In recognition of a generous gift from Deepak and Varsha Israni, UC San Diego is proud to establish the Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities, the university’s hub for creative and academic advancement in culture, music, theater, film and the arts.
A celebratory groundbreaking event marks the beginning of a comprehensive revitalization project of UC San Diego’s Hillcrest campus, which upon completion will feature state-of-the-art facilities, expanded patient care services and technologies and other community amenities to promote wellbeing.
A grant awarded to UC San Diego will allow researchers to continue working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.
Nixon Foundation funds effort to study and treat macular dystrophy at Shiley Eye Institute. Currently, there are no effective treatments to slow or prevent genetic condition.
Longtime campus champions Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs believe in the power of the next generation to make change for the better. And it is imperative, they say, to “create the opportunity for anybody who is eligible and wants to come to UC San Diego to do so.”
Forty years ago, UC San Diego created its first three endowed chairs: the Irwin Mark and Joan Klein Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science, the Chair of Judaic Studies, and the Quinn Martin Chair in Drama.
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.