News and Events

Recent DRM News and Avances:

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

2/20/2019
UC San Diego Health is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated, 18-month training program for health care providers to ...
2/19/2019
Mining a large database of adverse reactions to medications, UC San Diego researchers found that people who took proton pump inhibitors (e.g., Prilosec, Nexium) for heartburn and acid reflux were more ...
2/15/2019
The Next Generation Precision Oncology Symposium, a novel meeting of industry and academic leaders in cancer science and medicine, will be held February 21, 2019 at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.
2/14/2019
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that persons with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, but that there was considerable ...
2/13/2019
In a randomized, controlled pilot trial published February 13, 2019 in PLOS ONE, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that participants pre-treated with noninvasive vagus nerve stimulatio ...
2/12/2019
In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, though the impact of mild ...
2/11/2019
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego Health is the only one in the region to provide a multi-disciplinary team with extensive knowledge in congenital heart disease and help patie ...
2/11/2019
Using HIV genetic data, researchers discovered that transgender women in Los Angeles are at higher risk of being in an HIV transmission network than men who have sex with men. In addition, cisgender m ...
2/8/2019
University of California San Diego, in a collaborative agreement with Leica Microsystems, Inc., hosted a signing ceremony to inaugurate a new Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence on the School of M ...
2/7/2019
UC San Diego Health performed its 4,000th pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a lifesaving surgery to clear the lung’s arteries of scar-like tissue that robs patients of their ability to breathe.
2/5/2019
To make it easier for patients to receive world-class cancer care, UC San Diego Health has added a new multidisciplinary cancer clinic in Hillcrest and expanded its infusion center for both oncology p ...
2/5/2019
Using a leading-edge technique, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers defined the cell types in both newborn and adult human testes and identified biomarkers for spermatogonial stem cells, openi ...
2/4/2019
Researchers at UC San Diego and Arizona State University have received $1.7 million in funding from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to launch a multi-year effort to identify bl ...
1/30/2019
In a study published January 17, 2019 in Translational Psychiatry, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine describe how, in a novel mouse model, epigenetic regulation nega ...
1/24/2019
Using induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons from Alzheimer’s patients, UC San Diego researchers say cholesteryl esters — the storage product for excess cholesterol within cells — act as regula ...
1/24/2019
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that autopsies of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when they were alive — and confirmed by autopsy — indicate man ...
1/22/2019
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in signi ...
1/21/2019
Early adult general cognitive ability is a stronger predictor of cognitive function and reserve later in life than other factors, such as higher education, occupational complexity or engaging in late- ...
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 ...