UC San Diego Health Sciences in the News

1/14/2019
An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to take risks, as r ...
1/14/2019
For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego have used rapid 3D printing technologies to create a spinal cord, then successfully implanted that scaffolding, loaded with neural ...
1/10/2019
UC San Diego Health opens a state-of-the-art unit to treat seniors requiring emergency health care. The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla is the first in Calif ...
1/9/2019
As the San Diego Seals open their inaugural season, the professional box lacrosse team has selected UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, as its Official Health Care Provider.
1/8/2019
In a new study using a mouse model, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest that long-term postpartum weight gain may be due not so much to retained fat as to repr ...
1/8/2019
FDA approves first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy to treat resistant bacterial infections.
1/3/2019
UC San Diego researchers have found a stem cell enzyme copy edits more than 20 tumor types, providing new therapeutic target for preventing cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy and radiation.
12/26/2018
Some dermal fibroblasts can convert into fat cells that reside under the dermis, giving skin a youthful look and producing peptides that fight infections. University of California San Diego School of ...
12/18/2018
After living with debilitating phantom leg pain for 18 years, Raul Silva is excited about a new dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation device that erased his pain during a testing phase at UC San Dieg ...
12/18/2018
Moderate to severe loneliness can persist across adult lifespans, but UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found it is particularly acute in three age periods: late-20s, mid-50s and late-80s. W ...
12/12/2018
UC San Diego researchers join national effort to better understand human immune system as part of new Allen Institute of Immunology.
12/7/2018
David Cheresh, Distinguished Professor at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, received $4.2 million National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research ...
12/6/2018
Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.
12/6/2018
Researchers spent two years testing chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit the malaria parasite at an earlier stage in its lifecycle than most current drugs, revealing a new set of chemical s ...
12/5/2018
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers engineered sensors to detect and measure the metastatic potential of single cancer cells. Metastasis is attributed as the leading caus ...
12/4/2018
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. The award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors that a U.S. hospital can receiv ...
12/4/2018
In lab and mouse experiments, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers developed a method to leverage B cells to manufacture and secrete tumor-suppressing microRNAs.
12/3/2018
Following the FDA’s approval of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies for the treatment of certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphomas, UC San Diego Health was the first medical center in San Di ...
12/3/2018
A randomized clinical trial involving 97 medical centers in 20 countries, including Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, found that treating patients with head and neck cancer with the immunot ...
12/3/2018
New UC San Diego campaign promotes sexual health and has a quick test to prove it. “Good to Go” offers combined testing for HIV and five sexually transmitted diseases, providing some results in as lit ...
11/29/2018
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health launched the Pancreatic Cancer Prevention and Screening Clinic in an attempt to reduce the number of people who develop the disease and improve survival for ...
11/28/2018
High-tech surgical suites allow doctors to scan patients without either leaving the operating room.
11/27/2018
Researchers find that specific complex breast milk sugars sometimes inhibit, sometimes promote gastrointestinal infections and response.
11/26/2018
Differential brain responses to speech in toddlers with autism and poor language development associated with widespread gene expression activity in blood leukocyte cells.
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 ...
 

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