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Sulfur used as pesticide linked to lung problems in children

August 16, 2017
UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers find a connection between sulfur pesticides and respiratory symptoms. 

Summer spotlight: UCLA Blum Center summer scholars

August 16, 2017
Step into the shoes of two summer scholars who are conducting health research abroad.

Student fellows collaborate for a healthier planet

August 10, 2017
Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation announce inaugural summer fellows. 

2017 seed grants support eight planetary health research projects

August 9, 2017
The global systems of land, air, water and life are the focus of eight projects receiving funds from the Planetary Health Center of Expertise. 

Master’s students develop their passions through capstone research

August 9, 2017
UCSF Global Health students travel abroad and within the US to conduct research. 

UCSD students hope low-cost device will help combat HIV worldwide

August 9, 2017
This HIV monitoring system is the fastest and cheapest on the market.

UCI establishes Malaria Initiative to fight deadly disease in Africa

August 9, 2017
UCI biologist Anthony James will lead multimillion-dollar effort to cultivate new strains of mosquitoes to fight malaria in Africa. 

UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers host joint symposium at important time for global TB

August 9, 2017
TB researchers, advocates and policymakers from around the Bay Area gathered to discuss the future of the world's leading infectious cause of death.

Star Trek-inspired virtual mentor wins saving lives at birth seed grant

August 2, 2017
Tiffany Lundeen of the Maternal and Newborn Health Research Cooperative at UCSF Global Health Sciences develops a winning application to save the lives of mothers who experience postpartum hemorrhage. 

Bats are the major reservoir of coronaviruses worldwide

August 2, 2017
PREDICT study at UC Davis finds that bats harbor the family of viruses that cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS).

Undergrads, walking the villages

August 2, 2017
Richard Blum looks back across 10 years of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor he created at UC Berkeley. 

UCGHI names new board chair

July 31, 2017
We are excited to announce UC Riverside’s Anil Deolalikar as the new board chair for UCGHI.

Doctoral candidate wins Fulbright for study in Mexico

July 26, 2017
UCSC doctoral candidate Candy Martinez studies illnesses associated with perpetual sadness and lethargy in Oaxaca. 

Researcher continues progress toward effective HIV inhibitor

July 26, 2017
UC Merced researcher develops potent HIV inhibitor that could be a solution to HIV prevention in resource-poor regions of the world. 

Tackling childbirth-related mortality in the world’s poorest place

July 26, 2017
UCSF School of Nursing Center for Global Health develops a program to train Malawian nurses in leadership and clinical skills. 

Small pest, big battle

July 26, 2017
A team researchers from six UC campuses will study innovative genetic techniques to control disease-causing mosquitoes.

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise invites expressions of interest for journal editing role

July 25, 2017
UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise seeks an editor(s) to lead a special journal project.

UCGHI and partners develop online global health courses for UC undergrads

July 14, 2017
UC undergraduates who want to study global health can enroll in one of a series of online courses available through the UC Cross-Campus Enrollment portal. 

Migrant life takes toll on health

July 14, 2017
John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath tells the story of migrant workers in 1939, but their story is still the same today. UC researchers say simply being an immigrant affects people's health.

New website showcases global health work across the University of California

July 13, 2017
If you want to know what's going on in global health at the University of California, the UCGHI website is the place to look.

Fogarty International Center renews funding for GloCal Health Fellowships

July 12, 2017
A new cohort of GloCal Health Fellows begins projects abroad--thanks to renewed funding from the Fogarty International Center.

Student capstone research cited in CDC revised guidelines

July 10, 2017

UCSF Global Health Sciences master's student Maryam Zafer brings hope to HIV discordant couples wishing to conceive.

GloCal fellow John Rose keeps surgery on global health agenda

July 5, 2017
As a GloCal fellow, John Rose was able to contribute to groundbreaking research and participate in initiatives that advanced his career in remarkable ways.

Immigration does not raise crime, refuting common assumption

July 3, 2017
Crime is not a health factor associated with immigration, according to a new UC Irvine study.

Nanopipette technology wins first place in NIH "Follow that Cell" challenge

June 30, 2017
Nader Pourmand, professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz, develops cellular analysis technology that could change the way scientists study disease.

UCGHI Initiative trains students, faculty to advocate for global health issues

June 30, 2017
The initiative coordinates campus events and outreach to members of Congress to help ensure UC voices are heard regarding global health issues.

37 Student Innovators from UC Berkeley Gear-Up for Clinton Global Initiative University

June 19, 2017
UC Berkeley students help develop innovative solutions to address challenges in global health

Dreaming Big

June 7, 2017
From solar lamps to wifi, engineers from UC Santa Barbara develop and technologies to improve the health and well being of populations in need

Women's Health Center of Expertise awards summer grants to seven UC undergrads

June 6, 2017
The awards fund research in maternal health, domestic violence, mobile health technology, education for adolescent girls and empowerment of single mothers.

Planetary Health Center of Expertise invites proposals for pilot research projects

May 30, 2017
The UCGHI Center for Expertise will fund pilot research projects that explore synergies between population health and environmental health.

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