Dr. Catriona Jamieson Receives Excellence in Stewardship Award

Dr. Catriona Jamieson is one of three UC San Diego faculty and staff members to receive an Excellence in Stewardship Award this year. In his announcement to the campus community on April 21, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla said, “The UC … Continue reading

Dr. Catriona Jamieson Announced as Inaugural Chief of New Division of Regenerative Medicine

Announced today by Wolfgang H. Dillmann, MD, Helen M. Ranney Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine Please join me in officially welcoming Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, as the inaugural chief of the new Division of Regenerative Medicine. … Continue reading

Dr. Catriona Jamieson Receives $3.34 Million CIRM Grant for Leukemia Research

Dr. Catriona Jamieson has received a $3.34-million Early Translational II award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Dr. Jamieson, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, is Director of Stem Cell Research at the Moores UCSD … Continue reading

In the Media: Dr. Catriona Jamieson

Dr. Catriona Jamieson is one of the researchers interviewed in the CBS Evening News story, “Where America Stands: Stem Cell Research.” The story highlights Dr. Jamieson’s studies of cancer stem cells, their role in the development and recurrence of cancer, … Continue reading

In the Media: Drs. Dennis Carson and Catriona Jamieson

Dr. Dennis Carson and Dr. Catriona Jamieson are featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune story, “Leukemia under the microscope: UCSD cancer center gets $20 million research grant.” Read UCSD’s press release about this major funding award here. Dennis Carson, MD, … Continue reading

Translational Research at UCSD: Dr. Catriona Jamieson Talks about a New Kind of Teamwork

Just upstairs from her patient clinic at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center, physician-scientist Dr. Catriona Jamieson works to identify and test new treatments in her laboratory. The closeness of clinic and laboratory is intentional. The Moores UCSD Cancer Center is … Continue reading

Drs. Catriona Jamieson and Benjamin Yu Awarded CIRM New Faculty Grants

Drs. Catriona Jamieson and Benjamin Yu are among four UCSD researchers to receive New Faculty II grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Catriona Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and … Continue reading

Body’s Own Gene Editing System Generates Leukemia Stem Cells

Inhibiting the editing enzyme may provide a new therapeutic approach for blood cancers — Cancer stem cells are like zombies — even after a tumor is destroyed, they can keep coming back. These cells have an unlimited capacity to regenerate … Continue reading

New Drug for Blood Cancers Now in Five Phase II Clinical Trials

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have established the safety and dosing of a new drug for treating blood cancers. The findings are published online July 27 in The Lancet Haematology. The drug is a small … Continue reading

UC San Diego and GSK Collaborate to Eradicate Cancer Stem Cells, Treat Leukemia

First California institution selected to participate in GSK’s bench-to-bedside academia-industry collaboration program — Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center are working with GSK on a bench-to-bedside project to treat leukemia and … Continue reading