Using induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons from Alzheimer’s patients, UC San Diego researchers say cholesteryl esters — the storage product for excess cholesterol within cells — act as regulators of the protein tau, providing a new druggable target for the disease.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that autopsies of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when they were alive — and confirmed by autopsy — indicate many cognitive issues symptomatic of the condition are less noticeable in living Hispanic patients.
A saucer-shaped arena set in the heart of Poland’s coal country seems like an unlikely place to host a global climate change conference. And yet, for two weeks in December, more than 20,000 delegates from nearly 200 nations converged to attend the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24).
Research at UC San Diego is about to take off, thanks to a partnership with a local startup that specializes in 3D-printed rocket engines. Now, aspiring inventors and innovators at the university can make their creations real with the startup’s powerful, 3D metal printer.
Is there enough room on the world stage for China and the U.S. to peacefully co-exist? Or is military conflict between the two nations likely, and if so how can it be averted? These questions were at the center of a talk from Admiral Scott Swift, former commander of the Pacific Fleet, to members of the…
As a freshman at Lincoln High School, Lizbeth Roman knew that she wanted to achieve more than a high school diploma. She participated in a college readiness program and worked hard to maintain top grades with the goal of becoming the first in her family to attend a university.
A flurry of egg parachutes made with orange-tinted bubble wrap, duct tape, cardboard and trash bags rained down on the grounds outside UC San Diego’s Mayer Hall recently. A group of Generation Z aspiring physicists quickly checked the eggs to see if they have survived the long drop from one of the…