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DrugCell: New Experimental AI Platform Matches Tumor to Best Drug Combo

UC San Diego researchers use experimental artificial intelligence system called DrugCell to predict the best approach to treating cancer.
22-Oct-2020 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Is Spirituality a Component of Wisdom?

In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a seventh component of wisdom: spirituality.
22-Oct-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Protein that Keeps Immune System from Freaking Out Could Form Basis for New Therapeutics

Treatment with a peptide that mimics the naturally occurring protein GIV prevents immune overreaction and supports a mechanism critical for survival in mouse models of sepsis and colitis, according to a UC San Diego study.
14-Oct-2020 5:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards UC San Diego Researchers $14.3 Million to Continue 4D Nucleome Research

Diverse teams across University of California San Diego, with collaborators elsewhere, have received two 5-year grants totaling $14.3 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund to continue their work as a 4D Nucleome Research...
13-Oct-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Studies Find Even Minimal Physical Activity Measurably Boosts Health

Two research teams at UC San Diego School of Medicine sought to understand sedentary lifestyles, with one study finding that even light physical activity, including just standing, can benefit health, and the other that Americans are sitting too much.
12-Oct-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Older Adults Using Cannabis to Treat Common Health Conditions

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression.
7-Oct-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD, Named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology

J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Pharmacology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
6-Oct-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Personalized Cancer Therapy Improves Outcomes in Advanced Disease, Says Study

Patients receiving care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health had better outcomes if they received personalized cancer therapy.
2-Oct-2020 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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