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Researchers Develop New Tool to Assess Individual’s Level of Wisdom

Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualization of wisdom as a trait with a neurobiological...
18-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain Powered: Increased Physical Activity Among Breast Cancer Survivors Boosts Cognition

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It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are available to help. University of California San...
19-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Schizophrenia Left Out of Longevity Revolution

A team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System has analyzed eight published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria...
12-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop New Strategy to Target KRAS Mutant Cancer

In a new study, published this month in Cancer Discovery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that approximately half of lung and pancreatic cancers that originate with a KRAS mutation become addicted to the gene...
13-Sep-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Ancient Fossil DNA Isn’t Available, Ancient Glycans May Help Trace Human Evolution

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and collaborators discovered a new kind of glycan (sugar chain) that survives even in a 4 million-year-old animal fossil from Kenya, under conditions where ancient DNA does not....
6-Sep-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UC San Diego Master’s Degree Will Train Professionals for Drug Development Careers

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The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego now offers a Master of Science in Drug Development and Product Management. This is the pharmacy school’s first master’s degree program. The program...
6-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boosting Immune Cell Memory to Improve Vaccines and Cancer Immunotherapy

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In mouse experiments, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that drugs that activate the cells’ proteasome, or recycling center, tip the balance in favor of memory CD8+ T cells. This approach could be...
22-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Not a Rat’s Race for Human Stem Cells Grafted to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries

More than one-and-a-half years after implantation, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the San Diego Veterans Administration Medical Center report that human neural stem cells (NSCs) grafted into spinal cord...
28-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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