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9/17/2020
10News

​Features Robert Schooley, MD

9/17/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Susan Little, MD

9/17/2020
A consortium of 12 health systems, led by UC San Diego Health, introduces COVID19questions.org, a site where clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions th ...
9/16/2020
Scientific American

​Features James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

9/16/2020
Early detection and intervention stanched the first known introductions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus into North America and Europe, validating the effectiveness of quick, comprehensive testing and contact ...
9/15/2020
GEN

​Features Jeffrey Esko, PhD, Thomas Mandel Clausen, PhD, and Daniel Sandoval, postdoc researcher

9/15/2020
Nature

​Features Alysson Muotri, PhD

9/15/2020
Assoicated Press

​Features Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

9/15/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Davey Smith, MD

9/15/2020
UC San Diego researchers discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 virus can’t grab hold of cell receptor ACE2 without a carbohydrate called heparan sulfate, which is also found on lung cell surfaces — disruptin ...
9/11/2020
Today, California approved a new voluntary pilot program that uses Apple and Google smartphone technology to help rapidly control COVID-19 outbreaks. The program will launch on the campus of UC San Di ...
9/2/2020
UC San Diego Health will be part of the Phase III national AstraZeneca clinical trial that will recruit up to 30,000 participants at multiple sites across the country to assess the safety and efficacy ...
8/25/2020
In a new study from UC San Diego School of Medicine, thousands of fake social media posts tied to COVID-19 and financial scams are found on two popular platforms.
8/19/2020
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests transmission of COVID-19 through breast milk is not likely. The infectious virus was not detected in 64 ...
8/5/2020
The National Institutes of Health will soon launch a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of potential new therapeutics for COVID-19, including the use of investigational synthe ...

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