West to provide enhanced emergency services designed to meet the unique needs of seniors.…

A Record 118,372 Freshman and Transfer Students Seek Admission to UC San Diego

January 29, 2019

The University of California San Diego again received a record number of applications, with 99,115 freshmen and 19,257 transfer students applying for fall 2019 admission. Applications to the campus, one of the world’s top research universities, have been steadily climbing for more than a decade.

Common Acid Reflux Medications Linked to Increased Kidney Disease Risk

February 19, 2019

Mining a large database of adverse reactions to medications, UC San Diego researchers found that people who took proton pump inhibitors (e.g., Prilosec, Nexium) for heartburn and acid reflux were more likely to experience kidney disease than people who took other forms of antacid.

First Class of Nanoengineering Graduates Ready to Solve Technology’s Most Challenging Problems

June 19, 2013

What is a nanoengineer? It’s a question nearly 20 seniors, who, this June, earned the first bachelor’s degree in nanoengineering offered at the University of California, San Diego, have learned to answer as they tackle the questions and expectations of their parents and potential employers.

UC San Diego Nets Another Top Global Ranking

March 19, 2015

…10,500 respondents who include senior, published scholars from 142 countries. “It is an honor for UC San Diego to be recognized as a global academic powerhouse,” said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “This ranking is attributable to the talent and excellence of everyone at UC San Diego—from our bright students and…

Flowered Steering: How Well Do Drivers Fare After Smoking Cannabis?

January 26, 2022

Novel trial measured simulated driving performance of persons after cannabis use, revealing sharply differentiated levels of ability and perception of skills.

New Cancer Council Combines Local Centers’ Strengths

March 6, 2013

San Diego is a powerhouse for cancer research, home to the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center – the region’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center – and two NCI-designated centers for basic research: the Salk Institute Cancer Center and the Cancer Center at Sanford-Burnham Medical…

Personality Traits and Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Specific Genomic Locations

December 8, 2016

…researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in this week’s advance online publication of Nature Genetics. The findings also show correlations with psychiatric disorders.

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