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A Potential New Target for Head and Neck Cancer Immunotherapy

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.

PTPRZ-MET Fusion Protein: A New Target for Personalized Brain Cancer Treatment

October 13, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new fusion protein found in approximately 15 percent of secondary glioblastomas or brain tumors. The finding offers new insights into the cause of this cancer and provides a therapeutic target for personalized oncologic care.

Caspase-2 Enzyme Inhibition Shows Promise for Ameliorating Fatty Liver Disease

September 13, 2018

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered using mice and human clinical specimens, that caspase-2, a protein-cleaving enzyme, is a critical driver of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a chronic and aggressive liver condition. By identifying caspase-2’s critical role, they believe an inhibitor of this enzyme could…

Researchers Identify Potential Diagnostic Test for Kawasaki Disease

August 6, 2018

…on the basis of the pattern of host gene expression in whole blood. The finding could lead to a diagnostic blood test to distinguish KD from other infectious and inflammatory conditions.

Communities of the Heart

March 13, 2024

The cells of the human heart form communities and those communities have a surprisingly sophisticated form of biochemical communication necessary for healthy heart development.

Genetic Adaptation Keeps Ethiopians Heart-Healthy Despite High Altitudes

August 3, 2015

Ethiopians have lived at high altitudes for thousands of years, providing a natural experiment for studying human adaptations to low oxygen, a condition known as hypoxia. One factor that may enable Ethiopians to tolerate high altitudes and hypoxia is the endothelin receptor type B (EDNRB) gene. Researchers at University of…

Researchers Identify Gene with Functional Role in Aging of Eye

January 15, 2020

Researchers say a gene known to be a biomarker of age plays a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in mouse retinas, a finding that has direct relevance to age-related eye diseases.

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Among Nation’s Best

March 16, 2012

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is the only San Diego hospital to be featured in Becker’s Hospital Review list of “70 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.”

Staring Pain in the Face – Software “Reads” Kids’ Expressions to Measure Pain Levels

May 31, 2015

Accurately assessing pain in children in a clinical setting can be difficult. A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has demonstrated the validity of a new method for measuring pediatric pain levels using novel facial pattern recognition software.

Opening of New Era in Medicine at UC San Diego

December 1, 2016

…offer highly specialized inpatient care Exterior view of the 10-story Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Redefining the standard of specialized inpatient care in San Diego, the long-awaited Jacobs Medical Center opened its doors to patients last week after nearly a…

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