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3D Enzyme Model Provides New Tool for Anti-Inflammatory Drug Development
January 26, 2015
Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) enzymes are known to play a role in many inflammatory diseases, including asthma, arthritis and atherosclerosis. It then stands to reason that PLA2 inhibitors could represent a new class of anti-inflammatory medication. To be... (More)

Region’s First Camp for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers at UC San Diego
January 22, 2015
On Jan. 23-25, more than 15 stroke survivors and their caregivers will go on a mini-vacation in La Jolla, CA, as part of a therapeutic retreat for those whose lives have been affected – sometimes turned upside down – by stroke. The 50s-themed stroke... (More)

Pictured Together for the First Time: a Chemokine and its Receptor
January 22, 2015
Researchers at University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Bridge Institute at the University of Southern California report the first crystal structure of the cellular receptor CXCR4 bound to an ... (More)

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Rogert Knott
Roger Knott, a former Navy ship driver and volunteer on the USS Midway Museum, received a heart transplant on New Year’s Eve. It was the 54th heart transplant performed at UC San Diego Health System s ...
ICD illustration
Study finds that patients undergoing a first-time implantable cardoverter-defibrillator (ICD) procedure in the afternoon or evening or on weekends or holidays were more likely to experience adverse ev ...
elderly hands with pills
As we age, medications affect us differently – prescription and over the counter. Some drugs become less effective while others become riskier. We talk to an expert to find out what to be aware of as ...
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UC San Diego Health System In The News
Features Igor Tsigelny, PhD, and Eliezer Masliah, MD
Features Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD
Bioscience Technology
Features Eyal Raz, MD, Paul Insel, MD, Jihyung Lee, PhD, and Nicholas Webster, PhD
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Authored by Scott Lippman, MD
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