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Researchers Produce First Comprehensive Genomic Map of Head and Neck Cancers
January 29, 2015
A team that includes scores of researchers from across the country representing dozens of universities and medical institutions has produced the most comprehensive integrative analysis yet of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs), a partic... (More)

UC San Diego, UC San Francisco Launch New Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative
January 29, 2015
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco, with support from a diverse team of collaborators, have launched an ambitious new project – dubbed the Cancer Cell Map Initiativ... (More)

Friedmann Named 2015 Japan Prize Winner
January 28, 2015
Theodore Friedmann, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine was named today one of three recipients of the 2015 Japan Prize, a prestigious international award honoring laureates whose “... (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 ...
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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 ...
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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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