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Novel Stem Cell-Derived Model Created of Inflammatory Neurological Disorder

August 10, 2017

An international team of scientists, led by University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers, has created a human stem cell-based model of a rare, but devastating, inherited neurological autoimmune condition called Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome (AGS). In doing so, the team was able to identify unusual and surprising underlying genetic…

Eight UC San Diego Researchers Among ‘1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World’

November 10, 2022

Eight researchers from UC San Diego are listed in the first-ever ranking of the “1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World” by, an analytics platform that advocates for improved research quality and also ranks universities, scholarly journals and academic conferences.

Rare Science

May 1, 2023

UC San Diego is a hub for rare disease research. Although each rare disease impacts a small number of people, the research findings sometimes apply to more prevalent conditions.

Gene Therapy Finds New Life in an Old Home

November 10, 2022

An international symposium November 17-18, 2022 at UC San Diego will discuss current clinical trials using gene therapy, here and abroad.

Researchers Studying Century-Old Drug in Potential New Approach to Autism

May 26, 2017

In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say a 100-year-old drug called suramin, originally developed to treat African sleeping sickness, was safely administered to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who subsequently displayed measurable, but transient, improvement in…

Stem Cell ‘Collaboratory’ Opens on UC San Diego Campus

December 6, 2011

…basic mechanisms that underlie neurodevelopment disorders such as autism and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. “Patients suffering from most neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders face a limited range of treatment options, due in part to a limited understanding of the fundamental biology underlying these diseases,” she said. “We are using advanced…

Marching for Science

April 13, 2017

…a child with a neurodevelopmental disorder. “Our first goal is simply to encourage face-to-face conversations between scientists and the public,” Cooper said. “We want scientists to come show who they are and what they do, and for all San Diegans to come show what science means to them. We believe…

Beyond the March for Science

April 27, 2017

…a child with a neurodevelopmental disorder, spoke about his path to a career in science and why his family was marching. A large part of his passion for science began with the birth of his first daughter, who was born blind. He later got involved in research for blinding eye…

Premature Baby Grows Up to “Cuddle”

January 18, 2018

…improve their vital signs, neurodevelopmental outcomes and growth, which assists in an earlier discharge to home. “NICU babies have a difficult start in life. When the parents are unable to be at their baby’s bedside, the cuddler volunteer provides the needed TLC (tender loving care),” said Trumbore. “The volunteers have…

Is CBD a Remedy for Autism? TBD.

April 26, 2018

…the future for other neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders.” Established in 2000, via state legislation, the CMCR was among the first academic centers to advance science and policy related to the potential clinical benefits and limitations of cannabis and cannabinoids as medicine. Over the years, it has conducted a wide variety…

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