UC San Diego Health is now offering a new minimally invasive approach to provide relief for patients suffering from chronic low back pain (CLBP). The new treatment is called “Intracept,” an outpatient procedure that targets nerves located in the vertebrae or bones of the spine.
Physics researchers at UC San Diego successfully used machine learning techniques and supercomputer simulations to develop a new model for plasma turbulence o better understand its self-organization process.
A lifelong athlete, Jillian Queri knew something was wrong one morning while surfing. She began struggling to breathe and almost drowned. In a hospital emergency department, Jillian learned she had multiple pulmonary embolisms, or blood clots, in her lungs and deep vein thrombosis in her arm.
Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley, professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a leader of UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program, addresses questions on the purpose of asymptomatic testing, how testing can be accessed and what happens if a positive result is received.
Jennifer Le thought of her many distant colleagues at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Vietnam when she read a news article about one of their patients—a 42-year-old Scottish pilot who had recovered from COVID-19 after two-and-a-half months in a medically induced coma.
Community Connections Fellows get an opportunity to create meaningful partnerships with diverse community organizations through the visual and performing arts and gaining practical experience that could influence their continued research, academic focus or career trajectory.
Astronaut Sally Ride made history as the first American woman ever to go to space. Her journey was often plagued by questions and doubts of whether women possessed sufficient physical and mental abilities to function in a challenging space environment and “man’s world” of technical science.
Bolarin Lawrence, a third-year nanoengineering major, heard about the Converge Summer Incubator Program and realized it was a great opportunity to learn new business skills and also invest time in supporting first-generation students in STEM careers.