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9/17/2020
A consortium of 12 health systems, led by UC San Diego Health, introduces COVID19questions.org, a site where clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions th ...
9/16/2020
Early detection and intervention stanched the first known introductions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus into North America and Europe, validating the effectiveness of quick, comprehensive testing and contact ...
9/15/2020
UC San Diego Health is the first hospital on the West Coast to perform heart transplant surgery from a donor after circulatory death using a new portable organ care system. The investigational procedu ...
9/15/2020
UC San Diego researchers discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 virus can’t grab hold of cell receptor ACE2 without a carbohydrate called heparan sulfate, which is also found on lung cell surfaces — disruptin ...
9/14/2020
UC San Diego Health continues to expand health care services by opening a new clinic located at 6030 Village Way in Pacific Highlands Ranch. The clinic offers primary care and women’s health services.
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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.

9/17/2020
As the pandemic converges with flu season, no one is fully prepared to predict what will happen—only that preparation should include getting your flu shot.
8/27/2020
Childhood friends Jillian and Ian shared a rare disease that required different treatments at UC San Diego Health. After 15 years, they never expected they’d see each other again in a hospital.
8/13/2020
Surgeons at UC San Diego Health were the first in California to use a new flexible robotic system for operations in two highly intricate areas of the body.
6/25/2020
How three students from the first graduating class of the UC San Diego Wertheim School of Public Health plan to inspire change in the field.
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In the News

9/17/2020
10News

​Features Robert Schooley, MD

9/17/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Susan Little, MD

9/16/2020
Scientific American

​Features James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

9/15/2020
GEN

​Features Jeffrey Esko, PhD, Thomas Mandel Clausen, PhD, and Daniel Sandoval, postdoc researcher

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