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AIDS Quilt Displayed at UC San Diego in Recognition of World AIDS Day

November 21, 2011

World AIDS Day will be recognized by the University of California, San Diego with a variety of programs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1, including a public viewing of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

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.

Scientists Extend Mechanism for Cracking Biochemical Code

November 7, 2018

After eight years of study, a team of researchers from the University of California San Diego and Johns Hopkins University published new findings about how to read the body’s histone code in the Nov. 7 issue of Science Advances. The findings answer a key question in the dynamic research area…

Physicists Practice ‘Spin Control’ to Improve Information Processing

July 16, 2018

Currently, information-processing tools like computers and cell phones rely on electron charge to operate. A team of UC San Diego physicists, however, seek alternative systems of faster, more energy-efficient signal processing. They do this by using “excitons,” electrically neutral quasiparticles that exist in insulators, semiconductors and in some liquids. And…

Personalizing Precision Medicine with Combination Therapies Improves Outcomes in Cancer

April 22, 2019

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized precision medicine that combined therapies to target multiple alterations improved outcomes in patients with therapy resistant cancers.

Compounds in Desert Creosote Bush Could Treat Giardia and “Brain-eating” Amoeba Infections

August 15, 2017

Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that compounds produced by the creosote bush, a desert plant common to the Southwestern United States, exhibit potent anti-parasitic activity against the protozoa responsible for…

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.

How Gene Therapy May Hold Key to Treating Life-Threatening Cardiac Disease

March 18, 2020

New study finds gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models.

UC San Diego Part of New Effort to Fight Autoimmune Disorders

September 25, 2014

…Immunology at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been named a key site in a national, multi-institution, multi-year $41.6 million program to speed drug discovery, development, diagnostics and therapies for patients with autoimmune disorders, primarily rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and lupus erythematosus, which affect millions of Americans.

UC San Diego Nets Another Top Global Ranking

March 19, 2015

…university to determine what medicines and pharmaceutical drugs could be developed from raw materials found in the sea. In a bold step to more quickly translate the regenerative power of stem cells into real-world therapies, U.S. businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford committed $100 million to the creation of the…

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