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UC San Diego Professors Rabia Atayee and Gary Buckholz Named Top Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Care

May 9, 2024

Two UC San Diego faculty have been named Visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Care by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Granting the Gift of Hope

February 7, 2019

…works collaboratively with a palliative care team made up of physicians, nurses, psychiatrists and social workers to support patients and their loved ones as they navigate challenging health conditions. Kestenbaum was recently named a Sojourns Scholar by Cambia Health Foundation, and received a two-year $180,000 grant to conduct an innovative…

UC San Diego Physician Honored for Pioneering Palliative Care Advances

November 16, 2012

…of the Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, a teaching affiliate of the UC San Diego School of Medicine, is this year’s American Cancer Society “Pathfinder in Palliative Care” honoree. The award – which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated innovation and ingenuity in their contributions to the advancement…

UC San Diego Health System, Scripps Health Partner in Hospice Care, Training and Research

April 22, 2015

…research in hospice and palliative medicine. Under a new five-year agreement, Scripps will work with UC San Diego to provide outpatient and inpatient hospice care for UC San Diego patients, allowing UC San Diego physicians to better coordinate post-acute care for patients with chronic illness. The joint fellowship program is…

Cannabis-Related Emergency Department Visits among Older Adults on the Rise

January 9, 2023

UC San Diego School of Medicine study shows cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults are on the rise with high risk for adverse effects of cannabis use for ages 65 and older.

Clinical Trial Evaluates Engineered Smallpox Vaccine as Potential Liver Cancer Killer

April 9, 2013

As part of a multicenter clinical trial, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating Pexa-Vec (JX-594) to slow the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver cancer. Pexa-Vec is a genetically engineered virus that is used in the smallpox vaccine.

UC San Diego Health System Receives National Achievement Award for Cancer Program

May 1, 2013

UC San Diego Health System is a recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. Seventy-nine cancer care programs—three in California—received this national award based on excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.

Older Adults with Functional Impairments Linked to Prescription Drug Use/Misuse

May 20, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that functional impairments among adults aged 50 and older are associated with a higher risk of medical cannabis use; and prescription opioid and tranquilizer/sedative use and misuse.

CIRM Grant to Fund Proposed Stem Cell Trials for ALS

March 17, 2016

…California Institute for Regenerative Medicine approved yesterday a $6.3 million grant to a research team from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, Davis to pursue a novel human embryonic stem cell-based therapy to rescue and restore neurons devastated by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or…

UC San Diego Health Expands Leading-Edge Cancer Care in Hillcrest

February 5, 2019

To make it easier for patients to receive world-class cancer care, UC San Diego Health has added a new multidisciplinary cancer clinic in Hillcrest and expanded its infusion center for both oncology patients and others in need of infusion services.

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