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Children’s Primary Care Medical Group Joins UC San Diego Health Network

November 16, 2022

Children’s Primary Care Medical Group and UC San Diego Health have affiliated to better serve the health care needs of families with children in the San Diego region.

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.

Protein Essential for Maintaining Beta Cell Function Identified

September 12, 2013

Researchers at the Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC) at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown that the pancreatic protein Nkx6.1 – a beta-cell enriched transcription factor – is essential to maintaining the functional state of beta cells.

New Pediatric Obesity Program Makes Treatment More Accessible

June 16, 2022

A UC San Diego clinical trial finds new Guided Self-Help program is effective in treating pediatric obesity and improving family attendance rates.

Novel Therapeutic Agent for Pediatric Cancer Developed at UC San Diego in Clinical Trials

August 11, 2015

…L. Durden, MD, PhD, pediatric researcher at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center has identified and developed a novel therapeutic target for neuroblastoma, the second most common solid-tumor childhood cancer. The agent, named SF1126, acts by inhibiting the part of the cancer cell engine…

Antibiotic Effective Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Pediatric Skin Infections

February 16, 2017

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial scourge that is resistant to most common antibiotics and thus difficult to treat, particularly in children where it commonly causes complicated skin and skin structure infections. In a randomized, controlled clinical trial — the first of its kind — a multi-institution research team…

Do a Mom’s Medications Affect Her Breast Milk and Baby? New Center Investigates

September 10, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine receives $6.1M to launch a new research center studying the effects of maternal antibiotic use on breast milk and infant health. The center is funded by National Institutes of Health, as part of their new Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics (MPRINT) Hub.

Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine

October 21, 2013

…Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of neurosciences and pediatrics, and Richard D. Kolodner, PhD, professor of medicine and Ludwig Cancer Research scientist, have been named new members of the Institute of Medicine, considered among the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Study Shows Low-Sugar Diet Effective in Boys with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

January 22, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescent boys.

Mapping the Pancreatic Islets

October 24, 2018

The mechanism leading to development of type 1 diabetes remains a mystery, hampering the ability to find new ways to prevent, treat or even cure this condition. With a new $3.3 million grant, University of California School of Medicine researchers hope to create a high resolution reference map of pancreatic…

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