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COVID-19, MIS-C and KD all share a similar underlying mechanism involving the over-activation of particular inflammatory pathways, UC San Diego study shows. Findings support novel drug targets for MIS-C.
UC San Diego has joined a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate various additional COVID-19 booster shots. The trial seeks to understand if different vaccine regimens can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first booster shot.
Charitable giving increased in counties that experienced COVID-19-related deaths, reveals a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.
UC San Diego Health is now administering Evusheld to eligible, immunocompromised patients to protect against the COVID-19 virus.
UC San Diego study shows neuroendocrine cells in the lungs drive a developmental lung disease, and a similar brain-lung interaction may contribute to COVID-19 symptoms. The findings suggest neuropeptides may be a promising therapeutic target for conditions with excess lung fluid.
UC San Diego will receive $7.35 million in Community Project Funding as part of an appropriations bill approved by Congress on March 12.
Financial incentives and other nudges have been used to help increase vaccination rates across the nation, but new research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that compensations need to be large—at least $100—to reduce vaccine hesitancy.
Empathy is not a weakness, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson told a live audience gathered virtually to hear her insights into an artificial division that continues to plague society known as caste, and its contribution to health injustice.
A recent pilot program measuring the results of online tutoring for K-12 students has shown positive, promising results, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.
Jacobs School of Engineering alumnus Britton Boras earned a Ph.D. in bioengineering in 2015, conducting research with Professor Andrew McCulloch on multi-scale modeling of biological systems.