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New Bioinformatic Analysis Reveals Role of Proteins in Diabetic Kidney Disease

November 15, 2016

A new bioinformatic framework developed by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified key proteins significantly altered at the gene-expression level in biopsied tissue from patients with diabetic kidney disease, a result that may reveal new therapeutic targets.

Spotting the Earliest Signs of Type 1 Diabetic Kidney Disease

October 22, 2015

In an effort to pinpoint the earliest signs of diabetic kidney disease, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are leading a multi-institutional international effort dedicated to finding a new breed of disease indicators.

Reverse Metabolomics: New Method Finds Biomarker for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

December 5, 2023

UC San Diego scientists’ debut “reverse metabolomics,” a groundbreaking approach to advancing microbiome research. They use the technique to discover hundreds of new human molecules, and a new biomarker and therapeutic target for inflammatory bowel disease

Bioengineers Receive $12M Grant from NIH to Further Research on Building Blocks of Human Metabolism

August 20, 2018

…from the National Institutes of Health to expand the Metabolomics Workbench, a searchable, interactive repository of data for all research in the field of metabolomics—the study of the small molecules called metabolites that are found within cells and biological systems.

Urine Biomarkers Reveal Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Diabetic Kidney Disease

October 10, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease compared to healthy controls.

Countdown To Twin Astronaut’s Return - UC San Diego Readies Next Steps in Landmark Study

February 26, 2016

When astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth on March 1, half of NASA’s first-of-its-kind study of twin astronauts and long duration space flight, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and elsewhere will launch the mission’s next phase.

New Algorithm Identifies Ten Times More Naturally Occurring Antibiotics than All Previous Studies

January 22, 2018

In a paper published in Nature Microbiology on Jan. 22, a team of American and Russian computer scientists described a new algorithm that identified an order of magnitude, or roughly 10 times more, naturally occurring antibiotics all previous studies.

Pieter Dorrestein Recognized by Pharmacology Society

January 12, 2015

Pieter Dorrestein, PhD, has been selected to receive the 2015 John Jacob Abel Award in Pharmacology by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Dorrestein is a professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San…

‘You Are What You Eat,’ and Now Researchers Know Exactly What You’re Eating

July 7, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe a new method to identify all of the unidentified molecules derived from food, providing a direct way to link molecules in diet to health outcomes.

Pivotal Inflammatory Players Revealed in Diabetic Kidney Disease

April 8, 2016

In a new study, published in the online edition of the journal EBioMedicine, a multi-disciplinary team led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified key inflammatory mechanisms underlying type 1 diabetes and obesity-related kidney dysfunction.

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