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Imaging Biomarker Distinguishes Prostate Cancer Tumor Grade

June 1, 2016

Physicians have long used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect cancer but results of a University of California San Diego School of Medicine study describe the potential use of restriction spectrum imaging (RSI) as an imaging biomarker that enhances the ability of MRI to differentiate aggressive prostate cancer from low-grade…

DNA Treatment Could Delay Paralysis That Strikes Nearly All Patients with ALS

March 16, 2023

UC San Diego researchers use a DNA designer drug to restore key protein levels in motor neurons, delaying paralysis in a mouse model of ALS.

Wearable Skin Patch Monitors Hemoglobin in Deep Tissues

December 16, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed an electronic patch that can monitor biomolecules in deep tissues, including hemoglobin.

Facial Nerve Surgeons Give Firefighter His Smile Back

March 28, 2023

A specialized team at UC San Diego Health performs facial reanimation surgery to treat facial paralysis.

‘The Big Bang Theory’s’ Mayim Bialik Shares Experiences as an Academic, Actor and STEM Advocate

June 4, 2015

…of, every time you see one, that’s where your brain goes. I don’t think, ooh, what a pretty rainbow. I think about color and wavelengths and refraction.” She continued with, “I am definitely an artist…but it doesn’t color my world the way being a scientist does.”

Serving Up Support for the Hungry

May 14, 2015

…to maintain strength and brain power. These are skills that they can use throughout their lifetime.” An avid surfer, Vargus decided early on that he wanted to work at night so that he could hit the beach during the day. He began working at a restaurant at age 14, and…

Mindfulness Alleviates Post-Gun Violence Trauma and Depression

March 22, 2022

A UC San Diego pilot study on parents of mass shooting victims finds that eight weeks of mindfulness training is effective in reducing trauma, depression, stress and grief caused by gun violence.

UC San Diego Health Revives Non-Beating Donor Heart for Successful Transplantation

September 15, 2020

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital on the West Coast to perform heart transplant surgery from a donor after circulatory death using a new portable organ care system. The investigational procedure could significantly decrease transplant waiting list times and improve patient outcomes.

Washington Monthly Names UC San Diego the Nation’s No. 1 Public University

August 29, 2016

The University of California San Diego has been ranked the number one public university in the nation for serving the public interest for the seventh consecutive year by Washington Monthly. The magazine released its annual rankings today measuring social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (preparing undergraduates for graduate…

2017 Massry Prize Honors Microbiome Research Pioneers

August 9, 2017

Microbiome researchers Rob Knight, PhD, University of California San Diego, Jeffrey Gordon, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Norman Pace, PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, will share this year’s Massry Prize, splitting the $200,000 honorarium. These researchers lead a field that works to produce a detailed…

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