San Diego’s pandemic stories

We asked 16 locals—from students to nurses, hoteliers and store owners—how they're working through the pandemic and helping others.

How a protein promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute discovered that inhibiting a protein called PPP1R1B could reduce the deadly spread of pancreatic cancer in mice.

Researchers growing mini-lungs to study coronavirus impacts on different face, gender

Researchers are hoping the study shows how coronavirus affects people from different backgrounds.

Sanford Burnham Prebys appoints longtime biotech entrepreneur as new CEO

C. Randal “Randy” Mills now heads one of San Diego’s leading research institutes

San Diego scientists use ‘mini lungs’ to find treatments for COVID-19

San Diego scientists are using "mini lungs" to understand how COVID-19 impacts the lungs of people with varying backgrounds and conditions.