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...
Publication Highlight: Liver Cancer Initiation Requires p53 Inhibition by CD44-Enhanced Growth Factor Signaling
August 01, 2018
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),...
May 01, 2017
CENTER SPOTLIGHT Investigator awarded 2017 NIEHS ONES award Five researchers from San Diego to Boston were awarded the competitive NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Health Sciences (ONES) awards. These R01 research grants are targeted for researchers who are defined by the NIH as Early...
March 22, 2017
On March 16th the Urban Studies and Planning Department at UCSD put on their annual 2017 Urban Expo. This Expo not only highlighted senior student's research projects, part of their capstone field research requirement for a BA in Urban Studies and Planning, but also how the Urban Studies and...
January 10, 2017
During the NIEHS FEST (December 6-8, 2016), Dr. Ilya Zaslavsky presented a suite of data visualization and mapping tools that he is developing for UC San Diego’s Superfund Research Center Research Translation Core. The technologies include online mapping and scenario analysis, and a survey...
January 10, 2017
The Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program fosters and supports interdisciplinary academic and community collaboration to help understand and protect the planet. For these reasons undergraduates Didra Felix and Fatima Alcantara, co-mentored by Dr. Julian Schroeder, were chosen to form a...
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