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Double Enzyme Hit May Explain Common Cancer Drug Side Effect


Many leukemias are caused by loss of the enzyme Pten. Some anti-leukemia treatments work by inhibiting another enzyme called Shp2. Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have now found that mice lacking both of these...
12-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Researchers Team Up with Illumina to Speed-Read Your Microbiome


University of California, San Diego School of Medicine’s Rob Knight, PhD, and his team built a microbiome analysis platform called QIIME (pronounced “chime” and short for “Quantitative Insights Into Microbial Ecology”). This software will...
7-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Establishes 4D Nucleome Research Centers and Organizational Hub at UC San Diego


Under its new 4D Nucleome Program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund has awarded three grants totaling more than $30 million over five years to multidisciplinary teams of researchers at University of California, San Diego.
5-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Online E-Cigarette Vendors Engage Customers Using Popular Internet Tools

First introduced in the United States in 2007, electronic cigarettes have risen dramatically in part because they are popularly considered safer and more socially acceptable than combustible cigarettes and because there are fewer restrictions on...
2-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fatty Liver Disease and Scarring Have Strong Genetic Component


Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that hepatic fibrosis, which involves scarring of the liver that can result in dysfunction and, in severe cases, cirrhosis and cancer, may be as much a consequence of...
1-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Joins Leading National Network Targeting Depressive Illnesses

UC San Diego Health has been designated a member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), a consortium of leading academic medical centers working to accelerate research, education and improved treatment options for people with...
30-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Top Docs” Continue to Raise the Bar at UC San Diego Health

The votes are in and more than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 41 diverse specialties, from...
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCI Renews Funding for San Diego Universities, Community Health Centers to Work Together

A collaborative program aimed at reducing the burden of cancer among Hispanic/Latinos in San Diego and Imperial counties through research and community outreach has received a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the...
28-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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