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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 ...
8/13/2019
UC San Diego researchers discovered that removing a single enzyme in mice dramatically boosts survival from sepsis, an often fatal over-reaction of the immune system to infection. The finding provides ...
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 ...
8/7/2019
In a Phase III clinical trial, the drug volanesorsen significantly reduced blood fat (triglyceride) levels in participants with a rare disease called familial chylomicronemia syndrome; finding could a ...
8/7/2019
The heart transplant program at UC San Diego Health has demonstrated the best one-year survival rate for patients in the United States among health care providers with a volume of more than 50 heart t ...
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Health Features

N Equals One Podcast: Personalized Cancer Vaccines?

Tamara Strauss, the first patient to enroll in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial at Moores Cancer Center to test a personalized cancer vaccine, talks to her oncologist, Ezra Cohen, MD, and researcher Stephen Schoenberger, PhD.

8/9/2019
Breaking news headlines about school shootings and other tragic events have become a gut-wrenching reality. With news now easily accessible on a variety of platforms, a team of experts provides tips t ...
6/27/2019
Diverticulitis can cause mild to severe abdominal pain. Good nutrition and an active lifestyle can keep the condition under control. We share advice from a gastroenterologist and a summer- and gut-fri ...
6/27/2019
As a rock climber himself, Jason Hooper, UC San Diego Health physical therapist, enjoys using specialized equipment to help injured climbers regain their strength and safely get back to the sport they ...
6/27/2019
A UC San Diego pharmacy faculty member and practicing pharmacist gives basic advice for consumers on choosing oral hygiene products such as toothbrushes, toothpastes, rinses and mouthwash and more.
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In the News

8/15/2019
KUSI

​Features Maike Sander, MD, Kyle Gaulton, PhD, and Wenxian Fu, PhD

8/15/2019
KUSI

​Features Mark Sawyer, MD

8/15/2019
San Diego Business Journal

​Features Lisa Moore, telehealth program director

8/14/2019
Medpage Today

​Features William Mobley, MD, PhD, and Sunny Smith, MD

8/14/2019
Medpage Today

​Features William Mobley, MD, PhD, David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, health sciences, and Sunny Smith, MD

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