August 27, 2015
Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor (NGF) was injected into their brains, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the current issue of JAMA Neurology.
October 21, 2013
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers Joseph G. Gleeson, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of neurosciences and pediatrics, and Richard D. Kolodner, PhD, professor of medicine and Ludwig Cancer Research scientist, have been named new members of the Institute of Medicine, considered among the…
September 28, 2011
People with prehypertension have a 55 percent higher risk of experiencing a future stroke than people without prehypertension, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a new meta-analysis of scientific literature published in the September 28 online issue of the journal Neurology.
October 28, 2022
One in every eight strokes at UC San Diego Health occur in an adult younger than 50.
November 7, 2022
UC San Diego Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery by meeting or exceeding the highest level of national performance standards.
June 11, 2014
MJ Harbert, MD, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has been named a recipient of an Individual Biomedical Research Award by The Hartwell Foundation for her project “Brain Activity During Birth for Prediction of Newborns at Risk for…
September 26, 2013
…Publishing the Frontiers of Neurology The future of neurology and brain mapping In addition, the event will include a day at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technologies (Calit2), as well as behind-the-scenes tours at Scripps Oceanography, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Sanford Consortium, The Scripps Research Institute, and…
October 12, 2022
Alexander A. Khalessi, MD, MBA, chair of neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health, has been chosen as 2023 president-elect of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
December 15, 2022
Researchers at UC San Diego provide new insights into the pathology of limbic predominate age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, which mimics Alzheimer’s, making it very difficult to identify in living patients.
June 15, 2012
Justin M. Brown, MD, reconstructive neurosurgeon at UC San Diego Health System, is one of only a few specialists in the world who have pioneered a novel technique to restore hand function in patients with spinal cord injury. In a delicate four-hour procedure, Brown splices together tiny nerve endings, only…