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Longer, Intense Rehabilitation Boosts Recovery after Brain Injury

February 22, 2016

Cognitive and functional recovery after a stroke or traumatic injury requires intense rehabilitative therapy to help the brain repair and restructure itself. New findings by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that not only is rehabilitation vital but that a longer, even more intense period…

UC San Diego Health Named Dementia Research Center of Excellence

April 3, 2018

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), announced today that UC San Diego Health has been named a LBDA Research Centers of Excellence (RCOE), a partnership of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers across the United States. LBDA is a leading advocacy group dedicated to raising awareness and advancing research and…

Study to Examine Possible Effects of Cannabis Compound for Common Movement Disorder

September 18, 2018

Researchers at University of California School of Medicine are preparing to launch a novel clinical trial to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET). Currently, ET is treated using repurposed medications originally developed for high blood pressure or…

Paying It Forward, the Ong Family Gives $2M Gift to the UC San Diego School of Medicine

August 18, 2020

Inspired by a commitment to ‘paying it forward,’ the Ong Family has made a gift of $2 million to support the educational needs and priorities of UC San Diego’s School of Medicine.

New High for Migraine Treatment? Trial Looks at Effectiveness of THC, CBD

May 19, 2021

UC San Diego Health is conducting the first known randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial looking at cannabis as a potentially effective treatment for acute migraines.

Study Evaluates How to Eliminate Telemedicine’s Virtual Waiting Room

June 1, 2022

UC San Diego Health conducted a 10-week study to evaluate how text messaging a link to patients when their doctor is ready provides a way to connect patients and doctors without relying on the virtual waiting room.

UC San Diego Health Nationally Recognized for Stroke and Diabetes Care

August 16, 2023

American Heart Association honors UC San Diego Health with multiple awards for its commitment to treating patients with heart disease and stroke.

UC San Diego Health System Designated as Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease

February 26, 2015

The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System has been designated the 41st Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) global network. This designation is the highest recognition offered by NPF to a Parkinson’s specialty clinic. It represents the consensus of leaders in the field that…

UC San Diego Health System Named Center of Excellence for Huntington’s Disease

May 26, 2015

The Huntington’s Disease Clinical Research Center (HDCRC) at UC San Diego Health System has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). UC San Diego was one of only 29 centers nationwide to receive this prestigious designation, which recognizes centers for their elite multidisciplinary…

Two UC San Diego Researchers to Lead Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study

June 25, 2015

Two of the nation’s leading physician-scientists in the search to better understand and treat Alzheimer’s disease – William Mobley, MD, PhD, and Michael Rafii, MD, PhD – have been named interim co-directors of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS), a major initiative formed in 1991 as a cooperative agreement between…

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