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The University of California, San Diego is ranked the 8th best public university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s 2015 Best Colleges guidebook, released today, ranks UC San Diego 37th best university in the U.S. among more than 200 public, private and for-profit institutions.
San Diego-based Astute Medical, founded in 2007 to identify and validate protein biomarkers that can be used to improve the diagnosis of high-risk medical conditions, says the FDA has cleared its new…
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ViaCyte is likely to get nearly $17 million this week to advance its stem cell therapy.
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have developed a novel technique to promote tissue repair in damaged muscles. The technique also creates a sustainable pool of muscle stem cells needed to support multiple rounds of muscle repair. The study, published September 7 in Nature Medicine, provides promise for a new therapeutic approach to treating
Admera Health Launches, Introduces Molecular Diagnostics Pipeline at CAP ’14
The innovative approach from the Disney lab applies “click chemistry” to developing a treatment for a form of muscular dystrophy—and potentially a host of other conditions.
Findings from the Pipkin lab could help accelerate laboratory research and the development of potential therapeutics, including vaccines.
In addition to laboratory studies, the research from the Sanna and Roberto labs confirms the presence of the genetic variation in an alcohol-dependent patient population.
Researchers and aid groups have stepped up to contain the disease and prevent future outbreaks.
AIDS, once mostly fatal, now manageable, could be conquered in the foreseeable future.