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Fresh Filmmakers Showcase Cinema at UC San Diego Student Film Festival

Rising stars of cinema at the University of California, San Diego will be celebrated at the 5th annual Up and Coming Student Film Festival at 8 p.m., May 17 in The Loft.

May 15, 2012Events, General, On Campus, Students, Campus & Community, Students, Events

Why Omega-3 Oils Help at the Cellular Level

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, San Diego have peered inside a living mouse cell and mapped the processes that power the celebrated health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. More profoundly, they say their findings suggest it may be possible to manipulate these processes to short-circuit inflammation before it begins, or at least help to resolve inflammation before it becomes detrimental.

May 15, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Early Biomarker for Pancreatic Cancer Identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified a new biomarker and therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer, an often-fatal disease for which there is currently no reliable method for early detection or therapeutic intervention.

May 15, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Novel Approaches to Treating Alzheimer’s Disease Include Early Intervention

Researchers at the Comprehensive Alzheimer’s Program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have announced two new clinical trials for patients with either mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and one trial for Mild Cognitive Impairment.

May 15, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Prominent Marine Ecologist to Receive Prestigious Cody Award from Scripps

A marine ecologist known for his work on community ecology and chemical ecology has been selected to receive the 2012 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Mark Hay, Teasley Professor of Environmental Biology and co-director of the Center for Aquatic Chemical Ecology at Georgia Tech, will be awarded the prestigious prize during a private ceremony on June 14.

May 15, 2012Science and Engineering, SIO, Science & Engineering, Scripps Oceanography

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