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Read recent news in neurology, neurosurgery and neurosciences.

11/15/2017
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
10/9/2017
The Medical News

​Features Mark Ginsberg, MD, and Miguel Alejandro Lopez-Ramirez, PhD

10/9/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with national collaborators, have identified a series of molecular clues to understanding the formation of cerebral cavernous malf ...
7/24/2017
10News

​Features Jeremy Rich, MD

6/12/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Naeim Bahrami, PhD

5/25/2017
KUSI

​Features Alexander Khalessi, MD

3/8/2017
Patients with drug-refractory epilepsy have a new treatment option at UC San Diego Health. Instead of traditional surgery, patients may be eligible for a novel technique that allows surgeons to target ...
12/20/2016
Forgetfulness is a part of life, a natural consequence of aging. Alzheimer's disease is not. Learn more and sign up for a free memory screening.
8/3/2016
New York Times

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

8/2/2016
Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Ho ...
6/1/2016
CBS8

​Features Bob Carter, MD, PhD

5/9/2016
ScienceDaily

​Features Clark Chen, MD, PhD, and Bob Carter, MD, PhD

5/4/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that distinct types of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults, tend to develop in different ...
3/31/2016
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of British Columbia (UBC) have determined that, in mice, age diminishes ability to regenerate axons, the brain’s co ...
3/28/2016
Writing in Nature Medicine, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, with colleagues in Japan and Wisconsin, report that ...
3/15/2016
Nurse.com

​Features Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD

1/13/2016
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have initiated a landmark, multi-center study to evaluate how the treatment of brain tumors using the NeuroBlate system, a minimally invasive, FDA-approved laser d ...
1/5/2016
The Ice Bucket Challenge has come and gone but the search for a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) goes on. Clinical neurologist John Ravits provides an update.
1/4/2016
By analyzing peer-reviewed scientific papers that examined the effectiveness of a surgical procedure, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine provide evidence suggesting ...
12/10/2015
When someone experiences a major stroke, almost two million nerve cells in the brain die each minute, emphasizing the need for rapid treatment. Stroke patients who receive life-saving interventions mo ...
11/2/2015
Susan Rooney was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor days before her daughter’s high school graduation. She joined a clinical trial testing a new drug and today the tumor is stable and under contr ...
11/2/2015
A partnership with Temecula Valley Hospital, telemedicine and an innovative surgical approach saved a mother with a blood clot in a major brain vessel treated at UC San Diego Health’s comprehensive st ...
8/25/2015
Migraines are now viewed as a progressive disease which may worsen over time. They’re also the fifth leading cause of emergency room visits in the U.S. We ask Hossein Ansari, MD, a headache specialist ...
3/6/2015
Surgeries at the new Jacobs Medical Center will have a bold, new look – a high-tech suite of operating rooms with real-time, advanced imaging technologies that are “a patient’s and surgeon’s dream.” ...
3/5/2015
April is Autism Awareness Month. The disorder affects 1 in 68 children. There is no cure but early detection and treatment can dramatically improve lives. Here are 22 early warning signs.
1/8/2015
Quick action by first responders and care at UC San Diego Health System's comprehensive stroke center saved Stefan Reisch's life after he suffered a stroke while driving.
3/4/2014
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.