Four UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been selected to receive the newly established National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award. The multi-million dollar awards fund new projects that have an unusual potential in cancer research over seven years.
UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities alumnus Joshua Brody is a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Princess Grace Award, an honor given by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA in support of promising artists. Brody will apply his honorarium toward a 12-month apprenticeship at La Jolla Playhouse.
Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer’s disease measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor was injected into their brains, report researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine in the current issue of JAMA Neurology.