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Every Second Counts: A Day in the Trauma Center

June 5, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

It’s 10 o’clock on a Tuesday morning and the UC San Diego Health System Level-1 Trauma Center is quiet. The only sounds are beeps and tones from machines monitoring the health and status of a handful of patients, the subdued bustle of staff tending to their work and family members visiting their sick or injured loved ones in the adjacent Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

QUMAS and NetDimensions Announce Integrated, End-to-End Learning and Compliance Management Solution

June 5, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

QUMAS and NetDimensions Announce Integrated, End-to-End Learning and Compliance Management Solution

UC San Diego’s ‘Physics Girl’ Wins National Competition

June 5, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
UC San Diego’s ‘Physics Girl’ Wins National Competition

Videos featuring Rihanna, One Direction and Bruno Mars are, not surprisingly, among YouTube’s most viewed channels. Videos on physics? While some videos on physics have gained a cult-like following and hundreds of thousands of views, the subject that makes most people’s eyes glaze over still can’t compete with entertainers like Katy Perry in the YouTube world.

Mindfulness Training Program May Help Olympic Athletes Reach Peak Performance

June 5, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
Mindfulness Training Program May Help Olympic Athletes Reach Peak Performance

Research suggests that meditation may help U.S. military personnel cope with the stresses of combat more effectively. Now, UC San Diego researchers are looking at whether strengthening the mental muscle of Olympic athletes could c…

Mindfulness Training Program May Help Olympic Athletes Reach Peak Performance

June 5, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
Mindfulness Training Program May Help Olympic Athletes Reach Peak Performance

Research suggests that meditation may help U.S. military personnel cope with the stresses of combat more effectively. Now, UC San Diego researchers are looking at whether strengthening the mental muscle of Olympic athletes could c…

RNA Therapeutics Are Here to Stay

June 5, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post
RNA Therapeutics Are Here to Stay

Over the past year, we’ve witnessed the biotech bull market expand, deflate and expand again—specifically in relation to RNA-based therapeutic companies. The innovators in the space have…

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When cancer really hits home

June 4, 2014 – 9:25 pm | Edit Post

Bioethicist Rebecca Dresser thought she knew about cancer. As a cancer patient, she learned much more.

Illumina to Offer $900M in Convertible Senior Notes

June 4, 2014 – 4:16 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. intends to offer about $900 million in convertible senior notes, and plans to use the balance of the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.

Ability to isolate and grow breast tissue stem cells could speed cancer research

June 4, 2014 – 12:40 pm | Edit Post

Salk scientists reveal circuitry of fundamental motor circuit

June 4, 2014 – 12:40 pm | Edit Post