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UC San Diego Among Nation’s Best Public Colleges, According to U.S. News and World Report

September 9, 2018

The University of California San Diego has been highly ranked among U.S. public colleges by U.S. News and World report. The campus is listed 12th in the publication’s Best Colleges guidebook. The publication also touted the campus’s Jacobs School of Engineering, which was named 18th among public engineering schools that…

$150 Million Gift Takes Stem Cell Research to New Heights

September 6, 2022

Noted businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $150 million in new funding to expand and, in some ways, quite literally launch stem cell research and regenerative medicine at University of California San Diego into new spaces and endeavors.

Super Productive 3D Bioprinter Could Help Speed Up Drug Development

June 8, 2021

A new 3D bioprinter developed by UC San Diego nanoengineers operates at record speed—it can print a 96-well array of living human tissue samples within 30 minutes. The technology could help accelerate high-throughput preclinical drug screening and make it less costly.

Building Mini-Brains to Study Disorders Caused by HIV and Meth Use

February 10, 2015

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine project involving the creation of miniature models of the human brain – developed with stem cells – to study neurological disorders caused by HIV and methamphetamine use has been named one of five recipients of the 2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS…

‘Monster Tumors’ Could Offer New Glimpse at Human Development

November 4, 2020

Finding just the right model to study human development—from the early embryonic stage onward—has been a challenge for scientists over the last decade. Now, bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have homed in on an unusual candidate: teratomas.

3D “Assembloid” Shows How SARS-CoV-2 Infects Brain Cells

July 16, 2021

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into the human brain.

Appendiceal Cancer Gets Its Own Preclinical Model

November 1, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health describe the first preclinical model of appendiceal cancer that contains all elements of the tumor, allowing previously stymied investigations to proceed.

A New Phase

January 31, 2023

The evolution of clinical trials is accelerating, driven by emerging technologies, social imperatives and the next public health crisis.

How Loss of Single Gene Fuels Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer

September 10, 2020

UC San Diego researchers describe how the functional loss of a single gene negatively impacts neural development and promotes the growth of a particularly deadly form of pediatric brain cancer.

Scientists Receive $4.8M to Pursue Gene Therapy for ‘Incurable’ Disease

December 1, 2022

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded UC San Diego researchers $4.8 million to advance a gene therapy to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare but devastating neuromuscular disorder.

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