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2015 Research Funding at UC San Diego Again Surpasses Billion-Dollar Mark

Research funding for 2015 at the University of California San Diego has again surpassed $1 billion -- the fourth time in the last six years the campus has achieved that milestone, the Office of Research Affairs has announced.

2015 Research Funding at UC San Diego Again Surpasses Billion-Dollar Mark

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2015 Research Funding at UC San Diego Again Surpasses Billion-Dollar Mark
Research funding for 2015 at the University of California San Diego has again surpassed $1 billion -- the fourth time in the last six years the campus has achieved that milestone, the Office of Research Affairs has announced.
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Court Rules UC San Diego is Rightful Owner of Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Data
On Friday, July 24, Superior Court Judge Judith F. Hayes found in favor of the University of California Regents’ request for a preliminary injunction to restore rightful custody and control of Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) data to UC San Diego.
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UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Once again, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals are ranked #1 in San Diego, and recognized among the best in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-16. The annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health conditions.
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UC San Diego Named Among Top Five Best Public Universities in U.S.
New rankings name the University of California, San Diego the fourth best public university in the U.S. and the 21st best university in the world. The rankings by the Center for the World University Rankings (CWUR) are based on quality of research, faculty, influence, enterprise and successful alumni.

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