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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.

New Drug Screening Method Answers Why Alzheimer’s Drugs Fail, Suggests New Targets

January 27, 2022

A study led by UC San Diego sheds light on why Alzheimer’s drugs so far have been ineffective at curing or reversing the disease. The researchers identify new targets for drug development and present a new method to screen drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease.

One-Two Punch: Novel Drug Pairing Could Beat Pancreatic Cancer

June 28, 2023

UC San Diego researchers find a combination of drugs outperformed other treatments in human and mouse models of pancreatic cancer; now urge clinical trial

UC San Diego Researchers Named Recipients of NIH New Innovator Awards

October 18, 2022

Two early career researchers at the University of California San Diego have been named recipients of the 2022 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award from the NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.

UC San Diego Leads Sessions on Climate Change, Space, and Neuroscience at SXSW 2023

March 7, 2023

At the 2023 South by Southwest(SXSW) conference, which runs March 10-14, scientists and leaders from UC San Diego will contribute their expertise to programming on climate change, space, health, and blue technology.

Post-COVID Lung Disease Shares Origins with Other Scarring Lung Disorders

July 20, 2022

UC San Diego researchers provide first insights into the fundamental cellular pathologies that drive interstitial lung disease in patients post-COVID.

‘Pop-up’ Electronic Sensors Could Detect When Individual Heart Cells Misbehave

December 23, 2021

UC San Diego engineers developed a powerful new tool that directly measures the movement and speed of electrical signals inside heart cells, using tiny “pop-up” sensors that poke into cells without damaging them. It could be used to gain more detailed insights into heart disorders and diseases.

UC San Diego Rises Five Spots to No. 29 in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

November 22, 2022

The University of California San Diego has been named the No. 29 university in the world, climbing five spots globally in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022. UC San Diego also rose four places nationally to No. 17 in the United States.

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