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Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.


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Latest Research News

July 8, 2020

From lung scarring to heart damage, COVID-19 may leave lingering marks

For some individuals with COVID-19, recovering from the acute phase of the infection is only the beginning. Worrying reports now indicate that the virus may be capable of inflicting long-lasting damage to the lungs, heart and nervous system, and researchers are closely watching to see if the kidneys, liver and gastrointestinal tract may be susceptible to persistent damage as well. 

In the Media

July 1, 2020
What do indigenous people from the Amazon rainforest, American adults, pre-school children and macaque monkeys have in common? Not a huge amount, you'd imagine – but it turns out that the way humans and monkeys deal with ideas is very, very similar…
July 1, 2020
UC Berkeley researchers announced Tuesday they have begun trials of a saliva test for COVID-19 that would eliminate the need for taking painful nasal swabs. The announcement came from researchers with the Innovative Genomics Institute — the…
June 30, 2020
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has selected Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos, of the University of California, Berkeley as the recipient of the 2021 Priestley Medal, the Society's highest honor. Alivisatos, the…