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News and Events

Recent DRM News and Avances:

Forum Article: Adding MS Drug to Targeted Cancer Therapy May Improve Glioblastoma Outcomes See full article

Three articles related to the Alpha Stem Cell Clinic at UC San Diego were published in the June 2018 issue of Cell Stem Cell. Click Here
Congratulations to Catriona Jamieson and the Alpha Clinic team!

As of August, the Division of Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series is now CME accredited! All future events are eligible for CME Credit. Please see calendar for more detials.  

Forum Article: CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinics: Collaboratively Addressing Regenerative Medicine Challenges See full article 

Clinical Progress: A First In-Human, Phase I Study of Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury See full article 

Phase I Trial: Cirmtuzumab Inhibits ROR1 Signaling and Stemness Signatures in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia See full article 

The Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego Health Dedicated on April 25, 2018. Click Here

Events are continually added, so please check back often.

Other Health News

1/20/2021
UC San Diego study supports launch of Phase I clinical trial to test a designer DNA agent — an antisense oligonucleotide that targets a gene called IRF4 — in patients with multiple myeloma.
1/12/2021
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists, have found that certain metabolites — small molecules produced by the process of metabolism — may be predictive ...
1/10/2021
University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Sciences researchers report that starting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, before the age of 18 ...
1/7/2021
Chemicals used for vaping break down zipper-like junctions between cells in the gut, leading to chronic inflammation and potential for other health concerns.
1/5/2021
UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatme ...
12/23/2020
UC San Diego and Ludwig Cancer Research scientists describe how a phenomenon known as “chromothripsis” breaks up chromosomes, which then reassemble in ways that ultimately promote cancer cell growth.
12/21/2020
UC San Diego researchers find a distinct shift from using pharmacological poisoning to firearms in female nurses who die by suicide
12/21/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.
12/17/2020
Researchers report that hearing loss and high blood sugar are associated with poor cognitive performance among middle-aged and older Latinos.
12/14/2020
UC San Diego researchers report chemicals used for flavor in e-cigarette liquid negatively affect specialized proteins that support immune system.
12/14/2020
Researchers have identified a family of enzymes whose inhibition both protects neurons and encourages their growth, a pathway to potential new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases from Alzheimer’ ...
12/10/2020
Bernard Thurman was referred to a personalized cancer therapy trial at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, a collaboration with the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, the trial employs a pati ...
12/8/2020
UC San Diego researchers discovered that most people no longer produce the Siglec-12 protein, but some of those who do are at twice the risk for advanced cancer.
12/8/2020
UC San Diego researchers used brain organoids to identify two drug candidates that counteract the genetic deficiencies that cause Rett syndrome, a rare form of autism spectrum disorder.
12/7/2020
The California governor’s office today announced a statewide expansion to make CA Notify available to all Californians starting Thursday, December 10 in partnership with UC San Diego Health.
11/30/2020
University of California San Diego has been selected by the NIH to lead and administer an international seven-year, $28-million grant for HIV/AIDS clinical trials.
11/30/2020
UC San Diego researchers discovered that the makeup of a person’s gut microbiome is linked to their levels of active vitamin D, and revealed a new understanding of vitamin D and how it’s typically mea ...
11/24/2020
American Association for the Advancement of Science honors the contributions of UC San Diego leaders in astrophysics, research advocacy, organic chemistry, psychiatry and geophysics.
11/23/2020
Triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items, worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet.
11/23/2020
While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with an increased tendency of the blood to clot, le ...