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PREPARE Institute Faculty in the News

 

‘We had to fight for ourselves’: With monkeypox, San Diego’s LGBTQ community puts decades-old lessons to work

8/13/2022 
San Diego Union Tribune (subscription may be required)
Features Davey Smith, MD


UCSD program monitoring wastewater for COVID expands to track monkeypox

8/10/2022 
ABC 10 News San Diego
Features Rob Knight, PhD and Christopher Longhurst, MD, CMO, CDO


Undercounted Covid-19 cases leave US with a blind spot as BA.5 variant becomes dominant

7/11/2022 
CNN
Features Eric Topol, MD


No antibiotics worked, so this woman turned to a natural enemy of bacteria to save her husband's life

7/8/2022
CNN
Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD


COVID-19 Rebound after Taking Paxlovid Likely Due to Insufficient Drug Exposure

6/21/2022
UC San Diego News Center
Features Davey Smith, MD

In-Depth: Nasal vaccines could provide better protection against COVID infection

6/7/2022
ABC 10 News San Diego
Features Davey Smith, MD


UCSD scientists study why some people have never had COVID-19 

5/12/2022
CBS News 8 San Diego 
Features Davey Smith, MD


Appearance of ‘Son of Omicron’ in San Diego Closely Watched By Local Infectious-Disease Experts 

3/25/2022
NBC News 7 San Diego 
Features Davey Smith, MD


HIV Incidence Rising Steeply Among People Who Inject Drugs In Tijuana

2/14/2022
ScienceBlog
Features Steffanie Strahdee, PhD and Antoine Chaillon, MD, PhD

Discovery could enable broad coronavirus vaccine  

2/10/2022 
Science Daily 
Features Davey Smith, MD

In-Depth: How long can an N95 mask be reused?

2/2/22
ABC 10 News San Diego
Features Francesca Torriani, MD


COVID-19 Surges as Booster Efforts Slow Down in San Diego County

1/29/22
NBC News 7 San Diego 
Features Davey Smith, MD

In-Depth: UC San Diego Health study aims to 'ZAP' COVID-19

1/20/22
ABC 10 News San Diego
Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CMO, CDO


COVID-19 wastewater surveillance shows San Diego's case surge is slowing

1/19/22
KPBS
Features Rob Knight, PhD


Building Robust Collaborations to ‘ATTACK’ Future Pandemics

1/18/22
UC San Diego News Center
Features Davey Smith, MD

UC San Diego scientist shifts back to battle mode on virus / Infectious disease expert joins rush to learn more about new variant threat

12/5/21
San Diego Union Tribune (subscription may be required)
Features Davey Smith, MD; includes Robert Schooley, MD, Susan Little, MD, and Alessandro Sette, Dr Biol Sci

A pill for COVID-19? UCSD scientists say they’re able to deliver remdesivir in a capsule

8/17/21
The Sacramento Bee
​Features Robert Schooley, MD, and Karl Hostetler, MD


Poop: The newest disease detection tool for COVID-19 and beyond
8/13/21
US News & World Report
Features Rob Knight, PhD


California first to offer digital COVID-19 vaccine card 

8/12/2021
BOSS Magazine
​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO

COVID and Delta Variant Death Rates—What We Know so Far 

8/11/2021
Newsweek
​Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

UC San Diego testing 'remdesivir 2.0,' a pill form of critical COVID drug 

8/10/2021
ABC 10 News San Diego
​Features Robert Schooley, MD, and Karl Hostetler, MD

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate For Health Care Workers Leads To Some Pushback 

8/10/2021
KPBS
​Features Davey Smith, MD

Remdesivir Currently Being Modified from Intravenous to Oral Administration 

8/4/2021
The Science Times
​Features Robert Schooley, MDKarl Hostetler, MD, and Aaron Carlin, MD

More Workplaces Are Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines: Can This Get Us to Herd Immunity? 

8/4/2021
Healthline
​Features Robert Schooley, MD

What you need to know about variants, vaccines, and breakthrough COVID cases

8/2/2021
Popular Science
Features Alessandro Sette, PhD