An international team of researchers has conducted a study showing that differences in the human microbiome may influence the ability of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to infect
Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley, a professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a leader of UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program addresses
Research groups around the globe are looking to see whether urban wastewater monitoring can be integrated into surveillance systems for SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens.
To live long, healthy lives, research suggests looking towards the gut microbiome to ward off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, or type 2 diabetes. Sun Genomics, a
Experts say that while there’s promising research on the benefits of probiotics, these claims go far beyond what the evidence can prove yet.
A new study finds that proposal to create a “microbial Noah’s ark” to protect the long-term health of humanity is feasible and should move forward into a pilot project phase, that would
A consortium that includes many of San Diego’s top medical and scientific research institutes has launched a large-scale COVID-19 screening effort to better understand the spread and prevalence of the virus in
UC San Diego announced Thursday a $350,000 donation from Jean and Gary Shekhter, which will help fund San Diego Epidemiology and Research for COVID-19 Health, a collaborative research study aimed
UC San Diego donors Jean and Gary Shekhter are leading support for a collaborative COVID-19 screening effort by key research institutions in the region
A new understanding of the way microbial populations shift with cancer could open a completely new therapeutic avenue. According to the researchers, one advantage of cancer detection based on microbial DNA,
STOMACH bloating and its associated symptoms are a perennial source of grief for many people. A recent study suggests a certain type of algae, when taken in supplement form, can
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego have been applying their high-performance computing expertise by porting the popular UniFrac microbiome tool to