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To Ward Off Aging, Stem Cells Must Take Out the Trash

March 21, 2023

UC San Diego researchers find stem cells use a surprising system for discarding misfolded proteins. This unique pathway could be the key to maintaining long-term health and preventing age-related blood and immune disorders.

Artificial Intelligence Aids Discovery of Super Tight-Binding Antibodies

January 31, 2023

UC San Diego scientists developed an artificial intelligence tool that could accelerate the development of new high affinity antibody drugs.

Flesh-Eating Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Spur New Discovery

August 19, 2016

…Medicine researchers. Their study, published August 19 in Science Immunology, also uncovers a critical new role for IL-1beta as the body’s independent early warning system for bacterial infections.

U.S. News and World Report Names UC San Diego the Globe’s 16th Best University

October 24, 2017

The University of California San Diego has been named the globe’s 16th best university by U.S. News and World Report. The campus was also recognized as the nation’s 5th best public university in the fourth annual rankings, which measure factors such as research, global and regional reputation; international collaboration; as…

A Potential New Target for Head and Neck Cancer Immunotherapy

March 13, 2023

UC San Diego researchers have identified a strong association between the product of a gene expressed in most cancers and elevated levels of white blood cells that produce antibodies within tumors, suggesting a new therapeutic target.

New Personalized Immunotherapy Trial Launched Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

December 10, 2020

…La Jolla Institute for Immunology. The goal is to advance TIL therapy and make it more effective in patients with melanoma and head and neck cancers. After seeing that Thurman’s cancer was unabated on the immunotherapy trial, he was enrolled as the first patient and received a personalized TIL therapy…

T Cells Can Activate Themselves to Fight Tumors

May 8, 2023

UC San Diego scientists find an auto-signaling mechanism driving the T cell anti-tumor response; findings may inspire new cancer therapeutics and biomarkers.

UC San Diego Receives Funding from Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative

September 5, 2019

The San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at University of California San Diego has been awarded planning grants to help the federal government achieve its goal of reducing the number of new HIV infections in the United States by 90 percent by 2030.

AI Predicts How Patients with Viral Infections, Including COVID-19, Will Fare

June 11, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers discovered gene expression patterns associated with pandemic viral infections, providing a map to help define patients’ immune responses, measure disease severity, predict outcomes and test therapies — for current and future pandemics.

Oncogene Mutation Hijacks Splicing Process to Promote Growth and Survival

May 31, 2013

An international team of researchers – led by principal investigator Paul S. Mischel, MD, a member of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine – has found that a singular gene mutation helps brain…

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