UC San Diego's Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and Professor Susan Taylor were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. They are part of the NAI’s 2018 cohort of 148 new fellows who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation.
UC San Diego scientists have been granted $2 million to develop new methods for manufacturing products based on algae. Biologist Stephen Mayfield will lead efforts to develop novel platforms to produce biologically based monomers that will be used to manufacture renewable and biodegradable products.
David Cheresh, Distinguished Professor at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, received $4.2 million National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research into cancer’s ability to overcome stress, gain drug resistance and metastasize.
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. The award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors that a U.S. hospital can receive.
Forty-five faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to Clarivate Analytics' list of 2018 "Highly Cited Researchers."
The University of California San Diego has announced the four newest members of its Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) program. They include an exciting cohort of business leaders with expertise ranging from life sciences and alternative energy to social entrepreneurship and technology.
A team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $1 million Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) grant to test drugs that block signals that play a critical role in driving growth and progression of pancreatic cancer.
UC San Diego Health is proud to announce it has earned ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) accreditation for telemedicine. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only telemedicine or telehealth accreditation program in the nation.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has received two key HPCwire annual awards for 2018, recognizing the use of its Comet supercomputer in assisting scientists in finding the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, and for Comet’s…
Kun Zhang, professor of bioengineering at the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has received $14 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to build 3D, digital single-cell maps of the human brain and organs in the respiratory and urinary systems. The work…