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Promise Put to the Test

October 20, 2014

UC San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center is pushing therapeutic stem cell-based science out of the laboratory and closer to real-world medical applications. The unprecedented trials involve potential therapies for spinal cord injuries, Type 1 diabetes and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Charting Shots

October 7, 2021

…U.S. children resulted in paralysis; in adults, it was one in 75 cases. We are just a few generations removed from a time when polio outbreaks were common and often devastating. In the 1952 epidemic, for example, 57,628 cases were reported, 3,145 persons died and 21,269 persons were left with…

UC San Diego Leads a $12.25 Million Grant to Improve Epilepsy Treatment

September 10, 2021

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $12.25 million grant to the University of California San Diego to develop and enhance brain-sensing and brain-stimulating platform technologies to enable treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy.

UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 26, 2021

UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.

Seeing is Understanding

March 8, 2018

…weakness, pain or even paralysis. Dr. Quyen Nguyen, professor and director of the Facial Nerve Clinic at UC San Diego Health To see if they might be able to make surgery safer and more effective, Tsien teamed up with Dr. Quyen Nguyen, head and neck surgeon at Moores Cancer Center…

New Sensor Grids Record Human Brain Signals in Record-Breaking Resolution

January 19, 2022

A new array of sensors can record electrical signals directly from the surface of the human brain in record-breaking detail: 100 times higher resolution than today’s clinical tools. This could improve neurosurgeons’ ability to remove brain tumors safely and surgically treat drug-resistant epilepsy.

Stem Cell ‘Collaboratory’ Opens on UC San Diego Campus

December 6, 2011

…to extreme muscle weakness, paralysis and death. Previous research supports the transplant of glial (cells surrounding the motor neurons) as a possible treatment for ALS, and studies of precursor cells that develop into a type of glial cell called astrocytes have shown promise in animal studies. The researchers hope to…

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