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UC San Diego Health to Manage Emergency Services at El Centro Regional Medical Center

From comprehensive stroke care when every second counts to stitching deep cuts and evaluating flu symptoms, UC San Diego Health provides the highest quality of care when patients arrive through the emergency room doors. Now, as part of a long term...
2-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Scientists Investigate Global Hemorrhagic Fever Bacterial Disease

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An international research team, headed by Joseph Vinetz, MD, professor of medicine at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and director of the UC San Diego Center for Tropical Medicine and Travelers Health, has been awarded a...
1-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Cancer Researchers Receive NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Four University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been selected to receive the newly established National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award. The multi-million dollar awards fund new projects that have...
28-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Degenerating Neurons Respond to Gene Therapy Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor (NGF) was injected into their brains, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School...
27-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Announces Interim CEO

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Patty Maysent, MPH, MBA, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of UC San Diego Health, bringing to the role more than 25 years of exceptional executive experience in hospital leadership and health services management.
24-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$52M NIH Grant Advances Clinical and Translational Research at UC San Diego

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The Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at University of California, San Diego has received a five-year Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) for approximately $52 million from the National Center for Advancing...
18-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking Cessation Drug Not Boosting Number of Smokers Who Quit

The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which Americans age 18 and older successfully quit smoking, according to a study led by researchers at University of...
17-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newly Discovered Cells Regenerate Liver Tissue Without Forming Tumors

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The mechanisms that allow the liver to repair and regenerate itself have long been a matter of debate. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a population of liver cells that are better at...
10-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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