Liver Center: News and Events

7/5/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Kristin Mekeel, MD

5/27/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Paul Mills, PhD

5/16/2019
KPBS

​Cites research by Paul Mills, PhD

5/14/2019
Slash Gear

​Features Paul Mills, PhD

5/14/2019
Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
4/18/2019
Scientific American

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD

4/16/2019
KUSI

​Features Gabriel Schnickel, MD

4/11/2019
Treatment with a choline kinase inhibitor prompts immune cells to clear away damaged mitochondria, thus reducing NLRP3 inflammasome activation and preventing inflammation.
4/1/2019
ScienceDaily

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

3/29/2019
In a study of people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and their twins and other close relatives, UC San Diego researchers were able to diagnose liver cirrhosis simply by analyzing a person’s stoo ...
3/13/2019
New preclinical data from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center offers proof-of-principle for a combination immunotherapy that suppresses tumor growth in the l ...
2/4/2019
Today

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD

1/22/2019
New York Times

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD

1/22/2019
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in signi ...
12/11/2018
Reuters

​Features Veeral Ajmera, MD

12/4/2018
Parade

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

11/5/2018
ScienceDaily

​Features Veeral Ajmera, MD

11/1/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Kaiser Permanente have discovered that mothers who breastfed a child or children for six months or more are at lower risk for d ...
9/17/2018
ScienceDaily

​Features Michael Karin, PhD, Juyoun Kim, PhD, and Rohit Loomba, MD

9/13/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered using mice and human clinical specimens, that caspase-2, a protein-cleaving enzyme, is a critical driver of non-alc ...
6/29/2018
Acetaminophen causes more cases of acute liver injury than any other. Jeffrey Yin, PharmD, pharmacist at UC San Diego Health, explains the dangers of this common pain reliever and how to avoid uninten ...
6/6/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine discovered that they can block inflammation in mice with a naturally occurring antibody that binds oxidized phospholipids (OxPL), m ...
3/8/2018
In clinical trial, treatment significantly reduced liver fat in NAFLD and NASH patients, offering possible new treatment for conditions that currently lack medical remedies.
2/7/2018
Treating obese mice with catestatin (CST), a peptide naturally occurring in the body, showed significant improvement in glucose and insulin tolerance and reduced body weight, report University of Cali ...
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 ...
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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