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UC San Diego, UC San Francisco Launch New Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative


Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco, with support from a diverse team of collaborators, have launched an ambitious new project – dubbed the Cancer Cell Map...
29-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Friedmann Named 2015 Japan Prize Winner


Theodore Friedmann, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine was named today one of three recipients of the 2015 Japan Prize, a prestigious international award honoring laureates whose...
20-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

3D Enzyme Model Provides New Tool for Anti-Inflammatory Drug Development


To better understand PLA2 enzymes and help drive therapeutic drug development, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine developed 3D computer models that show exactly how two PLA2 enzymes extract their substrates from...
21-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Region’s First Camp for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers at UC San Diego


On Jan. 23-25, more than 15 stroke survivors and their caregivers will go on a mini-vacation in La Jolla, CA, as part of a therapeutic retreat for those whose lives have been affected – sometimes turned upside down – by stroke. The 50s-themed...
22-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST

Pictured Together for the First Time: A Chemokine and Its Receptor


Researchers at University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Bridge Institute at the University of Southern California report the first crystal structure of the cellular receptor CXCR4 bound to an...
22-Jan-2015 2:35 PM EST

Enzymes Believed to Promote Cancer Actually Suppress Tumors

Upending decades-old dogma, a team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say enzymes long categorized as promoting cancer are, in fact, tumor suppressors and that current clinical efforts to develop...
20-Jan-2015 2:30 PM EST

New Cellular Pathway Triggering Allergic Asthma Response Identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators in Korea and Scotland, have identified a novel signaling pathway critical to the immune response of cells associated with the initiation of allergic...
14-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Century-Old Drug Reverses Autism-Like Symptoms in Fragile X Mouse Model

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine previously reported that a drug used for almost a century to treat trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, reversed environmental autism-like symptoms in mice. Now, a new study published in this week’s...
15-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

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@ UCSDHealth Tobacco Expert Available to Discuss Calif. Report on Health Risks of #E-Cigarettes

28-Jan-2015 7:00 PM EST

@ UCSDHealth Male Fertility Expert Available to Discuss JAMA Findings on IVF

21-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Safe and Effective Approaches for Weight Loss in New Year

12-Jan-2015 2:20 PM EST

UCSD Expert Available to Discuss New IBD Treatment Options


21-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

@UCSDHealth Cardiologist Available to Discuss Former President's Artery Blockage


17-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

UCSD Moores Cancer Center Experts Available to Speak About Angelina Jolie's Recent Surgery

14-May-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Incontinence, Prolapse

Many women suffer needlessly from urinary incontinence, uterine prolapse or vaginal wall prolapse. Dr. Nager believes that female urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse are very treatable conditions. U.S. News & World Report has named Dr. Nager...
3-Apr-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Chief of Sports Medicine Available to Discuss Kevin Ware Injury

2-Apr-2013 2:30 PM EDT

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