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New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health

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Catherine M. Robertson, MD, has been named chief of Sports Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Robertson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip, will further enhance UC San Diego...
18-Jan-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Your Brain Remembers What You Had for Dinner Last Night

Confirming earlier computational models, researchers at University of California San Diego and UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Arizona and Louisiana, report that episodic memories are encoded in the hippocampus of the human brain...
17-Jan-2018 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health Affiliation Expands Cancer Services in Coachella Valley

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UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health signed a five-year affiliation agreement to expand cancer services for residents of Coachella Valley. Starting in January 2018, as a member of the UC San Diego Health Cancer Network, patients of Eisenhower...
11-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Map Druggable Genomic Targets in Evolving Malaria Parasite

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues across the country and around the world, have used whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in 262 parasite cell...
8-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Polygenic Hazard Score Predicts When Men Develop Prostate Cancer

An international team, led by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer, a disease that kills more than 26,000...
11-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Receives Certification for Second Comprehensive Stroke Center

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Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existing accreditation at UC San Diego Medical Center in...
8-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Molecular Mapping Made Easy

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Every day, every inch of skin on your body comes into contact with thousands of molecules — from food, cosmetics, sweat, the microbes that call your skin home. Now researchers can create interactive 3D maps that show where each molecule lingers on...
18-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Medications Alone Don’t Help Smokers Quit

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Pharmaceutical interventions are routinely prescribed to help people quit smoking. However, a new study by University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers suggests that, despite promising results in clinical trials, smoking...
20-Dec-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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