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High Vinculin Levels Help Keep Aging Fruit Fly Hearts Young

July 17, 2018

…the crucial relationship between cardiac function, metabolism, and longevity. Researchers from the University of California San Diego discovered that maintaining high levels of the protein vinculin—which sticks heart muscle cells to one another—confers health benefits to fruit flies. Their work shows that fruit flies bred to produce 50 percent more…

Understudied Mutations Have Big Impact on Gene Expression

April 8, 2021

An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats that actively regulate gene expression. In a Nature Communications paper, the researchers provide new insights into this understudied mechanism

Study Identifies Protein Essential for Normal Heart Function

June 17, 2013

A study by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego, shows that a protein called MCL-1, which promotes cell survival, is essential for normal heart function.

First Global Picture of Greenhouse Gases Emerges from Pole-to-Pole Flights

September 7, 2011

A three-year series of research flights from the Arctic to the Antarctic has successfully produced an unprecedented portrait of greenhouse gases and particles in the atmosphere, scientists announced today.

New Chair Named for UC San Diego Department of Medicine

January 5, 2012

Wolfgang H. Dillmann, MD, has been selected as chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has also been named the Helen M. Ranney Endowed Chair, the school’s first faculty-funded endowed chair, founded in 1991 in honor of the department’s second…

In Epigenomics, Location is Everything

January 3, 2013

In a novel use of gene knockout technology, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine tested the same gene inserted into 90 different locations in a yeast chromosome –and discovered that while the inserted gene never altered its surrounding chromatin landscape, differences in that immediate landscape…

Immune Cells Mistake Heart Attacks for Viral Infections

November 6, 2017

A study led by Kevin King, a bioengineer and physician at the University of California San Diego, has found that the immune system plays a surprising role in the aftermath of heart attacks. The research could lead to new therapeutic strategies for heart disease. Researchers present their findings in the…

UC San Diego Health to Open Jacobs Medical Center November 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

…Irwin Jacobs, the 10-story facility combines renowned physician-scientists and care teams, precision medicine, clinical trials and creative arts and culinary offerings to provide an extraordinary healing experience for patients and families.

Developmental Protein Plays Role in Spread of Cancer

June 14, 2013

A protein used by embryo cells during early development, and recently found in many different types of cancer, apparently serves as a switch regulating the spread of cancer, known as metastasis, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center…

Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

March 23, 2017

From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.

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