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    The UCSD Superfund Research Center at the University of California, San Diego will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Dr. Rohit Loomba - UCSD NAFLD Center
    The NAFLD Research Center brings together multiple specialists from UCSD and elsewhere. This Center will include the efforts of UCSD-SRC investigators, Drs. Rohit Loomba, David A. Brenner, Michael Karin, and Robert H. Tukey.
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    Map of Superfund sites in the contiguous United States. A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located, possibly affecting local ecosystems or people. Red indicates currently on National Priority List, yellow is proposed, green is deleted (usually meaning having been cleaned up) [Photo courtesy: US EPA - Superfund]

Recent News

February 21, 2019
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growthExperimental drug candidate slows cancer progression in mouse modelA new study led by Salk Institute scientists suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids...
August 01, 2018
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Researchers Pinpoint Molecule Fueling Liver Cancer DevelopmentStudy explains how carcinogens turn liver cells into cancer cellsNew research from our UCSD Superfund Research Center explains how liver cells with DNA damage manage to survive and divide, fueling liver cancer. The...
June 01, 2018
CENTER SPOTLIGHT Dr. Michael Karin gives talk for NIEHS Distinguished Lecture SeriesAs part of the NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Michael Karin (Project Leader, Project 1) gave a talk titled: "Metabolic and Immune Control of Liver Tumorigenesis", in which he discussed the sequence of...
November 08, 2017
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Inflammation-induced IgA+ cells dismantle anti-liver cancer immunityStudy explains success of some types of cancer immunotherapy, provides new targets for the development of additional immunotherapiesResearchers from the UCSD Superfund Research Center in an impressive...
July 12, 2017
DETECTION AND MODELS OF TOXICANT EXPOSURE  The Superfund Research Center (SRC) at the University of California, San Diego will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS),...
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Dr. Michael Karin gives talk at NIEHS

Dr. Karin gives talk for NIEHS Distinguished Lecture Series on May 15, 2018

ONE to watch

Dr. Mohit Jain is among NIEHS ONES to watch

Funded for 5 more years!

The UCSD-SRC will be active for an additional five years (2017-2022), thanks to another round of renewed funding from NIEHS/NIH.

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