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Leading Metabolics Researcher Joins UC San Diego School of Medicine

July 6, 2015

Alan R. Saltiel, PhD, whose studies of the hormone insulin have helped drive research of obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders across the nation, is joining University of California, San Diego School of Medicine as professor and director of a new Comprehensive Diabetes Center.

UC San Diego Partners with Janssen to Research New Approaches to Treat Metabolic Diseases

June 15, 2017

University of California San Diego School of Medicine has entered a five-year strategic partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to discover meaningful treatments for metabolic diseases.

Run, Walk or Roll to Support Mitochondrial Disease Research May 17

April 30, 2014

When Brayden Burge was 15 months old, his parents noticed a significant drop in his skills and a sudden increase in illness. Brayden was taken to the University of California, San Diego Health System and diagnosed with mitochondrial disease.

New Online Tool Gives 3D View of Human Metabolic Processes

February 27, 2018

…of genes, proteins and metabolites involved in human metabolism. Researchers used the tool to map disease-related mutations on proteins and also probed how genes and proteins change in response to certain drugs. The work provides a better understanding of disease-causing mutations and could enable researchers to discover new uses for…

UC San Diego Establishes Five New Endowed Faculty Chairs

April 4, 2013

…their research of hereditary diseases, eye diseases and mitochondrial and metabolic diseases. During their lifetimes, the Hildyards generously and anonymously supported UC San Diego. Ben Hildyard was a civil engineer and owner of BGH Engineering. Wanda Hildyard worked as an executive secretary with several federal engineering agencies before becoming a…

New Bioinformatic Analysis Reveals Role of Proteins in Diabetic Kidney Disease

November 15, 2016

A new bioinformatic framework developed by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified key proteins significantly altered at the gene-expression level in biopsied tissue from patients with diabetic kidney disease, a result that may reveal new therapeutic targets.

New Test Spots Early Signs of Inherited Metabolic Disorders

January 9, 2012

…identifying biomarkers for mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS), a group of inherited metabolic disorders that are currently diagnosed in patients only after symptoms have become serious and the damage possibly irreversible.

UC San Diego Researchers Awarded $889,000 for Cystinosis Studies

August 27, 2013

…a cure for cystinosis. A rare and deadly genetic disease, cystinosis affects about 500 children and young adults in the United States and 2,000 worldwide. The most recent grants bring the total funding from CRF to UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers to more than $5.5 million since 2003.

To Ward off Fatty Liver, Breast is Best for Mom

November 1, 2018

…are at lower risk for developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) years later during mid-life. With no other current prevention options aside from a healthy lifestyle, they say the finding may represent an early modifiable risk factor for a serious and chronic disease.

Felipe Medeiros Appointed to UC San Diego Hildyard Chair for Diseases of the Eye

June 25, 2014

…Wanda Hildyard Chair for Diseases of the Eye. The chair is one of three established by a bequest from Ben and Wanda Hildyard to help UC San Diego School of Medicine recruit and retain top faculty members. The bequest provided endowment funds of more than $6 million to establish the…

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