New technology from Cydar is allowing UC San Diego Health surgeons to repair aneurysms previously deemed inoperable.
An international team of researchers has discovered a cause for a rare eye disease affecting the macula that leads to loss of central vision, called macular telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel).
UC San Diego researchers say that measuring how quickly a person’s pupil dilates while they are taking cognitive tests may be a low-cost, low-invasive method to aid in screening individuals at increased genetic risk for AD before cognitive decline begins.
Bioengineers and biologists at the University of California San Diego have developed a method to significantly extend the life of gene circuits used to instruct microbes to do things such as produce and deliver drugs, break down chemicals and serve as environmental sensors.
The San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at University of California San Diego has been awarded planning grants to help the federal government achieve its goal of reducing the number of new HIV infections in the United States by 90 percent by 2030.
A new University of California San Diego School of Medicine study links changes in the gene for the protein focal adhesion kinase, or FAK, to ovarian cancer’s ability to survive chemotherapy.
CARB-X, an international funder of efforts to fight antimicrobial resistance, is awarding up to $15 million to develop a strep throat vaccine based on original research at UC San Diego.
Researchers at SDSC, LANL, and UNC Chapel Hill have developed a machine learning approach called transfer learning that lets them model novel materials by learning from data collected about millions of other compounds.
Nine-month-old brains-in-a-dish and the brains of premature newborn babies generate similar electrical patterns, as captured by electroencephalogram (EEG) — the first time such brain activity has been achieved in a cell-based laboratory model.