Pediatric ophthalmologist with Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health explains why infantile cataracts are more common — and problematic — than most people realize.
The tools of a scientist often feature items like microscopes and petri dishes. For an elite group of physiologists and biologists 40 years ago, they also included ice axes and belays.
A novel study is assessing whether medicinal mushrooms and Chinese herbs provide therapeutic benefit in treating acute COVID-19 infection.
Philanthropists Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $2.1 million to develop and maintain the Dean-Hertzberg Breast Cancer Database System Initiative at UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center to support the work of Anne Wallace, MD and her collaborators at Moores Cancer Center.
HIV is not what defines Candis Givens. In fact, very few people, including those close to her, know she has the virus. The effectiveness of new HIV treatments makes this possible for the San Diego resident. Unfortunately, so does the fact that very few people are close to her.
In 1980, Michele Pease-Downey’s dream was to qualify for the U.S. Olympic swimming team. At 60, her dream was to continue walking. The lifelong swimmer needed a cane and, by 2018, the occasional wheelchair, due to increasing pain in her legs. She also experienced an odd and troubling sensation.