Nearly 200 students representing seven University of California campuses recently gathered at UC San Diego for the University of California Programs in Medical Education (PRIME) annual statewide UC PRIME Conference, the first in-person gathering for the group since 2020.
Gyamfi-Bannerman is the first UC San Diego faculty member to serve as president of the leading medical society working toward equitable pregnancy outcomes.
Blanca Meléndrez and Amina Sheik Mohamed of the UC San Diego Center for Community Health received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for their efforts to address health equity in partnership with underserved, immigrant and refugee communities.
White blood cells known as neutrophils feature a nucleus that is structured strikingly different than most nuclei. These unique shapes permit neutrophils to travel all over the body to combat invading pathogens. Scientists have now deciphered the shapeshifting puzzle of the neutrophil nucleus.
Type 2 diabetes alters the behavior of discs in the vertebral column, making them stiffer, and also causes the discs to change shape earlier than normal. As a result, the disc’s ability to withstand pressure is compromised.
Scientists hope to advance precision medicine through the discovery of a gene variant that leads to the same phenotype in separate high-dwelling populations while taking a different evolutionary path.
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