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Liver Center: News and Events

8/23/2016
Medical News today

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

8/19/2016
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that a form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that non-invasively measures fat density in the liver corresponds wi ...
8/2/2016
FOX News

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD

5/25/2016
MedPage Today

​Features Tarek Hassanein, MD, and David Wyles, MD

5/23/2016
The Medical News

​Features David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, Health Sciences and dean, School of Medicine, and Peter Ernst, DVM, PhD

5/23/2016
Drug Discovery and Development

​Features Michael Karin, PhD

5/23/2016
Bay Area Reporter

​Features Natasha Martin, DPhil

5/19/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have discovered that high levels of the protein p62 in human liver samples a ...
5/16/2016
World Pharma News

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD, and Claude Sirlin, MD

5/12/2016
A diabetes medication described in some studies as an effective treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) works no better than a placebo, report researchers at University of California Sa ...
5/3/2016
NBC DFW

​Features Alan Hemming, MD

4/5/2016
In a paper published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine conducted a prospective study of 100 patients (56 percent women) ...
3/15/2016
Drug Discovery News

​Features Tatiana Kisseleva, MD, PhD

3/7/2016
KPBS

​Features Alan Hemming, MD

3/1/2016
Nationally, more than 15,000 patients are waiting for a liver transplant. Approximately 6,300 persons each year will receive a new liver; 1,400 die waiting. In California, one in four listed for liver ...
2/29/2016
Rising above Interstate 5 on the east campus of University of California, San Diego, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI), a five-sided polygon of glass, steel and ...
2/22/2016
Forbes

​Features Shu Chien, MD, PhD

2/15/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD, David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, Health Sciences and dean, School of Medicine, and Ariel Feldstein, MD

2/10/2016
Scientific American

​Features Bernd Schnabl, MD

2/10/2016
Alcohol itself can directly damage liver cells. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report evidence that alcohol is also harmful to the liver for a second reason ...
2/8/2016
Roughly one-quarter of all Americans – an estimated 100 million adults and children – have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a chronic condition that can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and li ...
1/14/2016
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Samsara Sciences, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Organovo Holdings, Inc., have entered into an agreement focused on the de ...
1/11/2016
UC San Diego Health and Sharp HealthCare have formed a joint program to enhance liver transplantation service¬¬s in San Diego by combining resources, collaborating on research and expanding specialize ...
6/27/2014
Ever have that feeling you're not alone? You're not. Trillions of microbes reside within your intestinal tract, for good and ill. UC San Diego scientists and physicians are discovering new ways to emp ...
12/10/2013
To create a better patient experience for people with chronic disease, UC San Diego Health System has implemented shared medical appointments, a pilot program to increase access to physicians and aid ...

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