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UC San Diego Medical Center One of First Five Comprehensive Stroke Centers in the Nation

December 5, 2012

UC San Diego Medical Center-Hillcrest is one of the first five facilities in the country, and the only center in San Diego County, to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), the newest level of certification for advanced stroke care awarded by The Joint Commission. This certification recognizes the…

Brain Surgeons Go with the Flow

November 21, 2013

Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are using a new approach to visualize the brain’s delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain’s nerve connections thus preserving and protecting critical functions such as vision, speech and memory. No needles, dyes or chemicals are…

Stem Cell Injections Improve Spinal Injuries in Rats

May 28, 2013

An international team led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports that a single injection of human neural stem cells produced neuronal regeneration and improvement of function and mobility in rats impaired by an acute spinal cord injury (SCI).

New Headache Center Opens at UC San Diego Health

July 7, 2022

New site at UC San Diego Health will provide specialized, multidisciplinary treatment for headaches, migraines and traumatic brain injuries.

Southern California’s First Real-Time MRI-Guided Gene Therapy for Brain Cancer

August 6, 2013

Neurosurgeons at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are among the first in the world to utilize real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance for delivery of gene therapy as a potential treatment for brain tumors.

Study Identifies Medical Specialties Receiving Highest Payments from Manufacturers

January 4, 2016

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, passed under the Affordable Care Act, requires all pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments to physicians, including consulting fees, gifts, speaking fees, meals, travel and research grants. This information is searchable to the public on a database called Open Payments, managed by the…

Senator Toni Atkins Visits Hospital to Recognize Plans for New Hillcrest Campus

July 23, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins visited UC San Diego Medical Center today to recognize a $30 million allocation in the 2021-2022 California state budget that will support the redevelopment of the new Hillcrest hospital.

UC San Diego Among First in Nation to Treat Brain Cancer with Novel Viral Vector

March 1, 2012

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center researchers and surgeons are among the first in the nation to treat patients with recurrent brain cancer by directly injecting an investigational viral vector into their tumor. The treatment is being developed by a local San Diego Company, Tocagen Inc.

Epigenetic Driver of Glioblastoma Provides New Therapeutic Target

July 6, 2015

Using human tumor samples and mouse models, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center discovered that cancer stem cell properties are determined by epigenetic changes — chemical modifications cells use to control which genes are turned on or off.

UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 Regionally by U.S. News & World Report

July 25, 2022

UC San Diego Health top ranked in 10 medical and surgical specialties, among the nation’s best.

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