Liver Center: News and Events

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 ...
5/8/2017
Express UK

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD, and David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, health sciences, and dean, School of Medicine

5/3/2017
Healio

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD, and David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences and dean, UC San Diego School of Medicine

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
Science Newsline

​Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD

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.
2/15/2017
Xconomy

​Features Rohit Loomba, MD

12/19/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Christopher Kane, MD

12/14/2016
GEN

​Features Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD

12/13/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that lack of two types of enzymes can lead to liver disease and cancer in mice. In human liver tumors, they found t ...
12/2/2016
10News

​Features Victor Pretorius, MBchB, Alan Hemming, MD, and Eric Adler, MD

11/30/2016
On November 4, 2016, surgeons at UC San Diego Health performed the region’s first combined heart-liver transplant (CHLT). During the 10-hour surgery, 54-year old Frank “Sonny” Taitano received a healt ...
10/11/2016
Combining multiple non-invasive measures, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine describe a novel method to quantify the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ( ...
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 ...
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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