Science Market Update

UCSD Takes a Deeper Look at Autism with $7.8M+ in fMRI Bioresearch

Posted by Robert Larkin on Mon, May 18, 2015

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are now working with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to predict language development in kids with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).

Instances of autism have been rapidly increasing in the United States over the past few decades, with recent rates of affliction reported as high as 1 in 68 children. For many children affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), difficulties with language development are an unfortunate reality. 

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UCSD Biologists Demystify Cell Division

Posted by Sam Asher on Thu, Jan 22, 2015

 Bioscientists know a great deal about cell division, but there is one great mystery that remains unsolved: what actually causes a cell to divide. This is especially relevant to cancer studies, where biologists want to know more about the rampant cell division that leads to cancer. A research team from the University of California, San Diego set out to solve this puzzle and found a rather unexpected answer.

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Sugary Drinks may Cost you More Than You Think

Posted by David Larsen on Mon, Jan 05, 2015


Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers who found in a new study that drinking sugary drinks was associated with cell aging.

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New UC San Diego Angioedema Research Center Now Open

Posted by Laura Braden on Tue, Dec 02, 2014

The University of California, San Diego is a world-class life science research institution. The University has many research centers and programs that help enhance the wide range of research projects that UCSD scientists perform. Research centers at UCSD include: 

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Sell Lab Equipment in the Highly Funded San Diego Research Market

Posted by Laura Braden on Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Do you have lab products that you want to market to life science researchers? Are you interested in meeting with hundreds of active researchers to sell your lab equipment? If you answered yes to either of these questions, consider attending the 2015 39th Semiannual Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ at the University of California San Diego in February!

Attending a Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ at UCSD gives YOU the chance to meet with nearly 500 active life science researchers in need of new lab equipment to help with their work. The event is located on campus, as close to the research labs as possible, making it convenient for the researchers to take a break from their work to come visit the show and discover the best and newest products and technologies that will help move their work forward. 

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UCSD Bioscientists Erase and Restore Memories

Posted by Sam Asher on Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Research on memory is very delicate business. The prospect of increasing memory capacity and restoring lost recollections sounds more like magic than science. Despite this, a group of researchers from the University of California, San Diego has found a way to stimulate neural networks in rats in order to erase and restore their memories.

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Research Funding Worth $5.3M Awarded to UC San Diego

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The University of California, San Diego recently received $5.3 million in life science funding from the National Institutes of Health for the university’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Researchers were given notice of their new life science grant on June 7th, 2014 by the administering organization within the NIH providing the funding, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego went into more detail on the NIH website as to how the life science funding would be used:

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New Life Science Grant Awarded to UCSD Neuroscience Researcher

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Jun 17, 2014

A neuroscience researcher at the University of California, San Diego recently received a new life science grant that will support her studies with $100,000 per year for the next three years. Dr. MJ Harbert, MD, is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Neurosciences at UCSD. Her project, “Brain Activity During Birth for Prediction of Newborns at Risk for Brain Injury,” has gained her recognition from The Hartwell Foundation, who named her a recipient of an Individual Biomedical Research Award.

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New Life Science Grant of $7.5M Awarded to UC San Diego

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, May 30, 2014

New life science research funding at the University of California, San Diego was recently awarded in the amount of $7.5 million to the Pauline and Stanley Foster Hospital for Cancer Care. The donor, Pauline Foster, is a community philanthropist who has given a great deal of support to the University of California, San Diego over the years. The Pauline and Stanley Foster Hospital for Cancer Care will encompass three floors at the Jacobs Medical Center and be home to medical staff whose purpose is caring for the complex needs of patients with cancer.

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Alzheimer’s Research Lab Scientists at UCSD Receive $12.5M

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Apr 30, 2014

The University of California, San Diego recently received a $12.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund Alzheimer’s disease research. The 2014 study was awarded life science research funding from the administering institute: National Institute on Aging. Dr. Paul Aisen, the project leader, joined the Department of Neurosciences at UCSD in 2007. Before being appointed director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) at the University of California, San Diego, he was a professor of neurology and medicine and director of the Memory Disorders Program at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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