Medicine + Health

  • A class of proteins involved in essential cell functions has an unexpected role, UCSB scientists discover
  • A UCSB team helped create a retinal implant designed to replace support cells damaged by dry age-related macular degeneration
  • Researchers led by Matthew Fisher will investigate the brain’s potential for quantum computation
  • Researchers helped develop a specially engineered retinal patch to treat people with sudden, severe sight loss
  • Scientists are still only beginning to understand the biological and genetic consequences of opioid addiction
  • Scientists discover that repeated food poisoning can trigger chronic disease

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