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National Academy of Sciences Honors UC San Diego Professor

January 20, 2012

…17 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. Among them is Larry R. Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and research…

Computer Science Ph.D. Student’s ‘Unconventional Odyssey’ to SMART Fellowship

July 29, 2014

Natalie Larson has three years to finish her Ph.D. in computer science at the University of California, San Diego, and she wasn’t entirely certain where she would find the support to complete her degree. But now she is. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Larson a Science, Mathematics…

J. Freeman Gilbert: Leading Scripps Oceanography Geophysicist

August 21, 2014

James Freeman Gilbert, a renowned professor emeritus of geophysics in the Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, died in Portland, Oregon, on Aug. 15, 2014, from injuries related to an auto accident. He was 83…

UC San Diego Medical Center Named Among 100 Great Hospitals in U.S.

April 2, 2014

…San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest has been named one of “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a publishing group that conducts hospital and healthcare news and analyses, which described the honorees as “some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.”

“Top Docs” Continue to Raise the Bar at UC San Diego Health

September 29, 2015

The votes are in and more than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 41 diverse specialties, from family medicine, surgery and oncology to obstetrics, cardiology and emergency medicine.

Renowned Surgeon Christopher J. Kane Named to Joseph D. Schmidt, MD Presidential Chair in Urology

November 16, 2015

Christopher J. Kane, M.D., a renowned specialist in prostate cancer and an expert in robotic and other minimally invasive procedures for urologic surgery at the University of California, San Diego, has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Joseph D. Schmidt, MD Presidential Chair in Urology in the School of…

Noted Researcher and Scientific Leader Jack E. Dixon Retires

May 27, 2021

Jack E. Dixon, whose distinguished and varied 48-year career ranged from helping reveal how cells communicate to becoming a renowned scientific leader at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is retiring.

For Accurate Regional Climate Forecasts, Atmospheric Circulation is Key

September 7, 2015

Climate forecasters need to portray circulation better to make more accurate the regional predictions most useful to the public

New Study Looks to the Future of Drug Discovery in the Natural World

May 9, 2017

…have contributed to a new study, published May 1 in in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, that asks the question: are there any valuable products left in nature that we haven’t already discovered?

Obituary: UC San Diego Psychology Department Founder George Mandler, 91

May 19, 2016

George Mandler – founding chair of the University of California San Diego’s Department of Psychology and one of the central figures in psychology’s cognitive revolution – died in his Hampstead, London home on May 6, 2016. He was 91.

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