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New Findings on Fat Cell Metabolism Could Lead to New Approaches for Treating Diabetes and Obesity

November 16, 2015

…Diego report new insights into what nutrients fat cells metabolize to make fatty acids. The findings pave the way for understanding potential irregularities in fat cell metabolism that occur in patients with diabetes and obesity and could lead to new treatments for these conditions.

Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

June 14, 2018

…Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease More than 12 percent of the adult population in America suffers from OSA, a condition characterized by airway collapse that leaves them (and their startled bed partners) gasping for breath in their sleep. If they’re lucky enough, they either won’t wake up or they’ll fall…

Researchers Identify Characteristic Chemical Signature for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

August 29, 2016

…a variety of techniques to identify and assess targeted metabolites in blood plasma, have identified a characteristic chemical signature for the debilitating ailment and an unexpected underlying biology: It is similar to the state of dauer, and other hypometabolic syndromes like caloric restriction, diapause and hibernation.

Domino Liver Transplant Treats Two Rare Diseases, World First

September 21, 2011

For the first time ever, a surgical team led by Alan Hemming, MD, has successfully performed a domino transplant using a liver with a rare genetic disorder called methylmalonic acidemia (MMA).

Researchers Find Resilience Counteracts Effects of Childhood Abuse and Neglect on Health

April 17, 2018

…both childhood trauma and psychological resilience on health and metabolic function in people living with schizophrenia.

Researchers Find Key Player in Diabetic Kidney Disease Through Power of Metabolomics

July 29, 2015

Tapping the potential of metabolomics, an emerging field focused on the chemical processes of metabolism, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new and pivotal player in diabetic kidney disease.

Bioengineer Christian Metallo Selected as 2013 Searle Scholar and Hellman Faculty Fellow

May 31, 2013

University of California, San Diego bioengineering professor Christian Metallo has been named a 2013 Searle Scholar. He will receive $300,000 over the next three years to pursue his research on the role of oxygen availability in dictating how fat is produced and metabolized in the body.

Optimal Care for Surgical Weight Loss Confirmed at UC San Diego Health System

October 25, 2012

The Bariatric Metabolic Institute (BMI) at University of California, San Diego Health System has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that the institutional performance of UC San Diego BMI meets…

International Consortium Builds ‘Google Map’ of Human Metabolism

March 4, 2013

…has produced the most comprehensive virtual reconstruction of human metabolism to date. Scientists could use the model, known as Recon 2, to identify causes of and new treatments for diseases like cancer, diabetes and even psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.

Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Have Less Bacterial Diversity in Gut

January 23, 2018

…contributes to infertility and metabolic problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, tend to have less diverse gut bacteria than women who do not have the condition, according to researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues at Poznan University of Medical Sciences in…

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