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TREDS Gets Traction to Improve Traffic Safety, Reduce Impaired Driving

October 25, 2017

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have expanded a statewide program called Training, Research and Education Driving Safety (TREDS) with the goal of reducing deaths from vehicular crashes.

Is CBD a Remedy for Autism? TBD.

April 26, 2018

…U.S., will explore whether cannabis compound eases severe symptoms of autism Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of dozens of compounds found in the cannabis plant. But unlike its more notorious chemical cousin tetrahydrocannabinol or THC—the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana—CBD produces no euphoric “high.” Still, there is emerging evidence and abundant anecdotal…

How Marijuana Accelerates Growth of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer Identified

January 13, 2020

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified how THC from marijuana accelerates cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck cancer.

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Department of Psychiatry Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Endowed Chair

April 18, 2019

…on HIV and medicinal cannabis. In honor of the department’s milestone anniversary, the Grants have established the Dr. Igor and JoAnn Grant Chair in Psychiatry, with additional funds to be raised and a match from the UC San Diego Chancellor’s Chair and Faculty Fellowship Challenge. The endowed administrative chair will…

Carrying Naloxone Can Save Lives but Newly Abstinent Opioid Users Resist

March 25, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that opioid users who participated in a 12-step abstinence program and recently stopped using drugs refused to take home naloxone, even if having it on hand might save lives.

Marijuana Found in Breast Milk up to Six Days after Use

August 26, 2018

To better understand how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk and how long it remains, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted a study, publishing online in Pediatrics.

Grant Helps Program Expand Distracted Driving Education to Online Learning

November 9, 2023

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there were 42,795 deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes in 2022 in the United States. This projection is close to the previous year fatality numbers, which were the highest in 16 years.

Program Gives UC San Diego Health New Resources to Combat Opioid Epidemic

February 20, 2019

UC San Diego Health is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated, 18-month training program for health care providers to enhance access to around-the-clock treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Building Makes Its Debut

March 10, 2016

…Study, the Center for Cannabis Research, the Type 1 Diabetes Research Center, the Musculoskeletal Science Center, the Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genomics and the departments of gastroenterology, hepatology and ophthalmology. “This is a 21st century lab,” said Dr. David Brenner, Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences and Dean of the…

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