UC San Diego
June 25, 2020
A new strategy for treating neurodegeneration gives hope for treating even those with advanced disease.
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.
June 11, 2020
Joel Ernst, M.D., addresses key questions about how vaccine development works and why that is especially important in the case of COVID-19.
Shelter-in-place, other emergency COVID-19 measures prevented more than 500 million infections, study finds
June 10, 2020
‘I don’t think any human endeavor has ever saved so many lives in such a short period of time,’ author says.
June 5, 2020
Researchers across UC rapidly pivot from their usual research areas to address gaps in knowledge and care with COVID-19.
July 28, 2020
The hospitals of University of California Health (UCH) have once again been rated among the best in the nation and the state, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals rankings. UCLA Health and UCSF Health hospitals were nationally ranked fourth and eighth, respectively, and all UC medical centers earned spots in the top 11 hospitals statewide.
July 15, 2020
Drawing on electronic health records from across its academic health system, University of California Health has developed a unified, secure data set for use in COVID-19 research. The HIPAA Limited Data Set consisting of clinical information with more than 460 million data points is accessible to researchers across the entire UC system, enabling them to rapidly compare treatment options from previous patients to help future patients.
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.