Sitting in a wheelchair inside her modest Logan Heights home, Brenda Tanoi, 68, reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her family over the past year. It is a tale of tragedies.
UC San Diego alumni make a gift of $1 million towards first-of-its-kind pediatric research. The Cathy and Richard Tryon Pediatric Facial/Psychological Trauma Research Fund will support research at UC San Diego to benefit pediatric patients who have suffered from traumatic facial deformities.
When Dr. Irvin Silverstein, director of UCSD's Student-Run Free Dental Project, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016, he was told he had just two or three months to live. Now, 58 months later, after several surgeries and aggressive, ongoing treatments at UC San Diego Health, he is being recognized…
Under Dr. Irvin Silverstein’s vision and leadership, the UCSD Student-Run Free Dental Clinic Project has grown to four sites, from families without health care in Lemon Grove, veterans served at Veteran’s Village off Pacific Highway and underserved individuals in Pacific Beach and Downtown locations.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center demonstrated that a new tumor-penetrating therapy could enhance the effects of chemotherapy, reduce the spread of pancreatic cancer and increase survival in animal models.
In a study published in the March 5, 2021 online edition of Cerebral Cortex, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that specific regions of the brain respond to emotional stimuli related to loneliness and wisdom in opposing ways.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine identified new therapeutic targets for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) that could lead to new treatment options for patients.
A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found delayed time between abnormal stool-based screening and subsequent colonoscopy was associated with an increased risk of a cancer diagnosis and death from colorectal cancer.
UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatment and multi-disciplinary care contribute to the high rankings for one-year survival outcomes.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.