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Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center: Translating the Power of Stem Cells into Treatments

When a patient learns that their disease or injury is incurable, the news is devastating. Do they simply manage the debilitating symptoms as they continue to worsen? Scientists and physicians at UC San Diego Health recognize the promise of stem…


Jacobs Medical Center: Where Specialty Care Meets Next-Generation Technology

In November 2016, Cussen became one of the first patients to stay at the newly opened Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health. During his leukemia treatment, he was able to access lab results and other charts to keep…


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Alumnus Kicks off Campaign With $75 Million Gift

Facebook pioneer to establish Institute for Data Science at UC San Diego

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A Will to Ensure Change

$200,000 planned gift supports scholarships for LGBT and Critical Gender Studies students at UC San Diego.

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Martha Longenecker Roth’s Legacy Lives on at UC San Diego

Late artist, educator and Mingei International Museum founder remembered with $1 million artist-in-resident endowment

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