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Breaking through to the brain

May 5, 2022

Breaking through to the brain

UC San Diego bioengineering Professor Ester Kwon, who leads the Nanoscale Bioengineering research lab, is developing nanomaterials that could be used to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury.  Full Story


Arrhythmia mapping technology demonstrates positive clinical results

May 4, 2022

Arrhythmia mapping technology demonstrates positive clinical results

Bioengineers and cardiologists from UC San Diego invented a technology that can accurately and noninvasively map atrial and ventricular heart arrhythmias in a matter of minutes. The technology demonstrated 97.3 percent accuracy in a clinical validation study, and recently received FDA clearance. Full Story


Study of promising Alzheimer's marker in blood prompts warning about brain-boosting supplements

May 3, 2022

Study of promising Alzheimer's marker in blood prompts warning about brain-boosting supplements

Elevated levels of an enzyme called PHGDH in the blood of older adults could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease. Research led by UC San Diego has consistently found high levels of PHGDH expression in brain tissue and blood samples of older adults with different stages of the disease. The findings also prompt caution against the use of dietary supplements that contain the amino acid serine as a remedy for Alzheimer's disease. Full Story