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Attendees of the Essential Tremor Symposium, Autumn 2012 at UC San Diego Health 

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New York Times

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Ho ...

​Features Bob Carter, MD, PhD


​Features Clark Chen, MD, PhD, and Bob Carter, MD, PhD

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that distinct types of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults, tend to develop in different ...
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of British Columbia (UBC) have determined that, in mice, age diminishes ability to regenerate axons, the brain’s co ...
Writing in Nature Medicine, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, with colleagues in Japan and Wisconsin, report that ...

​Features Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD

Medical News Today

​Features Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD


​Features Clark Chen, MD, PhD, and Bob Carter, MD, PhD

Targeted Oncology

​Features Clark Chen, MD, PhD, and Bob Carter, MD, PhD

Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have initiated a landmark, multi-center study to evaluate how the treatment of brain tumors using the NeuroBlate system, a minimally invasive, FDA-approved laser d ...
The Ice Bucket Challenge has come and gone but the search for a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) goes on. Clinical neurologist John Ravits provides an update.
By analyzing peer-reviewed scientific papers that examined the effectiveness of a surgical procedure, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine provide evidence suggesting ...
The Medical News

​Features Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD, and Alexander Khalessi, MD

When someone experiences a major stroke, almost two million nerve cells in the brain die each minute, emphasizing the need for rapid treatment. Stroke patients who receive life-saving interventions mo ...
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features UC San Diego Health

Susan Rooney was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor days before her daughter’s high school graduation. She joined a clinical trial testing a new drug and today the tumor is stable and under contr ...
A partnership with Temecula Valley Hospital, telemedicine and an innovative surgical approach saved a mother with a blood clot in a major brain vessel treated at UC San Diego Health’s comprehensive st ...
Migraines are now viewed as a progressive disease which may worsen over time. They’re also the fifth leading cause of emergency room visits in the U.S. We ask Hossein Ansari, MD, a headache specialist ...
ABC 27

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

Tumors can leverage glucose and other nutrients to resist targeted therapies directed at specific cellular molecules, according to researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ...
Using human tumor samples and mouse models, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center discovered that cancer stem cell properties are determined by ...
Using clinical data collected over the past decade through a U.S. cancer registry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine demonstrated that significant strides have ...
Surgeries at the new Jacobs Medical Center will have a bold, new look – a high-tech suite of operating rooms with real-time, advanced imaging technologies that are “a patient’s and surgeon’s dream.” ...
April is Autism Awareness Month. The disorder affects 1 in 68 children. There is no cure but early detection and treatment can dramatically improve lives. Here are 22 early warning signs.
Quick action by first responders and care at UC San Diego Health System's comprehensive stroke center saved Stefan Reisch's life after he suffered a stroke while driving.
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.
Mesa High School team physician, David Bazzo, MD, with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has implemented an educational program to teach young athletes and their families about concuss ...

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