Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office

Articles by Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office

Repurposed Asthma Drug Shows Blood Sugar Improvement among Some Diabetics

by Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office, Yadira Galindo-University of California, San Diego News Office

Researchers have identified a molecular signature in patients who responded to amlexanox, an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic drug used to treat asthma that was developed in the 1980s in Japan

What Makes A Bacterial Species Able to Cause Human Disease?

by Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office, University of California - San Diego

Global effort produces first cross-species genomic analysis of Leptospira, a bacterium that can cause disease–and death–in targeted mammals, including humans

Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory

by Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office, Yadira Galindo-University of California, San Diego News Office

Higher consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFA), commonly used in processed foods to improve taste, texture and durability, has been linked to worsened memory function in men 45 years old and younger, according to a University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study published online on June 17 in PLOS ONE.

Of Mice, Not Men

by Scott LaFee-University of California, San Diego News Office

Catalog of mouse functional genome pinpoints similarities and some significant differences.