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Mutant Protein in Muscle Linked to Neuromuscular Disorder

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Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy. In a new study published in the April 16, 2014 online issue of Neuron, a team of scientists at the...
4/16/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Breaking Bad Mitochondria

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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a mechanism that explains why people with the hepatitis C virus get liver disease and why the virus is able to persist in the body for so long.
4/15/2014 1:55 PM EDT

Splice Variants Reveal Connections Among Autism Genes

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A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in...
4/10/2014 4:20 PM EDT

For Good and Ill, Immune Response to Cancer Cuts Both Ways

The difference between an immune response that kills cancer cells and one that conversely stimulates tumor growth can be as narrow as a “double-edged sword,” report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the...
4/2/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Cancer and the Goldilocks Effect

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that too little or too much of an enzyme called SRPK1 promotes cancer by disrupting a regulatory event critical for many fundamental cellular processes, including...
3/31/2014 4:30 PM EDT

Good Vibrations: Using Light-Heated Water to Deliver Drugs

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Researchers from the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, in collaboration with materials scientists, engineers and neurobiologists, have discovered a new mechanism for using light to activate...
4/1/2014 12:20 PM EDT

Gulf War Illness Not in Veterans’ Heads But in Their Mitochondria

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated for the first time that veterans of the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War who suffer from “Gulf War illness” have impaired function of mitochondria – the energy powerhouses of cells.
3/24/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cortical Layers Disrupted During Brain Development in Autism

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy.
3/21/2014 12:15 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

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

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10/17/2013 11:00 AM EDT

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

5/14/2013 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...
4/3/2013 3:00 PM EDT

Chief of Sports Medicine Available to Discuss Kevin Ware Injury

4/2/2013 2:30 PM EDT

Experts Ready to Tackle Super Bowl Injury Questions

1/31/2013 3:00 PM EST

UCSD Cancer Expert Disagrees with Recent MD Anderson Research

Catheryn Yashar, MD, radiation oncologist at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and a pioneer in breast brachytherapy is available to offer perspective on the effectiveness of breast brachytherapy – a shorter course of radiation treatment for...
5/2/2012 12:30 PM EDT

Brachytherapy Expert Available

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UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center expert available to discuss controversial topic of breast brachytherapy.
4/10/2012 12:20 PM EDT

World AIDS Day Video with Leading Expert

In this video, Douglas Richman, MD, is professor of pathology and medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Florence Seeley Riford Chair in AIDS Research discusses the current status of HIV/AIDS research and what...
11/29/2011 8:00 AM EST

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