UC San Diego scientists and colleagues have found links between extreme heat and a heightened incidence of stillbirths and preterm births in relatively poor countries. Their study is believed to be the first to link the two phenomena in a global context.
UC San Diego study suggests multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare condition associated with COVID-19, is not caused by abnormal T cell response to COVID-19 virus as previously hypothesized.
The University of California San Diego today announced the gift of $6 million from members of the Scripps family to support the naming of a new facility dedicated to research, discovery and education in the field of marine biodiversity and conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Many medical advances lay at least partial claim to greatest of all time, from older achievements like anesthesia (1846) and antibiotics (1928) to more modern triumphs like organ transplants (1954), stem cell therapy (1970s) and artificial intelligence (21st century).
UC San Diego Director of Communications for Biological Sciences Mario Aguilera has received the National Association of Sciences Writers (NASW) 2021 Excellence in Institutional Writing Award.
Awardees of the Chancellor’s Medal, one of the highest honors given by UC San Diego to recognize exceptional service in support of the campus’s mission, include: Phyllis and Dan Epstein, Hanna and Mark Gleiberman, Gaby and Richard Sulpizio, and Patricia and Christopher Weil.
La esperanza es lo último que se pierde—there is always hope. This month, we recognize the history, culture and contributions of Latinx people, focusing on the national theme of esperanza, or hope. It is a reminder that celebrating the achievements and contributions of the Latinx community will inspire…