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SDSC Simulations Reveal How a Heart Drug Molecular Switch Is Turned On and Off

March 6, 2018

The study, published in the March 5 online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), describes how the supercomputing power of Gordon, Comet, and GPU clusters, all based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, were used with improved accelerated molecular dynamics (aMD)…

Father’s Life is Saved after Receiving Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant

September 8, 2022

After a rare disease caused organ failure, UC San Diego Heath transplant teams performed a heart, liver and kidney transplant on a patient. The surgery is a first for UC San Diego Health and a first in the nation to use three organs from a donor after circulatory death.

Supercomputers Unlock Reproductive Mysteries of Viruses and Life

March 19, 2020

Scientists, including UC San Diego researchers, recently relied on supercomputer simulations to better understand the reproductive mysteries of viruses and DNA.

A Year in Review: A Look Back as We Move Ahead

December 9, 2021

…summer, the School of Medicine also launched Project 2VIDA!, a vaccine hesitancy program funded by the National Institutes of Health, that sought to increase outreach, access and use of COVID-19 vaccines among Latino and Black communities. And because no virus recognizes borders, we expanded our outreach to benefit the binational…

Novel Molecular Dynamics Captures Atomic-level Detail of CRISPR-Cas9 Activity

June 28, 2017

Using a novel molecular dynamics method capable of capturing the motion of gyrating proteins at time intervals up to one thousand times greater than previous efforts, a team led by UC San Diego researchers has identified, for the first time, the myriad structural changes that activate and drive CRISPR-Cas9, the…

Scientists Set a Path for Field Trials of Gene Drive Organisms

December 17, 2020

A broad coalition that includes UC San Diego scientists sets commitments for field trials of powerful gene drive technology. The multidisciplinary group encourages trials that are safe, transparent and ethical.

Lung, Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant Programs Rank among Nation’s Best

January 5, 2021

UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatment and multi-disciplinary care contribute to the high rankings for one-year survival outcomes.

UC San Diego Health Celebrates Inaugural Improvement Excellence Awards

July 20, 2023

The ceremony recognized the work of individuals and teams whose improvement projects made a positive impact for providers, staff and patients at UC San Diego Health.

Top Stories of 2020

December 18, 2020

…pursue a career in medicine. Many times, it is student-focused programs such as the PATH program—Preparing Accomplished Transfers to the Humanities—that can help students overcome barriers and provide them with the support they need to succeed. The show must go on(line) Amid COVID-19 and mandates for social distancing, UC San…

Celebrating 10 Years of UC San Diego’s Physical, Cultural and Intellectual Transformation

June 9, 2022

…the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego Health. “As our region continues to grow, particularly in the central and south county areas, a new Hillcrest facility will allow us to amplify our advanced care to the community for common illnesses and complex conditions, strengthening our position as the…

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