Liver Center: News and Events

12/5/2017
Xconomy

​Features Dennis Carson, MD (Emeritus), and Eyal Raz, MD

11/24/2017
Healio

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

11/14/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD

11/14/2017
Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, ...
11/8/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Michael Karin, PhD, and Shabnam Shalapour, PhD

11/8/2017
Chronic inflammation is known to drive many cancers, especially liver cancer. Researchers have long thought that’s because inflammation directly affects cancer cells, stimulating their division and pr ...
10/27/2017
We are caring for affected patients and preventing the spread of hepatitis A. “Part of being a nurse is understanding your patient’s challenges when they leave…hep A has become one of those issues,” s ...
10/25/2017
Pharma Times

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

10/23/2017
Reader's Digest

​Features Bernd Schnabl, MD

10/10/2017
GEN

​Features Bernd Schnabl, MD

10/10/2017
Approximately 10 percent of Americans take a proton pump inhibitor drug to relieve symptoms of frequent heartburn and acid reflux. That percentage can be much higher for people with chronic liver dise ...
10/9/2017
UPI

​Features Scott Lippman, MD, and Kang Zhang, MD, PhD

10/9/2017
An international team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, with colleagues at Sun Yet-sun University Cancer Center and other collaborating ...
8/28/2017
The Guardian

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

7/31/2017
San Diego Business Journal

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

7/5/2017
After 12 weeks of taking an anti-asthma drug, a subset of patients with type 2 diabetes showed a clinically significant reduction in blood glucose during a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled ...
6/26/2017
Reuters

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

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 ...
5/24/2017
Lab Manager Magazine

​Features Bernd Schnabl, MD

5/22/2017
Liver cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of mortality worldwide and approximately half of those deaths are due to alcohol abuse. Yet apart from alcohol abstinence, there are no specific treatments to ...
5/15/2017
Business Standard

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD, and Claude Sirlin, MD

5/11/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators across the nation, have determined that magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) can be an accurate, non-invasive ...
5/2/2017
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — a condition that can lead to liver cirrhosis and cancer — isn’t typically detected until well advanced. Even then, diagnosis requires a biopsy. To more easil ...
4/4/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with a cohort of clinical collaborators from across the United States, have demonstrated the impact of low and high birth weights ...
3/24/2017
Monica and Michail recently reunited with the UC San Diego Health liver transplant team to express their gratitude for the lifesaving care they received.
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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