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Publications: To add, remove, or fix a publication, sign in to edit your profile page.

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Name/Degree/Contact Information: We get this data from the UCSD Directory (Blink). Changes to your data should be directed to the Payroll/Personnel Analyst for your UCSD campus department. If unsure who this person is, contact your department's Business Officer.

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Researcher Information

An individual's profile page shows data drawn from external sources, and may also display custom content added by the researcher.

Name, degrees and contact information are imported from campus systems.

Profile owners may add:
  • Photo
  • Education and Training
  • Awards and Honors
  • Research Overview
  • Interests
  • Featured Publications
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Student Projects
  • Twitter and other feeds
  • Videos
  • Websites
  • News Links

Research Activities and Funding come from NIH ExPORTER. Other grants
may be added.


Published articles available
in PubMed are listed automatically. Other publications may be added.
Networks are generated from research available in PubMed.


Research concepts/topics based on PubMed MeSH terms



Co-authors from the same institution





Co-authors from external institutions





Researchers working on the same topics

Many researchers also have Clinical Trials information based on trials listed in clinicaltrials.gov.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is listed in UCSD Profiles?

  • UCSD Profiles was created for research networking so we initially focused on adding UCSD faculty members, researchers with academic leadership appointments, and non-faculty academic researchers.

    Important Note: If you are a faculty member and your profile page is not found, it is most likely that your title in Blink is not listed with your academic faculty title. For example, if you listed your department name as your title in blink, you would have to change blink to reflect either Professor, Research Scientists etc. Blink updates have to be initiated either by the UCSD employee directly or their home department. Once blink is updated, your profile will be automatically generated with the next refresh cycle.

  • We are happy to include research staff and other individuals in the UCSD community, on request and if possible.
  • Profile creation requires that an individual's data be in the UCSD Directory (Blink) and set to be shared with public websites. If you are a UCSD employee and do not have a profile, request yours now by sending us your UCSD Employee ID.

Who can view UCSD Profiles?

  • UCSD Profiles is searchable on the web and can be viewed by the general public as well as the UCSD community.

How do I sign in to UCSD Profiles?

Why are there missing or incorrect publications in my profile? How can I correct this?

  • UCSD Profiles uses a complex mix of names, institution, and manually entered publication information to find your publications in PubMed's repository. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to exactly match all articles in PubMed to UCSD authors with complete precision and accuracy. The algorithm used to find articles from PubMed attempts to minimize the number of publications incorrectly added to a profile; however, this method may result in some missing or incorrectly listed publications.
  • People who have common names, who published under multiple names or whose articles were written at other institutions are most likely to have incomplete publication lists.
  • You can make corrections by manually searching PubMed from within Profiles to add, edit or delete publications. By curating publications manually, you are helping UCSD Profiles to identify which concepts and co-authors are correctly associated with your profile, thereby increasing the likelihood of finding the right publications on subsequent attempts.

Who manages UCSD Profiles?