Marking its 30th anniversary and her enduring interest and support, philanthropist Darlene Shiley has given a $10 million gift for the clinical space expansion of the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health.
Forty years ago, UC San Diego created its first three endowed chairs: the Irwin Mark and Joan Klein Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science, the Chair of Judaic Studies, and the Quinn Martin Chair in Drama.
Scott Lippman, MD, will lead the PreCancer Genome Atlas, an NCI-sponsored effort to map premalignant lesions and how they evolve into invasive cancers.
Communications and public relations professionals from UC San Diego Health and UC San Diego’s University Communications were among those recognized in this year’s Bernays Awards, presented by the San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Three UC San Diego faculty--Terry Hwa, Benjamin Grinstein and Suckjoon Jun--have been recognized by national physics associations for their achievements.
A new $9 million grant from Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) will enable advancement of UC San Diego’s discovery that inhibiting a single gene in mice converts other cell types directly into new neurons, alleviating all Parkinson’s symptoms.
UC San Diego has been ranked sixth among the nation’s top public colleges, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Global Universities. Released Tuesday, the publication ranked UC San Diego as the No. 21 best university in the world.
Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., associate professor at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego, was a member of the University of California Presidential Working Group on Artificial Intelligence that was launched in 2020. UC adopted the recommendation to guid
Leaders in cell biology and anti-malarial drug development respectively, JoAnn Trejo and Elizabeth Winzeler were recognized by their peers with one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
UC San Diego Assistant Professor Matthew Lovett-Barron, who researches the neural mechanisms of internal brain states and collective decision making in schooling fish, has been selected for the 2021 Packard Fellowship Program and the Searle Scholars Program.