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$10.5 million gift funds center for human milk research at UC San Diego

Unraveling the Complexity of Mother’s Milk

$10.5 million gift funds center for human milk research at UC San Diego
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This year, researchers have explored these questions and more, delivering fascinating insights into human nature. Here are eight of the most intriguing stories on human nature from this year.

8 Things We Learned About Human Nature in 2016

This year, researchers have explored these questions and more, delivering fascinating insights into human nature. Here are eight of the most intriguing stories on human nature from this year.
New findings could facilitate early intervention to improve the health of infants and children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

New findings could facilitate early intervention to improve the health of infants and children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.
Antibiotic resistant bacteria, or "superbugs," are becoming scarily commonplace.

PSA To Surfers: Protect Yourself From Superbugs (This Story Could Save Your Life)

Antibiotic resistant bacteria, or "superbugs," are becoming scarily commonplace.
After having endured nearly 15 years without any new therapeutic agents for pediatric inflammatory skin disease, there is now exciting research that will change treatment imminently and into the future.

Advances in pediatric inflammatory skin disease

After having endured nearly 15 years without any new therapeutic agents for pediatric inflammatory skin disease, there is now exciting research that will change treatment imminently and into the future.
Immunotherapy uses the body itself to kill cancer.

Our perpetually vigilant internal guardian

Immunotherapy uses the body itself to kill cancer.
Molecular traces left on cell phones allowed UC San Diego researchers to construct lifestyle sketches of each phone's owner.

What molecules you leave on your phone reveal about your lifestyle

Molecular traces left on cell phones allowed UC San Diego researchers to construct lifestyle sketches of each phone's owner.
Study of people living at high altitude also has implications for anemia and red blood cell production at sea level

Andeans with Altitude Sickness Produce Massive Amounts of Red Blood Cells

Study of people living at high altitude also has implications for anemia and red blood cell production at sea level
Demand for steady output stymies discovery. To pursue the most important research, scientists must be allowed to shift their focus, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.

Let researchers try new paths

Demand for steady output stymies discovery. To pursue the most important research, scientists must be allowed to shift their focus, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.
Past research has led to the development of treatments that make type 1 diabetes a chronic but manageable disorder.

UC San Diego School of Medicine Researchers Receive $5 Million in Type 1 Diabetes Grants

Past research has led to the development of treatments that make type 1 diabetes a chronic but manageable disorder.
Findings may influence vaccine and therapy development

Zika Virus Infection Alters Human and Viral RNA

Findings may influence vaccine and therapy development
Can artificial alterations of one gene in monkeys really cause autism? And does a monkey continually circling (displaying what is very common stereotypical behaviour for many laboratory-housed primates) be said to have “autism”?

A Human (And Humane) Quest To Find Therapies For Autism Disorders

Can artificial alterations of one gene in monkeys really cause autism? And does a monkey continually circling (displaying what is very common stereotypical behaviour for many laboratory-housed primates) be said to have “autism”?
Tell-tale microbes in fecal samples allow for IBD diagnosis in dogs but not humans

Dog Fecal Matter Microbiome Predicts Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Tell-tale microbes in fecal samples allow for IBD diagnosis in dogs but not humans
Study reveals new information about cancers driven by KRAS gene mutation, suggests new therapeutic approach

MicroRNA Specifically Kills Cancer Cells with Common Mutation

Study reveals new information about cancers driven by KRAS gene mutation, suggests new therapeutic approach
Biocom, the San Diego-based life science trade group, has named 10 winners of its new Life Science Catalyst Awards.

Biocom Life Science Catalyst winners named

Biocom, the San Diego-based life science trade group, has named 10 winners of its new Life Science Catalyst Awards.

Upcoming Events

Check out the UCSD Department of Pediatrics list of Events!

2017 Research Symposium 

Thurs, January 12th - Fri, January 13th

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, in the new Education Office Building (EOB) Auditorium

This exciting and collaborative symposium will bring together pediatric basic science and health services researchers for a series of talks, poster presentations, and networking opportunities, on the topic of "The Next Generation Faculty." To register for this two day event, visit the event link

Click on the following links to view the 2017 Research Symposium Flyer,Agenda, and Map.

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