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8/6/2020
San Diego 7

​Features Howard Taras, MD, and Kimberly Brouwer, PhD

8/5/2020
The National Institutes of Health will soon launch a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of potential new therapeutics for COVID-19, including the use of investigational synthe ...
8/4/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO

8/3/2020
Becker's Health IT

​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO, and Patty Maysent, CEO

8/3/2020
CNN

​Features Alessandro Sette, PhD, and Shane Crotty, PhD

8/3/2020
Nature

​Features Rob Knight, PhD

8/3/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features David Pride, MD, PhD

7/24/2020
UC San Diego Health and the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute will be sites for an accelerated national clinical trial to assess the efficacy and immunogenicity of a vaccine intende ...
7/23/2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health continues to offer potentially lifesaving treatment through cancer clinical trials.
7/9/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health have launched a clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma (CP) to prevent COV ...
5/26/2020
UC San Diego Health has deployed a mobile ECMO life support system to help sustain critically-ill patients during the pandemic.
5/21/2020
During COVID-19, UC San Diego Health expanded telehealth to provide patients with safe and convenient access to appointments with their health care providers. Video visits expanded by more than 50-fol ...
5/15/2020
The NIH has launched a major clinical trial to assess the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and antibiotic azithromycin as a treatment for COVID-19. The trial will recruit 2,000 participants at 30 sites ...
5/5/2020
Program makes COVID-19 testing available to thousands of students in effort to track the novel coronavirus and better position the campus to resume in-person activities in the fall.

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