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5/10/2021
Researchers confirm effectiveness of early screening tool to identify infants with autism, prompting earlier treatment, but key is parental involvement.
5/10/2021
Using mouse model, researchers discover pivotal role of cholesterol in chronic pain often caused by chemotherapy, and propose novel therapy.
5/6/2021
Bukata is only the fourth woman in the U.S. to lead a health system’s orthopedic surgery department.
5/6/2021
UC San Diego researchers report that one kind of perceptual learning can occur in memory-impaired persons who do not actually remember what they learned.
5/4/2021
Researchers at UC San Diego have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, a key step toward eventually testing the approach in humans with the neu ...
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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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5/6/2021
San Diego 7

​Features Edward Cachay, MD

5/5/2021
Quanta Magazine

​Features Victor Nizet, MD, and Philip Gordts, PhD

5/5/2021
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Christian Dameff, MD

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