Discoveries Magazine​

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2019 Issue

Discoveries is the annual magazine of UC San Diego Health Sciences, reflecting our vision to create a healthier world – one life at a time – through new sciences, new medicine and new cures.

“Now, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and resume doing what we do best: teach new generations of doctors, provide leading-edge, compassionate care to patients and develop the science and tools that make both things possible.”
- David A. Brenner, MD, Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences

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Featured Articles

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The Problem of Pain

Two epidemics — chronic pain and opioid abuse — have created crises for patients, families, doctors, health systems and entire communities. How do we address one without worsening the other?

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Spurred Degree

For most people, becoming a medical doctor seems like a sufficiently challenging aspiration. Likewise, getting a doctorate. For a few, the goal is two.

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Bac to the Future

Bacteria represent the oldest life on Earth, and in their antibiotic-resistant form, one of the newest and most worrisome threats to human life.

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