Three University of California San Diego researchers have received prestigious awards through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, including the Pioneer Award, the program’s top honor.
A small genetic study, published September 30, 2019 in Nature Genetics, identified a protein linked to many genetic variants that affect heart function. Researchers are expanding the model to other organ systems and at larger scales to create a broader understanding of genes and proteins involved.
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified a switch controlling HIV reproduction in immune cells which can eliminate dormant HIV reservoirs.
More than 120 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named “Top Docs” in the 2019 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the region to vote for much-admired colleagues.
Researchers at UC San Diego say they are getting closer to identifying the mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder, revealing a critical gene network that is disrupted and which helps predict severity of symptoms.
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego researchers describe new use of leukemia drug, nilotinib, to treat subtype of medulloblastoma, a deadly pediatric brain cancer.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has announced that UC San Diego Health has earned 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired recognition and is a recipient of their prestigious Quality Award under the Most Wired program.
Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse — hysterectomy and employing mesh support that preserves the uterus — have comparable clinical outcomes after three years, according to new data from researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.