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Making an ‘IMPACT’ on Childhood Obesity

December 4, 2014

…and San Diego Unified School District partner to get kids active“I like to get out here and sweat,” said Dalton, an elementary student at Toler Elementary, as he began a series of stretches and exercises led by UC San Diego student-athletes volunteering their time at his elementary school in Clairemont.Dalton…

Century-Old Drug Reverses Autism-like Symptoms in Fragile X Mouse Model

January 15, 2015

…at UC San Diego School of Medicine previously reported that a drug used for almost a century to treat trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, reversed environmental autism-like symptoms in mice. Now, a new study published in this week’s online issue of Molecular Autism, suggests that a genetic form of autism-like symptoms…

Joint Resolution: A Link Between Huntington’s Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 15, 2018

Using new analytic tools, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have decoded the epigenetic landscape for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a common autoimmune disease that affects more than 1.3 million Americans.

Eyes Provide Peek at Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

August 23, 2021

Amyloid plaques found in the retinas of eyes may be an indicator of similar plaques in the brain, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, and may provide a more visible biomarker for detecting disease risk.

Sandra Daley Receives Grant to Increase Diversity in Health Professions

January 31, 2012

…graduate from health professions schools. HCOP/SDRC was one of just fourteen programs in the nation to receive funding. “UC San Diego is committed to providing students of all backgrounds with the tools and resources they need to be successful in their educational endeavors,” said Daley. “This grant supports our mission…

New Shiley EyeMobile for Children Hits the Road to Serve Underserved Communities

January 11, 2023

The new UC San Diego Shiley EyeMobile for Children is driving to schools in San Diego County to serve low-income families in need of eye exams. The EyeMobile, a program of UC San Diego Health, will visit approximately 250 preschools to provide vision care to low-income students.

First Angioedema Treatment Center Opens at UC San Diego Health System

November 24, 2014

UC San Diego Health System in partnership with the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association (HAEA), a non-profit patient advocacy organization, has opened the nation’s first dedicated center for diagnosing and treating diverse forms of swelling, known collectively as angioedema.

Study Identifies Predictors of Psychiatric Events During Drug-Assisted Smoking Cessation

February 27, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have identified a clear group of characteristics that predict heightened risk for experiencing increased anxiety or worsening of mood that interferes with daily activities when using a smoking cessation drug.

A Salute to Sacrifice

May 29, 2012

…from new technologies and medicines to alternative fuels and climate research,” said Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown. Most recently, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at UC San Diego composed of physicists, biologists, chemists, bioengineers and psychologists received a five-year, $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to…

AIDS Quilt Displayed at UC San Diego in Recognition of World AIDS Day

November 21, 2011

World AIDS Day will be recognized by the University of California, San Diego with a variety of programs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1, including a public viewing of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

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