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Degenerating Neurons Respond to Gene Therapy Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine

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…

Even High-But-Normal Blood Pressure Elevates Stroke Risk

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.

21 Years Old and Experiencing Stroke, Condition On the Rise among Young Adults

October 28, 2022

One in every eight strokes at UC San Diego Health occur in an adult younger than 50.

UC San Diego Health Awarded Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery

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.

UC San Diego Neonatal Neurologist Awarded Grant from The Hartwell Foundation

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…

Global Innovators Convene at “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” Forum

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…

Alexander Khalessi Named President-Elect of Congress of Neurological Surgeons

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.

Looking for an Early Sign of LATE

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.

New Surgical Technique May Reverse Paralysis, Restore Use of Hand

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…

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