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Bioengineer Named NAS New Voice for Emerging STEM Leaders

February 1, 2024

Bioengineer Named NAS New Voice for Emerging STEM Leaders

Kiana Aran, a professor of bioengineering and medicine at UC San Diego, has been named to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s 2024 New Voices in Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine program. New Voices aims to expand the diversity of expertise engaged in the work of the National Academies while developing a network of U.S. leaders to address national and global challenges. Full Story


AI Harnesses Tumor Genetics to Predict Treatment Response

January 18, 2024

AI Harnesses Tumor Genetics to Predict Treatment Response

In a groundbreaking study published on January 18, 2024, in Cancer Discovery, computer scientists, bioengineers and physicians at UC San Diego leveraged a machine learning algorithm to tackle one of the biggest challenges facing cancer researchers: predicting when cancer will resist chemotherapy. Full Story


Noninvasive Test for Embryo Quality Could Streamline Fertility Treatment

January 10, 2024

Noninvasive Test for Embryo Quality Could Streamline Fertility Treatment

Bioengineers and physicians at UC San Diego have discovered a noninvasive approach that can be used to better predict the quality of lab-grown embryos, potentially streamlining IVF treatment. Full Story