UC San Diego
June 25, 2020
A new strategy for treating neurodegeneration gives hope for treating even those with advanced disease.
In the News
May 1, 2020
Priscilla Chan of The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and UCSF chancellor Sam Hawgood praise the efforts of the nearly 30,000 DACA recipients who are health care workers.
April 20, 2020
The high court agrees to consider a supplemental filing regarding the real-world consequences of the COVID-19 global health crisis and the life-sustaining role of nearly 30,000 DACA recipients on the front lines.
The Washington Post
April 17, 2020
An estimated 29,000 health workers could lose their work permits if the Supreme Court ends the program for undocumented workers brought here as children.
How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
How much sugar are you really eating?In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
New tactics, old foe: malariaVector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
Lawrence Livermore Lab
October 16, 2014Researchers are using biological accelerator mass spectrometry to see how cancer patients respond to specific chemotherapy.
October 15, 2014Despite declines in numbers of smokers, related diseases account for one in seven deaths in the state — more than from AIDS, influenza or diabetes.
October 10, 2014UC is active in the battle against the deadly virus, now in its most widespread outbreak.
June 30, 2020
The deans of University of California Health's six medical schools announced today (June 30) that all medical school, residency and fellowship interviews for the 2020-2021 academic year will be held in a virtual format.
June 22, 2020
The four children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020–21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
June 15, 2020
The University of California’s academic health centers delivered a net total of $1.4 billion of community benefits during the 2018-2019 reporting period, the most recently completed fiscal year.
June 3, 2020
The University of California’s health systems received a total of 13 environmental sustainability awards in Practice Greenhealth’s 2020 Environmental Excellence Award competition.