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UCGHI helps lead One Health to Planetary Health

Learn how UCGHI has over its 10-year history helped lead a paradigm shift in approaches to global health challenges through its support of new ways of thinking about how human health, animals and the environment are intertwined.

Letter from UC President Napolitano in support of the College Student Right to Access Act

UC President Napolitano came out in support of providing medication abortion at UC campus health centers “as soon as possible.” 

$16 million NIH grant will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside

Bruce Link a UCGHI Board Member and a Co-Principal Investigator spoke of the importance of UCGHI to help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside.

Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

Aspiring global health researchers are encouraged to apply by November 8, 2019.

Women giving birth in Uttar Pradesh, India, have worse experience at higher-level facilities

UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health new research looked at women’s experiences of patient-centered care in different facility types across the state of Uttar Pradesh.

UCLA Congo Basin Institute receives $1 million from Pritzker Family Foundation

UCLA has received a $1 million donation from the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation to support UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute.

How red-eared invaders are hurting California’s native turtles

UC Berkeley study finds western pond turtles get a lot fatter and healthier without competition from their invasive brethren.

What’s killing sea otters? Scientists pinpoint parasite strain

UC Davis study identifies genetic link found between deadly pathogen and wild and feral cats on land.

Link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer’s disease development identified

UC Irvine study finds absence of microglia prevents plaque formation.

Researchers use monkey flower to study climate change

UC Merced study examines plant adaptation affected by major ecological changes. 

Amazon rainforest absorbing less carbon than expected

Insufficient nutrient supply has not been properly accounted for in ecosystem models.

Lake Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon

UC Santa Cruz study finds optimal scenario for releasing water into the Sacramento River can meet the needs of endangered winter-run chinook salmon, threatened green sturgeon, and downstream water users.

Monster tumbleweed: invasive new species is here to stay

UC Riverside study confirms genetic cause of hybrid plant's exceptional health. 

Wildfires could permanently alter Alaska's forest composition

Berkeley Lab study finds evergreen conifer trees will decline and deciduous broadleaf trees dominate in a warmer climate with more wildfires.

Compost key to sequestering carbon in the soil

UC Davis study dug deep to uncover which agricultural systems store the most carbon.

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