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

2/26/2020
An international team of scientists, led by UC San Diego researchers, has developed a new, multi-sensor tool that measures subtle changes in multiple sclerosis patients, allowing physicians to more fr ...
2/26/2020
A comparison of normal and germ-free mice revealed that as much as 70 percent of a mouse’s gut chemistry is determined by its gut microbiome. Even in distant organs, such as the uterus or the brain, a ...
2/25/2020
UC San Diego professors Nissi and Ajit Varki donate more than $1 million toward studies of humankind origins.
2/25/2020
A new study at UC San Diego, published February 11, 2020, found that exposure to heatwaves during the last week of pregnancy was strongly linked to an increased risk of preterm delivery – the hotter t ...
2/24/2020
UC San Diego researchers suggest that prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may contribute to enlargement of the liver and fatty liver diseases.
2/18/2020
In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine confirmed the findings of previous pilot studies that found an association between human milk concentrations and in ...
2/14/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that abnormal levels of beta-amyloid plaques in brain predict cognitive decline and higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, but also that c ...
2/13/2020
A novel research study by UC San Diego researchers will determine whether testing stored blood drops, recorded at birth, for 1,000 different molecules and chemicals can help predict autism risk years ...
2/11/2020
UC San Diego and IBM researchers reveal a new understanding of how our microbiomes change as we age, setting the stage for future research on the role microbes play in accelerating or decelerating the ...
2/10/2020
UC San Diego researchers use 3D human gut organoids to reveal the molecular system that keeps intestinal linings sealed, demonstrate how the system breaks down and how it can be strengthened with the ...
2/6/2020
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine have defined the most detailed list of genetic fingerprints of DNA-damaging processes that drive cancer development to date.
2/6/2020
After identifying a molecular pathway that allows nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) to progress into liver cell death, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers were able to ...
2/5/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mather Institute, developed a method to enhance resilience and reduce subjective stress in residents living ...
2/3/2020
In the first national study of its size, researchers at UC San Diego have found that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. Results were published in the February edition of ...
1/29/2020
UC San Diego Health launches pilot project using drones to move medical samples, supplies and documents between Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center and the Center for Advanced Laboratory Medic ...
1/29/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues, describe a new method for delivering neural precursor cells to spinal cord injuries in rats, reducing the risk of further injury and bo ...
1/28/2020
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers created a new type of brain cancer model for glioblastoma using stem cells, CRISPR and gene sequencing.
1/24/2020
Approximately one-quarter of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them, with five to 10 percent developing an opioid use disorder or addiction. In a new study, UC San Diego rese ...
1/23/2020
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified several genetic switches, or transcription factors, that determine whether or not liver cells produce collagen — providing a new therapeutic targ ...
1/16/2020
Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika vi ...