February 23, 2016
Cancer immunology is based upon boosting the body’s own immune system to vanquish malignancies. It is among the fastest growing areas of oncology research. Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center have launched three clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of a novel cellular-immunotherapy that uses modified…
September 9, 2014
The effort to develop therapeutics and a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) requires a complex understanding of the microorganism and its relationship within the host, especially the immune response. Adding to the challenge, EVD can be caused by any one of five known species within the genus…
August 2, 2012
…Institute for Allergy and Immunology. More on Khosla’s First Day Together We Build Sharing Common Bonds Prepping for a Successful Student Experience Changing the World through Renewable Energy Khosla met with Larry Goldstein, a professor of cellular and molecular medicine who serves as director of the UC San Diego Stem…
September 19, 2018
Five Jacobs School of Engineering graduate students working to improve immunology, cardiac health, blood transfusions and our understanding of the genome have been named 2019 Siebel Scholars. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes the most talented students in the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science.
December 6, 2017
Thirty two faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, based on their publications over the past decade.
May 22, 2023
The latest space experiments from UC San Diego and Axiom Space will explore therapies for breast and colorectal cancer aboard the ISS, and monitor astronauts’ stem cell health over time.
April 22, 2014
Elizabeth Kim, Joshua Young Yang and Maarouf Saad are the University of California, San Diego’s latest undergraduate students to be acknowledged with the national Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Award for their research in the sciences. Kim and Yang were selected to receive the scholarship—regarded as the…
November 28, 2018
Forty-five faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to Clarivate Analytics’ list of 2018 “Highly Cited Researchers.”
September 22, 2022
UC San Diego named John M. Carethers as the vice chancellor for Health Sciences, effective January 1, 2023. Carethers will report directly to the chancellor and is part of the leadership team. He replaces David A. Brenner as vice chancellor for Health Sciences, who stepped down on July 1, 2022.
January 16, 2024
A vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus, one of the most common bacterial infections, would be a game changer for public health. No vaccine candidates have succeeded in clinical trials, but nobody knows why. Researchers at UC San Diego may have figured it out.