UC San Diego Health Sciences in the News

11/20/2018
A team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $1 million Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) grant to test drugs that block signals that play a critical role in ...
11/20/2018
In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health and UC San Francisco, report finding tell-tale evidence of the ...
11/16/2018
On October 29, 2018, the UC San Diego Health Cardiovascular Institute performed its 50th heart transplant of the year. The patient, 52-year-old Nate Jackson, will spend Thanksgiving with family, frien ...
11/16/2018
UC San Diego Health is proud to announce it has earned ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) accreditation for telemedicine. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only tel ...
11/12/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a sing ...
11/2/2018
UC San Diego Health has been named “HealthCare’s Most Wired” by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The mission of the CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired program is to elev ...
11/1/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Kaiser Permanente have discovered that mothers who breastfed a child or children for six months or more are at lower risk for d ...
10/29/2018
For the first time, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a grant to researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to study binge eating disorder treatments ...
10/24/2018
The mechanism leading to development of type 1 diabetes remains a mystery, hampering the ability to find new ways to prevent, treat or even cure this condition.
10/22/2018
Using a novel biomarker panel to track and measure kidney function, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco School of Medicine r ...
10/18/2018
Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, associate dean of global health sciences at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, was named today one of TIME magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Health ...
10/16/2018
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with statewide collaborators, report that patients who recorded videos of themselves taking tuberculosis (TB) medications better ...
10/15/2018
Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at UC San Diego Health, professor of medicine and associate dean for informatics and technology at the School of Medicin ...
10/12/2018
Tamara Strauss has been living with high-grade, stage IV pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer for more than three years. Current treatments, although effective for her, are highly toxic. Tamara enrolled i ...
10/10/2018
Early adoption of tobacco control efforts in California led to fewer people ever smoking, reduced the amount used by those who do smoke and helped smokers quit at a younger age — when their risk of de ...
10/8/2018
On Monday, October 15, UC San Diego Health will open a new comprehensive health center located at 16950 Via Tazon in Rancho Bernardo. Described as a “clinic of the future,” the new 57,000 square foot ...
10/5/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators across the country, report that people who participate in dementia prevention trials are primarily motivated by ...
10/4/2018
Starting in the fall of 2018, UC San Diego Health will be the first health system in San Diego County to implement a policy ensuring that all mandatory reporters are responsible for reporting cases of ...
10/2/2018
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are complex carbohydrates that are highly abundant and unique to human milk. Accumulating evidence indicates that exposure to HMOs in the postnatal period has both i ...
9/27/2018
The National Institute on Aging has awarded scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and San Diego State University with a five-year, $4 million grant to boost the number of ...
9/26/2018
In the wake of media and public reports about increased mortality linked to a new drug for treating Parkinson’s disease psychosis, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine ...
9/26/2018
In a study publishing September 26 in Science Advances, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences report that tweak ...
9/25/2018
Access to world class care is now easier, faster and at the fingertips of UC San Diego Health patients and loved ones. With the new MyUCSDHealth mobile application, patients have the ability to manage ...
9/24/2018
More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named as “Top Docs” in the 2018 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the re ...
9/20/2018
Using a bioinformatics approach, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that CD4+ T cell’s binding partner, a molecule called MHC-II, may have even more influence on e ...
 

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