UC San Diego researchers use experimental artificial intelligence system called DrugCell to predict the best approach to treating cancer. Only 4 percent of all cancer therapeutic drugs under development earn final approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a seventh component of wisdom: spirituality.
Supercomputer simulations, done using resources at UC San Diego by researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), show how oil dilutes under specific conditions, which may lead to more effective countermeasures against large oil spills.
San Diego-based Cellics Therapeutics, which was co-founded by UC San Diego nanoengineering Professor Liangfang Zhang, has received an award of up to $15M to develop a macrophage cellular nanosponge—nanoparticles cloaked in the cell membranes of macrophages—designed to treat sepsis.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced that University of California San Diego Professor Susan Ackerman, a pioneer in the study of homeostasis in developing and aging neurons, has been elected to membership in the prestigious organization.
Treatment with a peptide that mimics the naturally occurring protein GIV prevents immune overreaction and supports a mechanism critical for survival in mouse models of sepsis and colitis, according to a UC San Diego study.
Diverse teams across University of California San Diego, with collaborators elsewhere, have received two 5-year grants totaling $14.3 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund to continue their work as a 4D Nucleome Research Hub and Center.
Two research teams at UC San Diego School of Medicine sought to understand sedentary lifestyles, with one study finding that even light physical activity, including just standing, can benefit health, and the other that Americans are sitting too much.
UC San Diego chemical biology researchers achieve the first, efficient, enzyme-free, watery creation of natural phospholipids, opening new routes for lipid synthesis in artificial cells and providing insights for sustainable chemistry.
The transport of nine types of plastics floating in Lake Erie was modeled in studies that used SDSC's Comet supercomputer to create a 3D model of invasive plastic particles.