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Stem Cell Grafts and Rehabilitation Combined Boost Spinal Cord Injury Results

October 28, 2022

In animal models, UC San Diego researchers found that intensive physical therapy in tandem with implanted neural stem cells increased tissue growth, repair and functionality in spinal cord injuries more than those treatments alone.

Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain and Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

September 28, 2020

A team of researchers in the United States and Japan reports that spinal cord stimulation (SCS) measurably decreased pain and reduced motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, both as a singular therapy and as a “salvage therapy” after deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapies were ineffective.

UC San Diego Health First in Region to Provide Novel Therapy for Melanoma

June 4, 2024

Breakthrough one-time cancer treatment option for select patients with metastatic melanoma and solid tumors now offered at UC San Diego Health.

UC San Diego Awarded $8M to Expand Stem Cell Therapy Clinical Trials

November 21, 2022

UC San Diego Alpha Stem Cell Clinic awarded $8M to expand clinical trials of novel stem cell therapies. The CIRM award will advance partnerships between academic and industry experts in San Diego to expedite clinical trials for patients with difficult-to-treat diseases.

UC San Diego Engineering Professors Elected Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2023

Jacobs School of Engineering professors Eric Fullerton and Prashant Mali have been named 2023 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The distinction honors academic inventors whose work has made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

Researchers Expand Clinical Trials Investigating Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID-19

January 28, 2021

…Trials Investigating Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 It’s hoped the long-used approach, which would use antibody-rich infusions, can either reduce disease symptoms or prevent infections after exposure to SARS-CoV-2 Parallel to COVID-19 vaccination efforts, physicians and researchers at UC San Diego Health, with collaborators across the country, are conducting a…

UC San Diego Health Begins Treating Multiple Myeloma with CAR T-cell Therapy

June 3, 2021

As the first designated medical center in San Diego certified to offer this type of immunotherapy, UC San Diego Health will begin treating patients this month.

NSF Awards More than $1 Million to Interdisciplinary Research Team to Study Chronic Low Back Pain

September 19, 2022

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at UC San Diego has received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a novel system to study and inform the treatment of chronic low back pain.

Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer Cases

May 5, 2014

With accelerating development of personalized cancer treatments matched to a patient’s DNA sequencing, proponents say frontline physicians increasingly need help to maneuver through the complex genomic landscape to find the most effective, individualized therapy.

New Sports Medicine Procedure Heals Runner’s Heel

July 25, 2023

UC San Diego Health offers new minimally invasive sports medicine treatment to repair tendon overuse injuries.

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