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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.

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.

Childhood Car Crash Inspires UC San Diego Alumni to Donate to Pediatric Research

March 29, 2021

UC San Diego alumni make a gift of $1 million towards first-of-its-kind pediatric research. The Cathy and Richard Tryon Pediatric Facial/Psychological Trauma Research Fund will support research at UC San Diego to benefit pediatric patients who have suffered from traumatic facial deformities.

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…

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.

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…

Splicing Deregulation Detected and Targeted in Type of Childhood Leukemia

March 7, 2023

UC San Diego researchers delve deep into the unknown cause of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia to identify a gene splicing dysregulation and potential target for treating the disease, which often becomes treatment-resistant.

New Genetic Associations in Pediatric NAFLD Affect Both Risk and Severity

June 27, 2022

In a pair of studies, UC San Diego School scientists have deepened investigations into the genetic origins of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children, describing multiple gene variants that contribute to disease risk.

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.

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