UC San Diego Health has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.
UC San Diego will launch a payload of stem cell-derived human brain organoids to the International Space Station. Researchers will document how these “mini brains” organize into the beginnings of a functional brain with implications for the future of human life in space.
The NASA Twins Study is the most comprehensive integrated multi-omics, molecular, physiological, and behavioral analysis of how the human body responds to space flight to date. Study results were published in the April edition of Science
Health organizations across the U.S. are seeking ways to better engage patients with a variety of technologies to improve patient experience. Learn how UC San Diego Health and three U.S. hospitals have created diverse models of care that are changing patient care for the better.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have identified a clear group of characteristics that predict heightened risk for experiencing increased anxiety or worsening of mood that interferes with daily activities when using a smoking cessation drug.
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. The award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors that a U.S. hospital can receive.
On October 29, 2018, the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health performed its 50th heart transplant of the year. The patient, 52-year-old Nate Jackson, will spend Thanksgiving with family, friends and a new heart.
UC San Diego Health is proud to announce it has earned ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) accreditation for telemedicine. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only telemedicine or telehealth accreditation program in the nation.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a single cause. By studying weather patterns and geographical distributions of patients in San Diego, the research…