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UC San Diego Health Launches Clinical Trial to Assess Antiviral Drug for COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Researchers at four University of California Health medical centers have begun recruiting participants for a Phase II clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of treating adult patients with COVID-19 with remdesivir, a drug that has shown promising activity against multiple viruses.

UC San Diego Scientists Investigate Global Hemorrhagic Fever Bacterial Disease

September 1, 2015

…to carry out translational research studies of leptospirosis, an infectious and sometimes fatal bacterial disease endemic in much of the world.

Dean Will Head Organization Matching Medical Students with Residency Programs

June 29, 2015

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors has appointed Maria C. Savoia, MD, dean of Medical Education at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, as board chair of the nonprofit organization that oversees the medical resident matching process nationwide.

Mathematical Model Helps Predict Anal Cancer Risk in Persons with HIV Infection

July 1, 2022

UC San Diego researchers have created a mathematical model to help predict risk of anal cancer in persons with HIV infection and aid patients and doctors regarding screening decisions.

Researchers Identify Potential Diagnostic Test for Kawasaki Disease

August 6, 2018

…College London, with international collaborators, have determined that Kawasaki disease (KD) can be accurately diagnosed on the basis of the pattern of host gene expression in whole blood. The finding could lead to a diagnostic blood test to distinguish KD from other infectious and inflammatory conditions.

Center for AIDS Research Receives $15 Million Renewal Grant From NIH

April 3, 2023

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a five-year, $15.45 million grant to the San Diego Center for AIDS Research at UC San Diego, renewing support that extends back to an original establishing grant in 1994 at the height of the AIDS epidemic.

$1M Gift Speeds COVID-19 Testing and Tracking at UC San Diego

May 29, 2020

A $1 million gift from the John and Mary Tu Foundation is helping to increase the number of people tested for COVID-19, as well as develop new ways to track and treat the virus.

Scripps Professor Receives Research Achievement Award

February 18, 2016

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Distinguished Professor William Gerwick received the American Society of Pharmacognosy’s Norman R. Farnsworth Research Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to natural products research. Gerwick will accept the award during the Society’s annual meeting in July at the 2016 Joint Natural Products Conference in Copenhagen.

Parasites Associated with Eating Fish Showing Up in Southern California Fishing Locales

November 7, 2022

Researchers at Scripps Oceanography discovered that a snail species carrying human-infecting flatworms is widespread in California. Their preliminary documentation suggests that the parasites are in the tissue of various Southern California fishes, including those commonly fished.

Imitation May Be a Sincere Form of Treatment

August 5, 2020

The National Institutes of Health will soon launch a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of potential new therapeutics for COVID-19, including the use of investigational synthetic monoclonal antibodies. Davey Smith of UC San Diego is the protocol chair and answers questions.

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