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“Nurses make sacrifices every day, but during this unprecedented time they are stepping up, acting courageously and being the force that leads the way in our community,” said Margarita Baggett, chief clinical officer at UC San Diego Health
University of California San Diego is taking the first steps to introduce Return to Learn, a program that aims to test broadly students, faculty and staff on campus on a recurring basis for presence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have launched a new mobile platform to address another serious complication of the novel coronavirus pandemic: stress and anxiety. Called “MyWellnessCheck,” the platform will seek to understand how the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is affecting mental health on a global scale and identify how certain attitudes and behaviors may help increase positive well-being during a crisis.
A team of researchers has developed a portable, more environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen peroxide. It could enable hospitals to make their own supply of the disinfectant on demand and at lower cost.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate whether a drug approved for treating high blood pressure, heart failure and diabetic kidney disease might also reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections, lowering rates for intensive care unit admissions, the use of mechanical ventilators and all-cause mortality.
UC San Diego Health has launched a Phase III clinical trial, part of a global effort, to assess whether a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders might also have therapeutic value for COVID-19 patients who have developed or at high risk of developing serious lung damage from SARS-CoV-2 infections.
Researchers combine power of wearable device and big data analytics to track spread and early signs of infection—including among healthcare workers
UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute (QI) is drawing on its unique range of expertise and technology to help in the rapid prototyping and development of medical supplies desperately needed in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.
At UC San Diego Health, teams of doctors, scientists and administrators have worked hard to fill gaps and needs in COVID-19 testing, making measurable, remarkable progress, moving from crisis mode in early days to a broader, more thoughtful approach that addresses not just the continuing and urgent needs of patients, staff and students, but the wellness and future of the larger community.