Researchers Find Link Between Inflammation, Tissue Regeneration and Wound Repair Response

Discovery has implications for potential new treatments of some cancers and inflammatory bowel disease — Almost all injuries, even minor skin scratches, trigger an inflammatory response, which provides protection against invading microbes but also turns on...

Thomas Savides, MD, Named Chief Experience Officer for UC San Diego Health System

Thomas Savides, MD, has been named as the first Chief Experience Officer at UC San Diego Health System. In the newly created role, Savides will be responsible for the strategy, leadership and implementation of the plan to improve the total health care experience of...

Why Typhoid Fever Is Human Specific: Dr. Ajit Varki and Coworkers Discover One Explanation

Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse: Lack of enzyme explains why typhoid fever is a human-specific disease The bacterium Salmonella Typhi causes typhoid fever in humans, but leaves other mammals unaffected.  Researchers at University of California, San Diego and Yale...