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Nov. 12 Founders Symposium Features TED-style Talks

October 29, 2015

…of various types of brain lesions affect our notions of informed consent and responsibility? Should we genetically engineer mosquitos to prevent malaria? If you could describe the life of a professor in one word, what word would you choose and why? “Fortunate.” Just last week I was teaching relativity theory.…

Grad Students Build Science Bridge to the Incarcerated

November 5, 2020

…to smell to the brain and fluid intake. “The students make me think differently about biology, so that’s been really rewarding,” said Naigles. “We don’t always think about science as a way to build relationships. As the leader of this program it’s been super rewarding to see that happen.” A…

Say ‘Cheese’

April 21, 2016

…Your Food to Your Brain Sandor Katz, Dr. Rachel Dutton, & Dr. Elaine Hsiao at 7:00pm, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA Sept 8 Exploratorium, San Francisco “Pairings: Cultivating a Taste for Science Through Food” Dutton’s innovative study on artisanal cheese—published with her Harvard colleagues nearly two years ago in the journal Cell—created…

‘A Tornado at the Front Door, a Tsunami at the Back Door’

January 23, 2020

…to muscles, eyes and brain. Numerous symptoms and adverse consequences result. These days, Janz manages his condition. There’s a time-release version of the symptom-relieving medication now that allows him to go 12 hours between doses, allowing for a good night’s sleep. But there’s no stopping the relentless accumulation of cystine…

When the Language of Cells is Interrupted

November 12, 2020

…in a live human brain organoid grown in a lab. “People across disciplines have always worked together well here at UC San Diego, even from the very beginning, and that has been enhanced by many cross-campus joint appointments—like both Johannes Schöneberg and Roger Tsien, who held faculty appointments in both…

Class of 2022 Shining Stars

June 2, 2022

…suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that left him in a coma for several days, followed by an arduous journey of recovery and rehab. “It was unclear—I would say unlikely—that I would ever be able to do science again, much less at the level that I had been at before,”…

Department of Defense Awards Funds to 14 UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

July 29, 2015

…in biomolecule detection and brain imaging. Mechanical engineering professor Geno Pawlak has received funding for an instrumentation system that will allow his team to make in situ measurements of water properties and hydrodynamic forcing in coastal environments. Pawlak’s research focuses on turbulence and stratified flow dynamics in coastal environments. The…

Novel Phage Therapy Saves Patient with Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infection

April 25, 2017

…feel parts of his brain coming back alive. Nonetheless, Patterson described the experience as miraculous. Even comatose, when he often wrestled with imagined demons, he recalled hearing and recognizing voices and realizing that beyond his darkness, there was life and hope. And beyond him, he hopes his experience will translate…

UC San Diego Raises $3.05 Billion as Campaign for UC San Diego Concludes

July 14, 2022

…an intestinal perforation, a brain hemorrhage, jaundice and a blood infection. “The challenges ahead were great, but with a treatment plan in place, the help of the Jacobs Medical Center team and the resilience of our son, we were released earlier than expected,” said Sathrum. “Although we spent over half…

The Uncertainty of Climate Change is Hurting Us

April 22, 2021

…cardiac problems, risk of brain hemorrhage, and difficulty controlling body temperature. Long term, children born preterm are at an increased risk of cerebral palsy, learning and behavioral disorders, and vision and hearing problems. These challenges can affect people throughout their lives. Benmarhnia’s research suggests that implementing warning and alert systems…

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