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4/14/2021
The UC San Diego Autism Center for Excellence has received a $1.5 million gift from Kristin Farmer, founder and chief executive officer of ACES, a company that provides services to children with autis ...
4/2/2021
UC San Diego researchers found that the chemical inhibitor K777 reduces the coronavirus’ ability to infect cell lines by blocking human enzyme cathepsin L; clinical trials are underway.
4/1/2021
UC San Diego students will participate in nationwide clinical trial to assess if COVID-19 vaccination prevents infection and reduces risk of transmission.
4/1/2021
$1.1 million gift from philanthropist Ann Bedell Hunt establishes Bedell Family Endowed Medical Scholarship at UC San Diego School of Medicine in memory of her father, Omar Jaspering, and in honor of ...
3/29/2021
UC San Diego alumni make a gift of $1 million towards first-of-its-kind pediatric research. The Cathy and Richard Tryon Pediatric Facial/Psychological Trauma Research Fund will support research at UC ...
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Coronavirus Updates Media Statements: COVID-19

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff are our top priority. As the region's only academic health system, we are fully prepared to care for patients with COVID-19.

12/18/2020
The team at UC San Diego Health takes a family centered approach to treating children for burns that ensures the social, emotional and psychological needs are met for pediatric patients and their fami ...
12/1/2020
María Madrigal, receptora de riñón donante, estaba plagada de bacterias multirresistentes; un tratamiento emergente llamado terapia con bacteriófagos resultó ser el remedio.
12/1/2020
Donor kidney recipient Maria Madrigal was plagued by multidrug-resistant bacteria; an emerging treatment called phage therapy proved to be the remedy.
11/19/2020
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Convalescent therapy is a century-old approach adapted to potentially treating and preventing COVID-19 by boosting patients’ neutralizing antibodies. Edward Cachay, MD, leads a clinical trial at UC Sa ...
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4/7/2021
New York Times

​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO

4/7/2021
Bakersfield.com

​Features Lucy Horton, MD

4/6/2021
Smithsonian Magazine

​Features Joel Wertheim, PhD

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