A team of SDSC researchers recently created a pharmacophore model and conducted data mining of the database of drugs approved by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to find potential inhibitors of papain-like protease of SARS-CoV2, one of the main viral proteins responsible for COVID-19
University of California San Diego has been selected by the NIH to lead and administer an international seven-year, $28-million grant for HIV/AIDS clinical trials.
UC San Diego researchers discovered that the makeup of a person’s gut microbiome is linked to their levels of active vitamin D, and revealed a new understanding of vitamin D and how it’s typically measured.
American Association for the Advancement of Science honors the contributions of UC San Diego leaders in astrophysics, research advocacy, organic chemistry, psychiatry and geophysics.
Triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items, worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet.
While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with an increased tendency of the blood to clot, leading to a higher risk of death from COVID-19.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine have been awarded a five-year, $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the causes of spina bifida, the most common structural defect of the central nervous system.
University of California Health (UCH) and University of California San Diego Health (UC San Diego Health) have launched a nonprofit milk bank to serve families in Southern California and statewide through all six UCH academic health centers.
A team of American and Canadian researchers report that while they may feel uncomfortable, there is little empirical evidence that wearing a face mask significantly diminishes lung function, even when worn during heavy exercise.
UC San Diego researchers have identified new mechanisms in neurons that cause Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, they discovered that structural changes in chromatin trigger neurons to lose their specialized function and revert to a precursor-like state.