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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…

‘Care Fair for Gender Affirmation’ Hosted by Interdisciplinary Student Health and Wellbeing Team

April 11, 2023

UC San Diego’s Student Health Services (SHS) has launched a new Interdisciplinary Gender-Affirming Care Team as part of the Student Health and Wellbeing (SHW) cluster. Students who are exploring their gender identity are invited to attend the upcoming Care Fair on April 11.

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.

How Gene Therapy May Hold Key to Treating Life-Threatening Cardiac Disease

March 18, 2020

New study finds gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models.

New ‘Split-drive’ System Puts Scientists in the (Gene) Driver Seat

March 5, 2021

New research published in two papers by UC San Diego scientists describes novel achievements designed to make the implementation of gene drives safer and more controllable. The new split drive and home-and-rescue systems address concerns about the release of gene drives in wild populations.

Modifier Gene May Explain Why Some with Cystic Fibrosis are Less Prone to Infection

December 10, 2019

People with cystic fibrosis who carry genetic variants that lower RNF5 gene expression have more mutant CFTR protein on cell surfaces. Even if the CFTR protein isn’t fully functional, it’s better than none, and may explain why some with cystic fibrosis are less prone to infection than others.

Clinical Trial to Investigate whether Hypertension Drug Ameliorates COVID-19 Severity

April 30, 2020

UC San Diego scientists have launched a clinical trial to investigate whether a drug approved for treating high blood pressure might also reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections, lowering rates for intensive care unit admissions, the use of mechanical ventilators and all-cause mortality.

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