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Transplanting Good Bacteria to Kill Staph

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers screened 10,000 colonies of bacteria found on the epidermis to determine how many had antimicrobial properties and at what rate these are found on healthy and non-healthy skin. In a...
21-Feb-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Grant Boosts UC San Diego-Led Malaria Research Program


An international research team, led by principal investigator Elizabeth A. Winzeler, PhD, professor in the pediatric division of host-microbe systems and therapeutics at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues have...
17-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Antibiotic Effective Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Pediatric Skin Infections


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial scourge that is resistant to most common antibiotics and thus difficult to treat, particularly in children where it commonly causes complicated skin and skin structure...
16-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Analyzing Copies of Genes Offers New Treatment Possibilities for Ovarian Cancer

A team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics — an alteration that results in the loss or gain in a copy of...
14-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Survivor and Noted Physician-Scientist Sandra Horning to Receive Roth Award


Sandra Horning, MD, Chief Medical Officer and executive vice president of global development for Roche and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Duane Roth Memorial Award, which will be presented February...
14-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Leon Thal’s Enduring Leadership in AD Research


A remembrance of Leon Thal, MD, an early giant of Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment by Howard Feldman, MDCM, current director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
10-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Innovators Wanted: UC Health Hack Seeks New Ideas to Solve Critical Health Problems

Think you have an idea that will change health care but need the means to bring your innovation to fruition? Register for UC Health Hack, a two-day interdisciplinary hackathon that will bring students, physicians, researchers, industry professionals...
9-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gene Variant Identified for Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility


Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and in London and Singapore, have conducted novel whole genome sequencing of a family in which two of four...
9-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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