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Stem Cell News at UC San Diego Health

11/25/2019
KPBS

​Features Alysson Muotri, PhD

11/21/2019
According to a new Cell study, extra DNA scooped up and copied alongside cancer-causing genes helps keep tumors going — elements that could represent new drug targets for brain tumors and other cancer ...
11/18/2019
Med India

​Features Inge Holtman, PhD, Christopher Glass, MD, PhD, Nicole Coufal, MD, PhD, and Alexi Nott, PhD

11/14/2019
Researchers identified non-coding regions of the human genome that control the development and function of four brain cell types and mapped genetic risk variants for psychiatric diseases. They found t ...
10/28/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, and David Cheresh, PhD

10/28/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

10/23/2019
IFL Science

​Features Alysson Muotri, PhD

10/14/2019
Forbes

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

9/25/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Co-authored by Lawrence Goldstein, PhD

8/29/2019
Nine-month-old brains-in-a-dish and the brains of premature newborn babies generate similar electrical patterns, as captured by electroencephalogram (EEG) — the first time such brain activity has been ...
8/21/2019
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified a new therapeutic approach in mouse models that halts drug resistance and cancer progression by using an antibody that indu ...
8/13/2019
UC San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded $9 million to fund research projects using human pluripotent stem cells, CRISPR and human organoids to dissect beta cell defects and create a human cel ...
8/8/2019
The multiple sclerosis drug teriflunomide, paired with targeted cancer therapy, markedly shrinks patient-derived glioblastomas grown in mice by reaching stem cells at the tumor’s root, according to a ...
7/8/2019
UC San Diego will launch a payload of stem cell-derived human brain organoids to the International Space Station. Researchers will document how these “mini brains” organize into the beginnings of a fu ...
7/1/2019
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified chemical compounds that prevent stress-induced clumping of TDP-43 protein in ALS motor neurons grown in the lab — a starting point for new ALS th ...
5/20/2019
UC San Diego researchers discover new role for epidermal growth factor receptor in blood stem cell development, a crucial key to being able to generate them in the laboratory, and circumvent the need ...
5/9/2019
Using stem cells derived from six people, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers recapitulated retinal cells in the lab. This “eye-in-a-dish” model allowed them to identify genetic variants that ...
10/21/2016
Thirteen years ago, Natalie made a wish that inspired her parents to found the Cystinosis Research Foundation. With their support, UC San Diego researchers are now developing a stem cell-based therapy ...
3/6/2015
Time may blur, but the first quarter-century of the newly renamed Shiley Eye Institute – it celebrates that anniversary this year – remains sharply defined in its accomplishments and its focus on the ...
1/6/2015
When UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center opens in 2016, blood and marrow transplant patients will have rooms with panoramic views and leading-edge treatments such as stem cell-directed clinical transl ...