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
August 18, 2022
…Medical Center will update care spaces, create a new staff wellness center and more When local residents Leo and Emma Zuckerman had need for emergency medical care in late 2021, they were grateful to be able to rely on the nearby Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at Jacobs Medical…
June 20, 2017
…us than unfamiliar ones, even when faces are objectively expressing the same emotion to the same degree.
October 10, 2023
To help make health education accessible to individuals from all backgrounds, Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences John M. Carethers, MD, recently announced the Health Sciences Scholarship Challenge.
March 13, 2023
UC San Diego researchers have identified a strong association between the product of a gene expressed in most cancers and elevated levels of white blood cells that produce antibodies within tumors, suggesting a new therapeutic target.
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.
October 16, 2014
Changing Lives: Carol Vassiliadis Names Hospital with $8.5 Million to Jacobs Medical Center Carol Vassiliadis surveys the construction site of Jacobs Medical Center, which will be home to the A. Vassiliadis Family Hospital for Advanced Surgery. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications People give to the University of California,…
July 30, 2020
…Vicky Young, at Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center at UC San Diego Health. Two Hearts Become One While Waiting for Another Patient waiting for a new heart is married at No. 1 ranked UC San Diego Health Dressed in a Hawaiian shirt with a boutonnière pinned above the pocket and hair neatly…
September 9, 2016
In a novel controlled clinical trial, participants in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program that featured a vegetarian diet, meditation, yoga and massages experienced measurable decreases in a set of blood-based metabolites associated with inflammation, cardiovascular disease risk and cholesterol regulation.
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.