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Andrea LaCroix

Professor and Chief of Epidemiology, Family Medicine and Public Health at University of California San Diego

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Director Of Communications, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego

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Director, NAFLD Research Center, and Director of Hepatology, University of California at San Diego

John Pierce

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health

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Science communicator fellow at University of California, San Diego

Robert Signer

Stem cell biologist and Assistant professor at University of California San Diego

Ethan Bier

Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, at University of California, San Diego

Pam R. Taub

Associate Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego and Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation & Wellness.

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Professor of Pathology at UC San Diego

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Nanoengineering PhD student at University of California San Diego

Michael Yip

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego.

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Professor of Bioengineering and Co-Director at Institute for Neural Computation at UC San Diego.

Cheryl Rock

Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the UCSD.

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Professor of Bioengineering at UC, San Diego.

Purva Jain

PhD candidate and T32 Fellow in Ageing Research at UC San Diego

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) News

Skin microbiome diversity is linked to wrinkles and hydration

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 11-Jan-2024

The findings pave the way for personalised skincare approaches


AI chatbot outperforms doctors in written advice quality and empathy

The Guardian - 28-Apr-2023

ChatGPT demonstrates potential for assisting healthcare professionals in drafting patient communications, but caution advised


Study shows it is critical for stem cells to prevent stress to preserve their health and longevity

News Medical - 21-Mar-2023

Therapeutics to boost regulation of protein homeostasis may be beneficial across multiple organs and pathologies


Targeted drug delivery with microbots made of algae cells to treat acute bacterial pneumonia

UC San Diego School of Medicine - 22-Sep-2022

Nanoparticles-modified microbots coated with neutrophil cell membranes-reduce inflammation in lungs


Employing native bacteria as ideal chassis for therapeutic delivery and cure

UC San Diego School of Medicine - 04-Aug-2022

Re-engineered native bacteria serve as chassis to introduce therapeutics into the gut


Epigenetic age acceleration could be used as a biomarker for healthy longevity

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 27-Jul-2022

Accelerated biological aging associated with lower odds of living healthy and longer


HTR in Drosophila somatic cells using nikase and CRISPR genetic editing tools

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 05-Jul-2022

CRISPR genetic editing tools may be helpful in genetic repair


New flexible microneedle array records electrical signals from a large portion of the brain

Medgadget - 21-Mar-2022

Advancement in brain-computer interface technology to control external devices using mind


First study to take a deep look at nicotine patches and e-cigarette users

Independent - 19-Oct-2021

E-cigarettes users suffer from lung inflammation and irregular heart beat


Wearable, non-invasive skin patch for real-time health monitoring

NEO.LIFE - 30-Sep-2021

Tracks both physical and biochemical parameters, aiming for early disease detection & prevention


Scientists activate stress response pathway to keep cultured stem cells healthy

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 12-Aug-2021

Improvement seen in blood stem cells of mice and humans against stress and ageing


Wearable medical devices can monitor health all day using finger sweat

New Scientist - 13-Jul-2021

Self-powered sensors with biofuel cells harvest energy from sweat even while you sleep


Scientists decoded a human genome entirely for the first time

Popular Mechanics - 03-Jun-2021

New technologies uncovered missing genes in human genome - yet to be peer-reviewed


New gene therapy technique, CopyCatcher, more accurate in fruit flies

SciTechDaily - 11-May-2021

Targets precise location of mutated gene rather than tagging on anywhere


Gene therapy preserved memory and learning in mice with Alzheimer's (LEAF) - 11-May-2021

Boosting a vital protein, Caveolin-1, this new technique offers hope against neurodegenerative diseases


'Rogue' protein assists cancer progression in humans

The Scientist - 01-Apr-2021

Inactivating Siglec-XII could lower the risk of cancer, but more research is still needed


Gene therapy for Alzheimer's disease enters human clinical trial

Forbes - 12-Mar-2021

Virus carries gene encoding protein into the brain -possible breakthrough treatment for neurodegenerative diseases


Wearable skin patch to track your health and fitness

Independent - 15-Feb-2021

Noninvasive sensor on skin continuously monitors several vitals all at once


Spend some more time on your feet to live longer

Science Daily - 13-Oct-2020

Light physical activity, including just standing, lowers risk for mortality


E-cigarettes don't help people give up smoking

New Scientist - 02-Sep-2020

Vaping, patches, sprays - or nothing at all - all pretty much the same with a 10% success rate


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