February 4, 2013
University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, potentially resulting in less pain, faster recovery and fewer dislocations for patients with osteoarthritis and other forms of degenerative joint disease.
November 17, 2016
…Health will open Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty hospital, on November 20, 2016. Named in recognition of $100 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, the 10-story facility combines renowned physician-scientists and care teams, precision medicine, clinical trials and creative arts and culinary offerings to…
January 7, 2015
…of a new project entitled “Promoting Innovations in Emergency Medical Services.” Supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Health Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health & Human Services, the project will address how to better disseminate and implement innovative Emergency Medical Services…
June 25, 2014
Glaucoma specialist Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and medical director of the Hamilton Glaucoma Center at the University of California, San Diego Shiley Eye Center, has been named the inaugural holder of the Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Diseases of the Eye. The chair is one…
October 18, 2011
…and innovation in today’s operating rooms, the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego has unveiled the Center for the Future of Surgery (CFoS) ─ the largest state-of-the art facility in the nation dedicated to catalyzing novel surgical technologies, techniques and teaching methods.
June 15, 2012
In late May the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) hosted PervasiveHealth—the 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare.
August 15, 2013
Surgeons at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating a new, combined surgery technique to remove cancerous tumors from the rectum. The hybrid technique uses the body’s natural opening to remove malignancies and diseased tissue while also performing reconstruction.
May 10, 2016
A new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health is able to predict the risk of life-threatening infections up to 24 hours before they appear in severely premature or critically ill infants. Infection is the leading cause of death in this fragile patient population.
May 5, 2015
…researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used a powerful statistical tool called “design of experiments” to determine the optimal cell culture formula to grow and produce hPSCs.
July 25, 2013
…research scientist Albert Yu-Min Lin its 27th annual Nevada Medal for his work in digital exploration and science education. Lin is the youngest research scientist and the first materials scientist and engineer to receive the DRI Nevada Medal.