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ROSA to the Occasion: Epilepsy Care Gets Robotic Boost at UC San Diego Health

April 25, 2022

Epilepsy treatment, and hopefully quality of life for one 18-year-old patient, receives robotic boost at UC San Diego Health.

Clinical Study Suggests the Origin of Glioblastoma Subtypes

May 4, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that distinct types of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults, tend to develop in different regions of the brain. This finding provides an explanation for how the same cancer-causing mutation can give rise to…

Medical Research Influenced by Training ‘Genealogy’

January 4, 2016

By analyzing peer-reviewed scientific papers that examined the effectiveness of a surgical procedure, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine provide evidence suggesting that the conclusions of these studies appear to be influenced by the authors’ mentors and medical training.

PTPRZ-MET Fusion Protein: A New Target for Personalized Brain Cancer Treatment

October 13, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new fusion protein found in approximately 15 percent of secondary glioblastomas or brain tumors. The finding offers new insights into the cause of this cancer and provides a therapeutic target for personalized oncologic care.

Anti-psychotic Medications Offer New Hope in the Battle Against Glioblastoma

March 7, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma.

UC San Diego Neurosurgery Chair Named President of Congress of Neurological Surgeons

September 12, 2023

Marking a historic first for the University of California, Alexander Khalessi, MD, MBA, chair of neurological surgery, has assumed the presidency of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the leading academic society for neurosurgical professionals with more than 10,000 members worldwide.

Don and Karen Cohn Give $2.5 Million to UC San Diego Health Neurosurgery Program

September 3, 2021

After experiencing a medical emergency, Don Cohn is giving back to the department that he credits with saving his life.

UC San Diego Health System Ranks #1 in San Diego

July 17, 2012

UC San Diego Health System is ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 23rd annual “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. The magazine ranked UC San Diego Health System #1 in the San Diego metropolitan area.

UC San Diego Health System Ranks No. 1

July 16, 2013

UC San Diego Health System is once again ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. The magazine placed UC San Diego Health System No. 1 in the San Diego metropolitan area with national rankings in 10 specialties.

UC San Diego Health Recognized for Outstanding Stroke Care

March 29, 2018

Rapid treatment is crucial when treating a stroke because, during an event, as many as 2 million neurons may die with each passing minute. Lifesaving interventions administered quickly and effectively not only save lives but also limit disabilities associated with the condition. A recent data analysis conducted by the American…

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