To make it easier for patients to receive world-class cancer care, UC San Diego Health has added a new multidisciplinary cancer clinic in Hillcrest and expanded its infusion center for both oncology patients and others in need of infusion services.
Using a leading-edge technique, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers defined the cell types in both newborn and adult human testes and identified biomarkers for spermatogonial stem cells, opening a path for new strategies to treat male infertility.
A team of researchers led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has created a scale to characterize the strength and impacts of “atmospheric rivers,” long narrow bands of atmospheric water vapor pushed along by strong winds.
A one-year, $161,000 grant from the New York City-based Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a joint project to support the effective communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been working with researchers at SDSC as well as other parts of UC San Diego to determine the location of existing Liberian schools so they can provide them with resources and work with policy makers to plan future schools.
An engineering-surgery team at UC San Diego is working to extend the reach of surgeons by allowing them to operate remotely on patients located across a city, country, or even the globe. They are developing predictive augmented reality systems that could help make telesurgery a reality.