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Grant Gives New Breath to Patients Suffering from Severe Pulmonary Hypertension

UC San Diego Health System is a world leader in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and now with a $7.6 million grant, has helped launch the first national CTEPH registry to improve best practices and patient care.
20-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Signaling Molecule Crucial to Stem Cell Reprogramming

While investigating a rare genetic disorder, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a ubiquitous signaling molecule is crucial to cellular reprogramming, a finding with significant implications...
17-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Of Mice, Not Men

For more than a century, the laboratory mouse has stood in for humans in experiments ranging from deciphering disease and brain function to explaining social behaviors and the nature of obesity. The small rodent has proven to be an indispensable...
17-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

The Dirty Side of Soap


Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report potentially serious consequences of...
13-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Anti-Leukemia Drug May Also Work Against Ovarian Cancer


An antibody therapy already in clinical trials to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia may also prove effective against ovarian cancer – and likely other cancers as well, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of...
13-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Chemical Disguise Transforms RNAi Drug Delivery


Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have developed a way to chemically disguise RNAi drugs so that they are able to enter cells. Once inside, cellular machinery converts these disguised drug precursors — called...
12-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Bess Marcus, PhD, Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Public Health at UC San Diego


Bess Marcus, PhD, has been appointed senior associate dean for Public Health with the UC San Diego School of Medicine.
13-Nov-2014 6:55 PM EST

New Dean of Clinical Affairs and CEO for Faculty Practice at UC San Diego


Thomas Moore, MD has been named dean of Clinical Affairs and CEO for Faculty Practice at UC San Diego Health Sciences.
13-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

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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

Experts Ready to Tackle Super Bowl Injury Questions

31-Jan-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...
2-May-2012 12:30 PM EDT

Brachytherapy Expert Available


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

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