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Dr. David Smith Named Director of the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute at UC San Diego

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Human Milk Institute Launches New Research Consortium

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Unraveling the Aftermath: NIH Commits Funding for Ongoing Study of East Palestine Derailment

Researchers from UC San Diego recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) to support research...

Radiology Professor Giovanna Casola Recognized with Society of Abdominal Radiology Gold Medal

Giovanna Casola, MD, professor of radiology at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine is one of three radiologists nationwide to...

The Surprising Secrets of Our Motivation

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shed new light on how two neurotransmitters, dopamine and glutamate,...

Taxing Women’s Bodies

The taxation of menstrual products has been identified as unfair, imposing economic burden on people who menstruate. Since 2012, 10 countries and...

Academia Europaea Recognizes Gene Yeo with the Inaugural Sydney Brenner Medal

Gene Yeo, PhD, MBA, professor of cellular and molecular medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded the Sydney Brenner Medal from...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Selects UC San Diego as Site for Parkinson’s Fellowship

UC San Diego received funding to train a clinician-researcher focused on movement disorders through the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship.

UC San Diego Scientists Awarded Young Investigator Grants

Five scientists from University of California San Diego we recently awarded the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) Young Investigator...

New Study Explores Why Alzheimer’s is Worse for Women

Researchers from University of California San Diego have received $5.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study brain changes in...

UC San Diego Included in NIH Multi-Omics for Health and Disease Consortium

Researchers at UC San Diego have been included in the Multi-Omics for Health and Disease Consortium, a $50.3 million NIH initiative to develop...

$100K Award Supports Human Milk and Infectious Disease Research

The PREPARE Institute and the Human Milk Institute (HMI), recently partnered to award $100,000 in funding towards a developmental grant created to...

UC San Diego Launches New Clinical Trial for Anorexia Nervosa

Supported by a gift from Baszucki Group, a new clinical trial will test the safety and efficacy of the ketogenic diet for preventing relapse in...

UC San Diego Launches Enrollment for NIH’s HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study

The UC San Diego Center for Human Development has begun enrolling participants in the largest long-term study of early brain and child development...

AI Identifies SMaRT Genes That Can Predict Disease Outcomes

Macrophages are immune cells that look and act very differently in different parts of the body and in different diseases. Researchers at UC San...

Grant Funds Creation of California Center for HIV Syndemic Policy Research

Grant-funded California Center for HIV Syndemic Policy Research aims to bridge gap between policies and interventions to address HIV inequities at...