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Gene Expression Abnormalities in Autism Identified

March 22, 2012

A study led by Eric Courchesne, PhD, director of the Autism Center of Excellence at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has, for the first time, identified in young autism patients genetic mechanisms involved in abnormal early brain development and overgrowth that occurs in the disorder. The…

Social Justice as Part of the Remedy for What Ails Us

June 3, 2021

…on issues in health care Eliminating racial inequity demands empathy and compassion, but also social justice. The newest center within the T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will have that focus, created to identify, understand and resolve social justice issues in health care that…

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…

Annual Service Awards Honor Staff Commitment and Dedication

November 13, 2014

…40-year milestones in their careers. During the celebration, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla expressed his deep gratitude for the commitment and loyalty of all UC San Diego staff members. “The university has been immeasurably enriched over the years by your dedication and commitment,” he said. “In an age of multiple careers,…

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.

CIRM Approves $5.8 Million Grant for CAR-T Therapy that Targets Cancer Stem Cells

July 20, 2017

The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) today unanimously approved a $5.8 million award to University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers to develop a new immunotherapy in which patients’ cells would be equipped with a special receptor that recognizes and targets…

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.

Liquid Biopsy May Be New Way to Detect Liver Cancer Earlier, Easier

October 9, 2017

…diagnostic and prognosis method for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), based on a simple blood sample containing circulating tumor DNA.

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…

New Program Teaches Empowering “Anti-Cancer” Approaches for Doctors, Patients, and Loved Ones

March 19, 2013

From Saturday, April 6 to Sunday April 7, the Center for Integrative Medicine at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is hosting a landmark conference on integrative oncology. Participants will learn what can be done to foster an “anti-cancer” diet and lifestyle to help rectify health imbalances and…

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