Ethiopians have lived at high altitudes for thousands of years, providing a natural experiment for studying human adaptations to low oxygen, a condition known as hypoxia. One factor that may enable Ethiopians to tolerate high altitudes and hypoxia...
31-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated a direct connection between two signaling proteins and liver fibrosis, a scarring process underlying chronic liver disease, the 12th leading cause of death...
29-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have established the safety and dosing of a new drug for treating blood cancers.
27-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT
UC San Diego Health, with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has entered into a multi-year affiliation agreement with La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJI) designed to deepen existing collaborative...
27-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT
A new study by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reveals a protein’s critical – and previously unknown -- role in the development and progression of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a fast-growing and extremely...
23-Jul-2015 2:30 PM EDT
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences has awarded James McKerrow, MD, PhD, director of the UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a 2015 New Therapeutic Uses Award to test a chronic pain drug...
22-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Tapping the potential of metabolomics, an emerging field focused on the chemical processes of metabolism, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new and pivotal player in diabetic kidney disease.
22-Jul-2015 7:00 AM EDT
Researchers at the University of California, School of Medicine found a new combination that effectively treats hepatitis C (HCV) patients co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV).
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