A new $9 million grant from Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) will enable advancement of UC San Diego’s discovery that inhibiting a single gene in mice converts other cell types directly into new neurons, alleviating all Parkinson’s symptoms.
Philanthropists Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $2.1 million to develop and maintain the Dean-Hertzberg Breast Cancer Database System Initiative at UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center to support the work of Anne Wallace, MD and her collaborators at Moores Cancer Center.
Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health marks its fifth anniversary and celebrates achievements and milestones while providing the most advanced medical and surgical care in the region.
After experiencing a medical emergency, Don Cohn is giving back to the department that he credits with saving his life.
As the University of California San Diego heads into the last year of its ambitious 10-year Campaign for UC San Diego, the university completed its fourth consecutive year of record-breaking philanthropy with an all-time annual high of $376.4 million raised for the fiscal year 2020-2021.
Daniel and Phyllis Epstein have committed to provide a $10 million gift to the University of California San Diego in support of a new state-of-the-art amphitheater, signaling a major step in the university’s plan to become a top cultural destination.
The UC San Diego Foundation Board of Trustees works to connect the university with community partners and resources needed to launch innovative programs. On July 1, 2021, nine new trustees joined the Foundation Board, eight of whom are UC San Diego alumni.
Steven M. Strauss and Lise N. Wilson have gifted $3.25 million to UC San Diego Health Sciences to open a new research center geared toward creating novel treatment options that will slow or halt the progression of heart disease.
Longtime supporters of cancer research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health have given University of California San Diego School of Medicine $2 million to establish the Iris and Matthew Strauss Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery.