Navigation Links
UC San Diego Superfund Research Program receives $15 million grant renewal
Date:5/22/2012

ioaccumulate heavy metals from contaminated soils on a commercially viable scale.
  • David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor of UC San Diego Health Sciences, and Dean of the UCSD School of Medicine, and Ekihiro Seki, MD, from the Department of Medicine, have investigated the genetic mechanisms that lead to the development of toxicant induced liver fibrosis.
  • Ronald Evans, PhD, at the Salk Institute, has identified key cellular receptors that serve to transport environmental toxicants to the nucleus, allowing for identification of the genes that may lead to disease.
  • Paul Russell, PhD, at the Scripps Research Institute, has been successful in using yeast to characterize intracellular proteins important in arsenic induced toxicity.
  • William Trogler, PhD, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has developed novel chemical tools to detect toxicant exposure in the environment.

    On-going and future projects, said Tukey, will use functional genomics and proteomics to investigate the cellular and molecular responses leading to toxicant -induced liver toxicity.

    The SRP at UC San Diego is broad-based, with biomedical researchers, chemists, plant biologists, and public outreach experts. It includes research projects led by scientists from other institutions, including The Scripps Research Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


    '/>"/>

  • Contact: Scott LaFee
    slafee@ucsd.edu
    619-543-6163
    University of California - San Diego
    Source:Eurekalert  

    Page: 1 2

    Related medicine news :

