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UC San Diego Health Recognized by Vizient as 2022 Top Performer

UC San Diego Health has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Ranking by Vizient, Inc.
22-Sep-2022 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Radiation Therapy Delays Brain Cancer Regrowth, Protects Healthy Tissue

UC San Diego Health now offers a novel therapy option shown to extend the lifespan and improve quality of life for certain patients.
19-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Finds Liver Stiffness Thresholds Can Predict Disease Progression

15-Sep-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Father’s Life is Saved after Receiving Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant

After a rare disease caused organ failure, UC San Diego Heath transplant teams performed a heart, liver and kidney transplant on a patient. The surgery is a first for UC San Diego Health and a first in the nation to use three organs from a donor...
8-Sep-2022 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First in Nation: UC San Diego Health Offers Treatment for Hereditary Amyloidosis

New medication now available at UC San Diego Health allows for less frequent visits for patients, helping improve quality of life.
18-Aug-2022 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alcohol Use Can Alter Gut Microbes, but Not in the Way You Might Think

In mouse studies, UC San Diego researchers find that excess alcohol consumption alters gut microbiome but latter is not directly or significantly linked to liver disease.
11-Aug-2022 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Researchers Add Monkeypox to Wastewater Surveillance

A UC San Diego-led program that monitors wastewater for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 and which has effectively predicted subsequent surges in COVID-19 cases in San Diego has been expanded to detect the presence of monkeypox.
10-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have joined a nationwide study to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients in the United States across all...
5-Aug-2022 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health is an 808-bed medical system with hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla, as well as primary care and specialty practices located throughout Southern California. Our advanced specialty care centers, including Moores Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and Shiley Eye Institute, are known throughout the region for research-driven treatment and outstanding outcomes. Our newest hospital, Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, offers advanced care for cancer treatment, specialized surgeries, and childbirth.

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Established in 1968, University of California San Diego School of Medicine is consistently ranked among the top medical school programs in the country for primary care and research by U.S. News & World Report and among the top 10 medical schools for National Institutes of Health total funding. The school is internationally recognized as a place where discoveries are delivered — bringing breakthroughs from the research lab to patients' bedsides. Faculty members care for patients at UC San Diego Health, where primary care is available at several convenient locations throughout San Diego County and our advanced specialty care consistently ranks among the nation’s best.

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego opened in 2000 as the only public school of pharmacy in the region, and the second in California. We offer an innovative and flexible curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, taught by health sciences faculty in a program closely associated with the outstanding clinical, research and academic programs in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The Skaggs School of Pharmacy also ranks among the top pharmacy schools nationwide in research grant funding.


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