September 23, 2020
Analyzing anonymized patient medical records, UC San Diego researchers discovered that cholesterol-lowering statins reduced risk of severe COVID-19 infection, while lab experiments uncovered a cellular mechanism that helps explain why.
August 19, 2019
…From stem cell and immunotherapies to transplantation and complex surgeries, patients arrive at the hospital seeking cures, or at least longer leases on life. Social Sciences/UC San Diego Health: Advancing College Mental Health Joseph Edelman Joseph Edelman, founder and CEO of life science-focused hedge fund Perceptive Advisors, feels that “people…
November 17, 2016
UC San Diego Health will open Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty hospital, on November 20, 2016. Named in recognition of $100 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, the 10-story facility combines renowned physician-scientists and care teams, precision medicine, clinical trials and creative arts and…
March 11, 2020
From a simple blood draw, microbial DNA may reveal who has cancer and which type, even at early stages.
November 6, 2014
…will use genomics and immunotherapy to increase survival in a remarkable way. William Griswold, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Pervasive Air Quality Monitoring via the Crowd What initially sparked your curiosity about this area of study? I learned that there were just a handful of air quality…
October 24, 2013
…access here is cell-based immunotherapy. Cell therapy allows us to use a patient’s own immune cells to fight cancer by reengineering them. What Mother Nature left out, cancer doctors can now fill in. This is the ultimate in personalized medicine for cancer care,” said Lippman. Blood and bone marrow transplantation…
February 7, 2023
UC San Diego Health’s Center for Transplantation is among the nation’s best in lung, heart, kidney and liver programs, powered by long experience and deep expertise.