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UC San Diego Health System Designated as Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease
February 26, 2015
The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System has been designated the 41st Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) global network. This designation is the highest recognition offered by NPF to a Parkinson’s spe... (More)

Culture Clash: How Stem Cells Are Grown Affects Their Genetic Stability
February 25, 2015
The therapeutic promise of human stem cells is indisputably huge, but the process of translating their potential into effective, real-world treatments involves deciphering and resolving a host of daunting complexities. Writing in the February 25 on... (More)

Researchers Find Link Between Inflammation, Tissue Regeneration and Wound Repair Response
February 25, 2015
Almost all injuries, even minor skin scratches, trigger an inflammatory response, which provides protection against invading microbes but also turns on regenerative signals needed for healing and injury repair – a process that is generally understoo... (More)

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Health Features

1/20/2015
Rogert Knott
Roger Knott, a former Navy ship driver and volunteer on the USS Midway Museum, received a heart transplant on New Year’s Eve. It was the 54th heart transplant performed at UC San Diego Health System s ...
1/13/2015
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Study finds that patients undergoing a first-time implantable cardoverter-defibrillator (ICD) procedure in the afternoon or evening or on weekends or holidays were more likely to experience adverse ev ...
1/9/2015
elderly hands with pills
As we age, medications affect us differently – prescription and over the counter. Some drugs become less effective while others become riskier. We talk to an expert to find out what to be aware of as ...
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UC San Diego Health System In The News
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The Wall Street Journal
Features Mark Sawyer, MD
2/26/2015
La Jolla Light
Authored by Scott Lippman, MD, and features Razelle Kurzrock, MD
2/26/2015
GEN
Features Koji Taniguchi, MD, PhD, and Michael Karin, PhD
2/26/2015
Medical News Today
Features Louise Laurent, MD, PhD
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