Over 90 bipartisan, high-level former government officials and experts in the U.S.-China relationship released a joint statement today urging cooperation between the United States and China in a much-needed effort to combat the COVID-19 global health crisis.
Human-centered design can help San Diego address the COVID-19 pandemic and put our city on course to be more sustainable, too. That’s the basic premise of the 2020 edition of the city-wide design challenge from UC San Diego’s Design Lab called “Design for San Diego,” or D4SD for short.
A new study by SDSC researchers describes the use of artificial intelligence machine learning tools to demonstrate a potential RAGE inhibitor that has better efficacy and fewer side effects.
UC San Diego researchers discovered that high blood levels of RNA produced by the PHGDH gene could serve as a biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer’s. The work could lead to the development of a blood test to identify individuals who will develop the disease years before they show symptoms.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.
Rice University researchers used the Comet supercomputer at SDSC to evaluate their new molecular docking too to help improve cancer immunotherapy outcomes by identifying more effective personalized treatments.
Researchers at four University of California Health medical centers have begun recruiting participants for a Phase II clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of treating adult patients with COVID-19 with remdesivir, a drug that has shown promising activity against multiple viruses.
Scientists at UC San Diego and Brookhaven Laboratory in New York investigated a diverse population of meteorites. Among the 15 pieces of comets and asteroids studied, they found two with superconductive grains.
Partnering with five diagnostics manufacturers, UC San Diego is significantly ramping up testing for COVID-19, projecting capacity to complete up to 1,500 tests daily within two to three weeks.
Farmers in California’s Central Valley may be not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have seen a boost in the productivity of their high-value crops – and greater earnings – as a result of the Golden State’s strict air pollution controls.