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6/15/2017
NASA has selected Alan Hargens, PhD, professor of orthopedic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, to receive a 2017 Distinguished Public Service Medal.
6/15/2017
University of California San Diego School of Medicine has entered a five-year strategic partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnso ...
6/9/2017
Radiation therapy (RT) using high-energy particles is a common and critical component in successfully treating patients with brain tumors but it is also associated with significant adverse effects. In ...
6/7/2017
Lesions of the appendix are being over diagnosed as invasive cancer, report University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers in a paper published June 7 in the journal PLOS ONE.
6/6/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that cancer cells appear to communicate to other cancer cells, activating an internal mechanism that boosts resistance to co ...
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Health Features

N Equals One Podcast: Century-old Drug Tested in Boys with Autism

In a small clinical trial, a single dose of the century-old drug suramin produced measurable, but transient, improvements in five boys with autism spectrum disorder.

5/1/2017
We’re celebrating moms with a new brunch menu for mothers who deliver their babies at Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health. Here are some brunch suggestions to help you celebrate moms and dads ...
5/1/2017
The cancer journey doesn’t end when treatment does. Some are left with physical, emotional and lifestyle changes. UC San Diego Health experts discuss the benefits of a survivorship program when transi ...
5/1/2017
Every patient has a playlist. Here are 19 heart-healthy songs we think mellow the mood and mend the muscle.
5/1/2017
Some bacterial infections are tough to treat with oral antibiotics. An infectious disease specialist talks about the rise in antibiotic resistance and different therapies, like IV therapies, that tack ...
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In the News

6/14/2017
Medpage Today

​Features Robert Schooley, MD

6/14/2017
Smithsonian Magazine

​Features Rob Knight, PhD, and Pieter Dorrestein, PhD

6/14/2017
HealthLine

​Features Larry Goldstein, PhD

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