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Four UC San Diego Faculty Win ‘Early Concept’ Grants from Obama’s BRAIN Initiative

Four scientists at UC San Diego are among 36 recipients nationwide who have been awarded early concept grants for brain research from the National Science Foundation.


Aspirin, Take Two

In a new paper published this week in the online early edition of PNAS, researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine conclude that aspirin, in addition to preventing production of the prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, can also hasten the end of inflammation.


Happiness in Schizophrenia: Research Suggests Mental Illness Doesn’t Preclude Enjoying Life

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.

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