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MyUCSDHealth App Available for Download on Apple and Android Mobile Devices

Access to world class care is now easier, faster and at the fingertips of UC San Diego Health patients and loved ones. With the new MyUCSDHealth mobile application, patients have the ability to manage their health information and communicate with...
25-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Topping the Charts

More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named as “Top Docs” in the 2018 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the region to vote for much-admired colleagues.
24-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Immunotherapy Might Benefit From Previously Overlooked Immune Players

Using a bioinformatics approach, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that CD4+ T cell’s binding partner, a molecule called MHC-II, may have even more influence on emerging tumors than MHC-I, the better known...
20-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Cells Repurpose their Garbage Disposal Systems to Promote Inflammation

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have unraveled new insights into the way cells leverage G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and their cellular waste disposal systems to control inflammation. The findings,...
18-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study to Examine Possible Effects of Cannabis Compound for Common Movement Disorder

Researchers at University of California School of Medicine are preparing to launch a novel clinical trial to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET)....
18-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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When it Comes to Health Care, Can You Hack It?

On Saturday, October 6, hundreds of hackers are expected to descend upon the University of California San Diego campus to put their collaborative problem-solving capabilities to the test.
17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Drug and Antidepressants Provide Clues for Treating Fatal Brain-Eating Amoeba Infections

Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego have now identified three new molecular drug targets in Naegleria fowleri and a number of drugs that are able to inhibit the amoeba’s growth...
11-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Caspase-2 Enzyme Inhibition Shows Promise for Ameliorating Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered using mice and human clinical specimens, that caspase-2, a protein-cleaving enzyme, is a critical driver of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a chronic and...
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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University of California, San Diego Health Sciences is internationally recognized as a place where discoveries are delivered — bringing breakthroughs from the research laboratory to patients' bedsides. To fulfill its tripartite mission
of clinical care, research and education, UC San Diego Health Sciences maintains both clinical and academic entities.

The clinical enterprise, UC San Diego Health, is the region's only academic health system, ranked No. 1 in San Diego for six consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Its major facilities include UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and Jacobs Medical Center (opening in 2016), all in La Jolla, as well as other primary and specialty practices located throughout Southern California. For more information, visit health.ucsd.edu.

The academic enterprise consists of two professional schools, in medicine and pharmaceutical sciences. Established in 1968, UC San Diego School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s best medical schools, consistently ranked
among the top research-intensive programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, founded in 2002, is the second public school of pharmacy in California and has more than 30 drug discovery laboratories. The two professional schools currently rank sixth in the nation in total National Institutes of Health funding. As part of the 10-campus University of California system, UC San Diego, founded in
1960, is renowned for collaborative, cross-disciplinary research that transcends traditional boundaries in science, engineering and the humanities. For more information, visit healthsciences.ucsd.edu.

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