Highlights Archive

April 2018
What's Living In You?

More Than Half Your Body is Not Human

How Are the Bacteria in Our Guts Related to Each Other? New Technique Provides Insight

Mother's Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child's IQ

Skin-to-Skin to Breastfeeding: Jacobs Medical Center Receives Baby Friendly Designation
​March 2018
What Do Spacecraft, Newborns and Endangered Shellfish Have in Common?​

Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cells Amplify Allergic Asthma Responses
February 2018
Children Affected by Prenatal Drinking More Numerous than Previously Estimated
January 2018
The Milk Moonshot- Lars Bode

8 Reasons Parents Don't Vaccinate (And Why They Should)

These Advances in DNA Research Could Change Crime-Fighting Forever
December 2017
UC San Diego Researcher Named Semi-Finalist for Women's Safety XPRIZE
November 2017
A Steady Increase in Women Leading the Biggest Research Grants
October 2017

Genetic Adaptations to Life at High Altitude

Transplanted Hematopoietic Stem Cells Reverse Damage Caused by Neuromuscular Disorder
August 2017
Help UC San Diego Scientists Study Link between Body Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

Novel Stem Cell-Derived Model Created of Inflammatory Neurological Disorder

Mapping the Human Microbiome

Single Strep Bacteria Protein Sets Off White Blood Cell's Early Warning System

UC San Diego Scientists Invent New Tool for the Synthetic Biologist's Toolbox

Can I Test the Health of My Gut Microbiota?

From ancient tribes to modern civilization, what do our microbiomes say about us?

Are Dogs Probiotic?
May 2017
Hospital bacteria move from staff to patients

Breast milk donor bank to debut in San Diego

Paediatrics: Are human milk oligosaccharides the magic bullet for necrotizing enterocolitis?

How Breast Milk May Help Babies Fight Off A Deadly Infection
April 2017
The Human Impact of Machine Learning in Medical Diagnostics & More

In Four Related Papers, Researchers Describe New and Improved Tools for Stem Cell Research

Birth Weight is Risk Factor for Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Chancellor's Associates Faculty Excellence Awards Winner in Pediatrics
March 2017

What Does Congenital Zika Syndrome Look Like?

A Dose of Research

With tweaks, brains in a dish may yield clear clues to autism

Iron Deficiency in Infancy Can Lead to Risky Behaviors in Adolescence

Why I Stayed on My Anti-Anxiety Meds During My Pregnancy

Researchers Create Model of Anorexia Nervosa Using Stem Cells

"Match Day" at UCSD

Risk for Anorexia Could Be Genetic: Study

Mother's Milk Bank Drive a Huge Success

​February 2017

UC San Diego Researcher to Study Most Effective Treatment for Kawasaki Disease

Snapshots of Life: Picturing the Developing Windpipe

Potential New Drug Class Hits Multiple Cancer Cell Targets, Boosting Efficacy and Safety

January 2017

Patients with type 1 diabetes may need to check ketones more often

Unraveling a Human Mystery - a $10.5 Million Dollar Donation

Teaching Computers to Recognize Sick Guts—Machine Learning and The Microbiome

Unraveling the Complexity of Mother’s Milk

​San Diego-Based Illumina Says The $100 Genome Is Only A Few Years Away

Mini-brains made from teeth help reveal what makes us sociable

Check out the December 2016/January 2017 Peds E-Newsletter here!

December 2016
8 Things We Learned About Human Nature in 2016

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

​Advances in pediatric inflammatory skin disease

PSA to Surfers: Protect Yourself from Superbugs
November 2016
​What molecules you leave on your phone reveal about your lifestyle

Our perpetually vigilant internal guardian

Andeans with Altitude Sickness Produce Massive Amounts of Red Blood Cells
October 2016

Let Researchers Try New Paths

UC San Diego School of Medicine Researchers Receive $5 Million in Type 1 Diabetes Grants

Zika Virus Infection Alters Human and Viral RNA

A Human (And Humane) Quest To Find Therapies For Autism Disorders

Dog Fecal Matter Microbiome Predicts Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease

​MicroRNA Specifically Kills Cancer Cells with Common Mutation

​September 2016
Biocom Life Science Catalyst Winners Named
April 2015
​Dr. Rob Knight Receives the Prestigious Massry Prize