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UC San Diego Health Revives Non-Beating Donor Heart for Successful Transplantation

September 15, 2020

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital on the West Coast to perform heart transplant surgery from a donor after circulatory death using a new portable organ care system. The investigational procedure could significantly decrease transplant waiting list times and improve patient outcomes.

UC San Diego Breaks Record with $1.54B in Research Funding

August 18, 2021

In fiscal year 2021 (July 1-June 30), UC San Diego earned $1.54 billion in sponsored research funding, a 6% increase over the previous year. This is the largest number ever for the university and marks the 12th consecutive year the campus has earned more than $1 billion in funding to…

Jacobs Medical Center Marks Fifth Anniversary, Achievements and Milestones

October 12, 2021

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health marks its fifth anniversary and celebrates achievements and milestones while providing the most advanced medical and surgical care in the region.

Stroke Drug Boosts Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

December 17, 2019

In a UC San Diego study, rats with spinal cord injuries experienced a three-fold increase in motor activity when treated with neural progenitor cells that had been pre-conditioned with a modified form of tPA, a drug commonly used to treat non-hemorrhagic stroke.

UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Reaches Construction Milestone

October 24, 2013

The University of California, San Diego today celebrated the “topping out” of UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center, the largest hospital project in southern California. UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla also announced a $25 million challenge gift for the project from an anonymous donor.

Operation Santa Seeks Community Members to Adopt Families in its Effort to Holiday Cheer

November 25, 2015

Since 2007, UC San Diego’s Operation Santa has provided Christmas celebrations for 731 San Diego families who are facing financial hardship. Many of the families served by Operation Santa are led by single mothers as well as those who are victims of domestic violence, facing illness, experiencing the loss of…

Celebrate the Preuss Promise April 28

April 20, 2023

The campus and local community is invited to support the success of scholars at The Preuss School UC San Diego, a charter middle and high school on the university campus, at the annual Preuss Promise benefit celebration, this year happening on April 28 at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar.

Human Sperm Mutations that can Cause Disease in Children Identified

August 12, 2021

UC San Diego researchers have described a new method for observing and counting mutations in sperm, and how to use this data to predict the likely impact of these mutations on future children.

Obituary Notice: Renowned Research Physiologist Jeffrey B. Graham

December 13, 2011

Jeffrey B. Graham, a research physiologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, died of cancer at his home in San Diego Dec. 8. He was 70 years old.

Beating the Odds: How a Longtime Heart Disease Survivor Helps Others Facing Surgery

February 25, 2021

…being diagnosed at seven months old and never let it slow her down. Here she is pictured with her dog hiking in the Santa Ysabel West Preserve. Each weekend, Jessica and her husband hike nearly 10 miles. Beating the Odds: How a Longtime Heart Disease Survivor Helps Others Facing Surgery…

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