University of California
Public research university with 10 campuses and 5 medical centres
No other university does as much for so many as the University of California. For almost 150 years, the University of California has educated the brightest minds and helped California become a beacon of innovation. Our campuses routinely are ranked among the best in the world. But our reach extends beyond campus borders. Our people connect the dots, exchange ideas, make advancements and unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe every day. They engage local governments and underserved schools, save lives and improve health, protect the environment and push the boundaries of space. And it adds up to an immense direct impact on the economy. UC supports 430,000 jobs and contributes over $46 billion to the California economy each year.
As of 2020:
- 10 campuses
- 5 medical centers
- 3 national laboratories
- 160 academic disciplines
- 800 degree programs
- 280,380 students
- 227,700 employees
- 2.0 million living alumni
- 64 Nobel laureates
- 430,000 jobs supported
- $46.3 billion contributed to California economy
- Secures $7 in federal and private dollars for every $1 in research funding provided by the state of California
Visit website: https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
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COVID-19 advanced testing lab created by UC Berkeley scientists
University of California, Berkeley - 30-Mar-2020
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Metastudy reviews impact of mitochondrial aging on cardiovascular disease
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 18-Mar-2020
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Human trials on dementia vaccine to begin in the next 18 to 24 months
ABC News - 31-Dec-2019
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Video game that improves mindfulness
Medical Xpress - 27-Dec-2019
Team is aiming to change the cognitive, emotional processes of people by the video gameRead more...
Telomere length linked to the nervous system
Medical Xpress - 26-Sep-2019
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Biological age reversed with growth hormone and diabetes drugs cocktail
Nature - 05-Sep-2019
Small, uncontrolled trial, but (potentially) very exciting resultsRead more...
New transgenic mouse model with human brain immune cells
New Atlas - 06-Aug-2019
Breakthrough will allow scientists to understand more profoundly how Alzheimer's disease progressesRead more...
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NHS - 25-Jul-2019
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Vision has been partially restored of six blind people
Independent - 13-Jul-2019
This research can be revolutionary and life-changing for people with complete blindnessRead more...
Turbocharging the brain with Klotho
New York Times - 02-Apr-2019
Smart drugs will increase social disparity unless available to allRead more...
Bacteria causing gum disease may play a role in triggering Alzheimer's
NHS - 24-Jan-2019
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Military tests brain implants that change your mood
IB Times - 27-Nov-2017
DARPA is funding research into "mind control" chips. Closed loop brain implants use artificial i...Read more...
Influence of the "first flu"
BBC - 11-Nov-2016
UK expert said 2 hemagglutinin could explain different patterns in flu pandemicsRead more...