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Center for Future of Surgery Expands at UC San Diego School of Medicine

In Fall 2019, the Center for the Future of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine expanded to address the newest surgical trends, especially those benefiting the brain and the nervous system.
14-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Evaluates Hand-Held Device for Non-Surgical Therapy of Kidney Stones

UC San Diego Health has enrolled its first patient to evaluate a hand-held technology to fragment kidney stones. The clinical trial will assess the safety and effectiveness of breaking up kidney stones using acoustic energy.
14-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research Awards Grants for Five Novel Studies

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of novel medical applications.
10-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Top Triton B-Baller Back on Court, with an Assist from UC San Diego Health

As UC San Diego Athletics steps up to NCAA Division I competition level, they do so with another team behind them: UC San Diego Health, now their Official Health Care Provider
10-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Diagnostic Criteria May Enable Earlier Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Women

Study finds when verbal memory test cut-offs were tailored to patient sex, more female patients and fewer male patients were considered to have amnesic mild cognitive impairment. This could change the way aMCI diagnoses are determined and make it...
4-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large Study Reveals PTSD Has Strong Genetic Component Like Other Psychiatric Disorders

In the largest and most diverse genetic study of PTSD to date, scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine and more than 130 institutions in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium found that genetics accounts for five to 20 percent of the...
8-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Immune Cell Identity Crisis: What Makes a Liver Macrophage a Liver Macrophage?

UC San Diego researchers investigated how a type of immune cell called a macrophage becomes specialized to the liver. Their study, published October 3, 2019 in Immunity, sets the stage for understanding how macrophage specialization gets disrupted...
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Three UC San Diego Researchers Receive Top Honors with NIH Director’s Awards

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.
1-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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UC San Diego Health, comprising a comprehensive health system throughout San Diego County, UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, is one of five academic medical systems within the University of California system. We are committed to improving patient care while also researching new treatments and training tomorrow’s doctors and pharmacists. For more than 50 years, our renowned clinicians and scientists have made advances in numerous fields, including minimally invasive surgeries, personalized cancer therapy, cardiovascular treatment and surgery, transplantation and the early detection of autism. Our specialty patient care is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Established in 1968, University of California San Diego School of Medicine is consistently ranked among the top medical school programs in the country for primary care and research by U.S. News & World Report and among the top 10 medical schools for National Institutes of Health total funding. The school is internationally recognized as a place where discoveries are delivered — bringing breakthroughs from the research lab to patients' bedsides. Faculty members care for patients at UC San Diego Health, where primary care is available at several convenient locations throughout San Diego County and our advanced specialty care consistently ranks among the nation’s best.

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego opened in 2000 as the only public school of pharmacy in the region, and the second in California. We offer an innovative and flexible curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, taught by health sciences faculty in a program closely associated with the outstanding clinical, research and academic programs in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The Skaggs School of Pharmacy also ranks among the top pharmacy schools nationwide in research grant funding.

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