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UC San Diego Health System Designated as Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease

The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System has been designated the 41st Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) global network.
26-Feb-2015 11:05 AM EST

Culture Clash: How Stem Cells Are Grown Affects Their Genetic Stability

Writing in the February 25 online issue of the journal PLOS ONE, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), have definitively shown for the first time that...
20-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Researchers Find Link Between Inflammation, Tissue Regeneration and Wound Repair Response

Writing in the February 25 online issue of Nature, an international team of scientists, headed by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report finding new links between inflammation and regeneration: signaling...
25-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Small Loop in Human Prion Protein Prevents Chronic Wasting Disease

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Chronic wasting disease (CWD) affects North American elk and deer, but has not been observed in humans. Using a mouse model that expresses an altered form of the normal human prion protein, researchers at University of California, San Diego School...
19-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Molecular Link between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Reveals Potential Therapy

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Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that the inflammatory molecule LTB4 promotes insulin resistance, a first step in developing type 2 diabetes. What’s more, the team found that genetically...
23-Feb-2015 12:55 PM EST

Doctorate Program Will Study Substance Abuse and Its Consequences

A new Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use has been launched by the Division of Global Public Health in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and San Diego State University’s School of Social...
18-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

Medtech Meets Cleantech: Malaria Vaccine Candidate Produced from Algae

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Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used algae as a mini-factory to produce a malaria parasite protein. The algae-produced protein, paired with an immune-boosting cocktail suitable for use in humans, generated...
18-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Autism Genes Activate During Fetal Brain Development

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Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.
18-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

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@UCSDHealth Heart Experts Available to Answer Heart Health Questions

2-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

@ 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

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21-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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

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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

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