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Brain Organoids Reveal in Detail the Harms of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

November 18, 2022

UC San Diego researchers used human brain organoids to study the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on neural development, revealing significant harms in molecular detail.

UC San Diego Health System Continues to Provide Exceptional Care by “Top Docs”

September 25, 2014

More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health System were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 40 diverse specialties, from internal medicine and oncology to obstetrics, cardiovascular and surgical care.

Listening for Life

January 22, 2015

…with invention to improve prenatal care in developing countries Pinard horns are still commonly used in parts of the world where modern healthcare technologies are scarce or limited. In a surprisingly large chunk of the world, prenatal care looks – or more accurately, sounds – like this: A small, conical…

New Technique Could Expand Number of Diseases Detected by Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

November 9, 2015

…chromosomal abnormalities that noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) can detect. The study, published November 9 by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, uses a semiconductor sequencing platform to identify small chromosomal deletions or duplications, such as occur in Cri du Chat Syndrome and DiGeorge Syndrome, with a simple blood test…

Local Bars and Restaurants Urge Pregnant Women Not to Drink

September 5, 2014

To help get the word out that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix, volunteers with the Southern California affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (SoCal NOFAS) are handing out “Pregnant? Don’t Drink” coasters to San Diego area bars and restaurants on Tuesday, September 9th as part of International…

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

November 9, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a baby will be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

UC San Diego Health Receives Highest Award for Obstetric, Infant Care

December 5, 2023

UC San Diego Health has once again been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for Obstetric and Infant Care by U.S. News & World Report.

Detecting Fetal Chromosomal Defects Without Risk

May 6, 2014

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and in China describe a new benchtop semiconductor sequencing procedure and newly developed bioinformatics software tools that are fast, accurate, portable, less expensive and can be completed without harm to mother or fetus.

Oh Baby: UC San Diego Health is Delivered Highest Rating for Obstetric Care

December 6, 2022

UC San Diego Health is recognized as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for obstetric and infant care, the highest award a hospital can earn by U.S. News & World Report.

UCSD-TV Wins Four Annual Telly Awards for “Breaking Through the Static”

September 12, 2023

Four diverse programs from University of California, San Diego Television (UCSD-TV) have been recognized with a Telly Award for outstanding work created on behalf of UC San Diego campus partners. The annual Telly Awards are the world’s largest honor for video and television across all screens.

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