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3/5/2021
In a study published in the March 5, 2021 online edition of Cerebral Cortex, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that specific regions of the brain resp ...
3/3/2021
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers develop an automated process to test city sewage for SARS-CoV-2, allowing them to forecast the region’s COVID-19 caseload one to two weeks ahead of clinical ...
3/2/2021
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and elsewhere have identified a new drug that could prevent AD by modulating, rather than inhibiting, a key enzyme involved in forming amyloid plaques.
3/2/2021
Researchers at UC San Diego Health see a possible way to detect heart disease through the eye.
3/1/2021
A repurposed drug used to treat arthritis did not significantly improve the outcomes of patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia. Tocilizumab did not significantly improve clinical status or mortality ...
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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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3/4/2021
The Atlantic

​Features David Pride, MD, PhD

3/4/2021
Men's Health

​Features Susan Hopkins, MD, PhD

3/4/2021
Psychology Today

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

3/4/2021
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Pascal Gagneaux, PhD

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