    1. UC San Diego among first in nation to treat brain cancer with novel viral vector
    2. UC San Diegos William C. Mobley recognized for contributions to Down syndrome
    3. AAAS Pacific Division to convene joint session with world mummy scholars in San Diego
    4. Study finds Filipino children in San Diego County at higher risk for Kawasaki disease
    5. UC San Diego receives 2 major biomedical informatics grants
    6. UC San Diego researchers identify factor boosting leukemias aggressiveness
    7. La Jolla Institute to develop San Diegos first center for RNAi genomics research
    8. UC San Diego partners with Mozambique University to deliver quality health care
    9. UC San Diego researcher awarded $3.8 million for new path to breast cancer therapy
    10. Type 1 diabetes research at UC San Diego gets $5 million boost
    11. UC San Diegos Karin receives prestigious Harvey Prize
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    Related Image:
    UC San Diego Superfund Research Program receives $15 million grant renewal
    (Date:9/18/2014)... Alan Mozes HealthDay ... When it comes to emergency room waiting times, patients seeking ... time staring down the clock than those seen at smaller ... of crowding and our ability to provide timely emergency care ... of the authors of the new research, Dr. Renee Hsia, ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... proven it true: exercise is good for you. But ... exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients ... model of melanoma, found that combining exercise with chemotherapy ... Libonati, an associate professor in the School of Nursing ... Nursing Research, was the senior author on the study, ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... TayganPoint Consulting Group, a leading strategic ... co-founder John Cassimatis was named as one of ... recognizing the region’s top healthcare and life science ... the year. , The Innovation Awards celebrate companies ... to shape the medical industry in Greater Philadelphia ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... awarded the Alex Ormond, Jr. Leadership Award by the ... toward improving healthcare and wellness throughout the nation and ... to receive this award,” said Ben. “The Savannah Science ... for 65 years and multiple generations have gone through ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... group of international scientists have developed a new method ... here . , The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-led research, ... Diseases , describes the use of fecal samples from ... been exposed to the virus. This represents a new ... potentially change the way Ebola virus is studied and ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find 2Health News:ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find 3Health News:Exercise boosts tumor-fighting ability of chemotherapy, Penn team finds 2Health News:TayganPoint Executive Receives Prestigious Award from Philadelphia Business Journal 2Health News:Quirk Awarded the Alex Ormond, Jr. Leadership Award by the Savannah Science Seminar 2Health News:Research yields a game changer for improving understanding of Ebola and great apes 2Health News:Research yields a game changer for improving understanding of Ebola and great apes 3
    ... such as having trouble remembering recent events may indicate ... than typical age-related changes. These findings, which are published ... Society, indicate that primary care clinicians, who are ... about their memory, should be aware that such complaints ...
    ... SEATTLE The number of cases and deaths from breast ... the developing world where more women are dying at younger ... for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of ... in just three decades, from 641,000 cases in 1980 to ...
    ... 14, 2011, advance online edition of the New ... hepatitis C who took a combination medicationa telaprevir-based regimen ... weeks were cured. Usually, the treatment is administered ... treatment is unnecessary, possibly changing the standard of care ...
    ... , WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14 (HealthDay News) -- How ... much you consume in determining the risk of heart ... binge drinking, defined as having seven drinks a day for two ... increased risk for atherosclerosis or "hardening of the arteries" caused by ...
    ... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Sept. ... cluster of factors known as the "metabolic syndrome" could ... obese patients without such factors, new research suggests. ... -- increased blood pressure, higher-than-normal insulin levels, excess body ...
    ... 14 (HealthDay News) -- Some children are born with natural ... Johns Hopkins University researchers tested the "number sense" of ... tests included having the kids look at groups of ... guess which group had more dots. Kids were also ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Some memory complaints in the elderly may be warning signs of cognitive problems 2Health News:More women dying from breast and cervical cancer at a younger age in developing countries 2Health News:More women dying from breast and cervical cancer at a younger age in developing countries 3Health News:Shorter treatment with hepatitis C drug combination may be more beneficial, study shows 2Health News:Drinking Patterns Affect Heart Health, Mouse Study Finds 2Health News:Drinking Patterns Affect Heart Health, Mouse Study Finds 3Health News:Certain Risk Factors Could Spur Heart Failure in Normal-Weight People 2Health News:Certain Risk Factors Could Spur Heart Failure in Normal-Weight People 3Health News:Certain Risk Factors Could Spur Heart Failure in Normal-Weight People 4Health News:Trouble With Math? Blame Your Lack of 'Numbers Sense' 2
    (Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014  ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. ... Ph.D. to its corporate Advisory Board for business ... at the Harvard Medical School and Visiting Professor ... received his Masters degree in Electronics Engineering and ... University of Bologna. After spending a year as ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014 MiMedx Group, Inc. ... processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials ... today that it has entered into a distribution ... will provide its dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane ("dHACM") ... exclusively on a private label basis. ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... and PLAINSBORO, N.J. , ... its support of the National Hemophilia Foundation,s (NHF) ... which provides support to people with hemophilia and ... psychosocial challenges that can impede disease management. The ... Communication With Your Provider About Pain , ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:ADM Tronics Appoints Gianluca DeNovi, Ph.D. To Advisory Board 2ADM Tronics Appoints Gianluca DeNovi, Ph.D. To Advisory Board 3MiMedx Signs Distribution Agreement With Zimmer 2MiMedx Signs Distribution Agreement With Zimmer 3Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 2Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 3
    ... survival,in the SPARC Phase 3 trial consistently demonstrate ... patients receiving,satraplatin. These analyses included prior Taxotere use,geographies, ... -- The two,major causes of progression in the ... were each associated with a 36%,reduction in relative ...
    ... co-primary endpoints, Wake After Sleep Onset and Total,Sleep Time, ... met at both doses - Evotec to host a,conference ... today , HAMBURG, Germany | OXFORD, England, June 4, ... top-line,results from its first phase II clinical trial of ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 2Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 3Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 4Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 5Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 6Additional New Data from Satraplatin SPARC Phase 3 Investigational,Trial Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 7Evotec AG (DE) - Evotec Reports Positive Proof-of-Concept Top-Line,Results with ... 2Evotec AG (DE) - Evotec Reports Positive Proof-of-Concept Top-Line,Results with ... 3Evotec AG (DE) - Evotec Reports Positive Proof-of-Concept Top-Line,Results with ... 4
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    ... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    Medicine Products: