Investing in the Future: UC San Diego’s Federal Research Funding Among Top 10 in Nation Despite Campus’s Relative Youth

A study by the National Science Foundation naming the top 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research and development ranked UC San Diego in 8th place out of 896 colleges that received federal R&D money during the 2011 fiscal year. … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

In the School of Medicine:
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UCSD School of Medicine faculty rank consistently in the top two in the nation in research funding per faculty member.

In the Department of Medicine:
In fiscal year 2012, the Department of Medicine’s research expenditures totaled over $130 million.

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Gorder Walk Raises Funds for Melanoma Research at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Sept. 24

Event emphasizes early detection with the “ABCDE’s” of melanoma

The University of California, San Diego will host the 18th annual Bruce Gorder 5K Walk for Melanoma Sept. 24 on the university campus. The event brings the community together to raise funds for melanoma research at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, as well as build awareness for prevention and early detection of the disease. … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

The Gorder Walk raises private funds to support the melanoma research of Dr. Greg Daniels and colleagues. Gregory A. Daniels, MD, PhD, is Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and director of the Melanoma Unit at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.