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1/25/2021
University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers report that intermittent fasting reduced breast cancer risk in obese mice.
1/20/2021
UC San Diego study supports launch of Phase I clinical trial to test a designer DNA agent — an antisense oligonucleotide that targets a gene called IRF4 — in patients with multiple myeloma.
1/12/2021
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists, have found that certain metabolites — small molecules produced by the process of metabolism — may be predictive ...
1/10/2021
University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Sciences researchers report that starting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, before the age of 18 ...
1/7/2021
Chemicals used for vaping break down zipper-like junctions between cells in the gut, leading to chronic inflammation and potential for other health concerns.
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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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In the News

1/21/2021
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO, and Davey Smith, MD

1/20/2021
FierceBiotech

​Features Leslie Crews, PhD, and Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

1/20/2021
Wired

​Features John Pierce, PhD (Emeritus)

1/20/2021
Forbes

​Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

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