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

12/5/2019
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved th ...
12/5/2019
UC San Diego launches new Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery. The center builds upon Roger Tsien’s legacy, delivering a new caliber of surgical precision to treat patients with tumors and disease ...
12/4/2019
UC San Diego Health named a Center of Excellence for high quality of care in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
12/2/2019
UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ...
11/26/2019
Two researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine—Pamela L. Mellon and Aleem Siddiqui—have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ...
11/21/2019
According to a new Cell study, extra DNA scooped up and copied alongside cancer-causing genes helps keep tumors going — elements that could represent new drug targets for brain tumors and other cancer ...
11/20/2019
UC San Diego researchers describe how circular extrachromosomal DNA in cancer cells boosts aggressiveness and resistance to therapies.
11/14/2019
Researchers identified non-coding regions of the human genome that control the development and function of four brain cell types and mapped genetic risk variants for psychiatric diseases. They found t ...
11/13/2019
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a diverse team of cardiologists and physicists, developed a machine learning algorithm to predict the life expectancy i ...
11/13/2019
UC San Diego researchers linked a gut bacteria toxin to worse clinical outcomes in patients with alcoholic liver disease, and discovered that treatment with bacteriophages clears the bacteria and elim ...
11/12/2019
National attention has been drawn to the plight of patients who have experienced the unintended side effects of prolonged ICU care such as memory loss and muscle weakness. Now, a research team led by ...
11/7/2019
UC San Diego Health hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla have received grades of ‘A’ for excellence in safety and quality for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report.
11/5/2019
Of the 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the US, one in 5 will be diagnosed with a painful swelling condition called lymphedema, which can occur as a consequence of lymph nodes being removed. UC ...
10/28/2019
UC San Diego Health opens a new clinic in Eastlake that offers express care and imaging capabilities with primary care opening late 2019.
10/21/2019
J. Silvio Gutkind elected to National Academy of Medicine for his contributions to the understanding of cancer signaling networks and pioneering the study of the PIK3CA-mTOR signaling circuitry in hea ...
10/17/2019
New Precision Immunotherapy Therapy clinic at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health matches patients using genetic profiling to personalized cancer treatment plans.
10/14/2019
In Fall 2019, the Center for the Future of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine expanded to address the newest surgical trends, especially those benefiting the brain and the nervous system.
10/14/2019
UC San Diego Health has enrolled its first patient to evaluate a hand-held technology to fragment kidney stones. The clinical trial will assess the safety and effectiveness of breaking up kidney stone ...
10/10/2019
The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of nove ...
10/10/2019
As UC San Diego Athletics steps up to NCAA Division I competition level, they do so with another team behind them: UC San Diego Health, now their Official Health Care Provider.