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A consortium of 12 health systems, led by UC San Diego Health, introduces, a site where clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions th ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.

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.
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.
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.
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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​Features Robert Schooley, MD

San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Susan Little, MD

Scientific American

​Features James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)


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

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