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Study: Potential New Treatment Identified for Liver Disease

June 26, 2023

Researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine identified a potential new drug that improved liver fibrosis in patients with NASH by 27%.

Study: First-Degree Relatives of Patients with NAFLD at Risk of Liver Disease

November 1, 2022

New study identifies that first-degree relatives of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis (scarring of the liver) are at a 15% risk of developing the condition.

One-Two Punch: Novel Drug Pairing Could Beat Pancreatic Cancer

June 28, 2023

UC San Diego researchers find a combination of drugs outperformed other treatments in human and mouse models of pancreatic cancer; now urge clinical trial

Domino Liver Transplant Treats Two Rare Diseases, World First

September 21, 2011

For the first time ever, a surgical team led by Alan Hemming, MD, has successfully performed a domino transplant using a liver with a rare genetic disorder called methylmalonic acidemia (MMA).

Pediatric Liver Disease Increases Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

June 13, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe connection between pediatric liver disease and increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Both rates are rising in children.

It’s in the Weeds: Herbicide Linked to Human Liver Disease

May 14, 2019

Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

UC San Diego Ranked Nation’s No. 6 Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report

October 27, 2021

UC San Diego has been ranked sixth among the nation’s top public colleges, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Global Universities. Released Tuesday, the publication ranked UC San Diego as the No. 21 best university in the world.

UC San Diego Named Nation’s 6th Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report

October 22, 2020

The University of California San Diego has once again been recognized as the nation’s sixth best public university, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Global Universities.

MRI Technique Developed for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children

February 5, 2015

Between 5 and 8 million children in the United States have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), yet most cases go undiagnosed. To help address this issue, researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based technique to help clinicians and researchers better detect…

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building Opens March 4

February 29, 2016

Rising above Interstate 5 on the east campus of University of California, San Diego, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI), a five-sided polygon of glass, steel and grooved concrete, officially opens its doors March 4 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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