In the midst of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that had UC San Diego researchers racing to understand the complexities around the virus’s spread and to find ways to combat it, engineers and fabrication specialists at the Qualcomm Institute’s Prototyping Lab leapt into action.
What is the goal of the Return to Learn program? What role does testing play in preventing an outbreak? UC San Diego infectious disease modeler Natasha Martin addresses top questions from the campus community.
A new UC San Diego report examining female representation in the STEM workforce highlights both historic progress and troubling trends occurring simultaneously. It paints a lopsided picture for one of the nation’s most robust and high-paying career fields when it comes to gender parity.
Cancer doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. People diagnosed with cancer must continue lifesaving treatment. Sometimes the only options are clinical trials. That is why, despite some modifications, UC San Diego Health has continued its cancer clinical trial enrollment.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube and is commonly used to treat decompression sickness or wounds that resist healing. A new research study at UC San Diego Health called Hyperbaric Oxygen Brain Injury Treatment assess whether the approach might also…