A consortium of 12 health systems, led by UC San Diego Health, introduces COVID19questions.org, a site where clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions that could be answered by COVID-19 patient medical record data from 200+ hospitals.
To improve the ability to forecast space weather, a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including Professor Boris Kramer at the University of California San Diego, received $3.1 million from the National Science Foundation.
Even as the first wave of the pandemic still roils, fears are rising of a second crush of COVID-19 infections. But because the novel coronavirus is, well, novel, no one can yet say if that will happen. One thing is certain, though, another viral wave is coming: flu season.
Rob Knight, professor and director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation addresses questions from students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about the importance of testing wastewater for SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—and what happens when trace amounts are found.
A team of University of California researchers is working to improve telepresence robots and the algorithms that drive them to help children with disabilities stay connected. The effort is funded by a $1 million grant from the National Robotics Initiative at the National Science Foundation.
UC San Diego will have a new program in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies starting in fall, a long-awaited move that many students, faculty, staff and alumni have been eager to see.
In August, a team of researchers at UC San Diego published groundbreaking studies describing unprecedented details of a protein linked to genetically inherited Parkinson’s disease.