The Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine has been named a key site in a national, multi-institution, multi-year $41.6 million program to speed drug discovery, development, diagnostics and therapies for patients with autoimmune disorders, primarily rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus, which affect millions of Americans.
The concept of a whole eye transplant seems futuristic, if not impossible. But with a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine hope to someday make implantation of an entire, functional eye a reality.
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has been named among "100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review, a business and legal news publication for hospital and health system leadership. According to Becker’s editorial team, the hospitals chosen for this list lead the nation in cardiovascular and thoracic healthcare, have pioneered groundbreaking procedures and have received top recognition for the highest quality of patient care.