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8/5/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report successfully implanting specialized grafts of neural stem cells directly into spinal cord injuries in mice, then documenting how the grafts grew a ...
8/5/2020
The National Institutes of Health will soon launch a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of potential new therapeutics for COVID-19, including the use of investigational synthe ...
8/4/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that sleep may help people to learn continuously through their lifetime by encoding new memories and protecting old ones.
8/3/2020
UC San Diego researchers discovered that people with an inactive RNA-editing enzyme respond better to cancer immunotherapy, and inhibitors of the enzyme help mice with difficult-to-treat cancers live ...
7/30/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that an investigational drug candidate called tipifarnib showed promise in treating key recurring mutation in head and ne ...
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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.

6/25/2020
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.
5/22/2020
The Center for Pain Medicine at UC San Diego Health was the first in Southern California to offer new “burst” spinal cord stimulation dosing platform to address some types of physical and psychologica ...
5/20/2020
Spurred by concern for seniors in San Diego, Parag Agnihotri, MD, gathered a team of nursing students to begin checking on high-risk patients sheltering at home by performing wellness checks over the ...
4/29/2020
For San Diegans struggling with hoarding disorder, one-of-a-kind CREST clinic provides hope; COVID-19 puts it at risk.
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7/30/2020
CNN

​Features Ruben Abagyan, PhD

7/29/2020
The Medical News

​Features Bing Ren, PhD, Gene Yeo, PhD, David Gorkin, PhD, and Eric Van Nostrand, PhD

7/29/2020
Nature

​Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

7/29/2020
WMC Action News

​Features Stephanie Cherqui, PhD

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