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San Diego – The inventions of cell phones, personal computers, and the Internet ushered in the digital revolution and altered our existence in ways that were unimaginable just a few decades ago. But the most precious part of our existence our health has so far been largely unaffected ...
- Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
New findings from a research study led by physicians at Scripps Health reveal that the drug cangrelor has the unique properties of achieving very fast blood thinning effects when needed to protect from heart attacks, but also dissipates rapidly so patients can undergo surgery without the excessive ...
- Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
- Scripps Green Hospital
Las Vegas – Wireless electronic devices such as those on display at the 2012 International CES are driving a revolution in the medical world that promises to radically change the way health care is delivered to patients. That’s the wake-up call that physician-researcher Dr. Eric Topol of ...
- Monday, January 9th, 2012
Scripps Health’s Eric J. Topol, MD, a world-renowned cardiologist and physician-scientist, was presented the 2011 TCT Career Achievement Award in a ceremony held today during the 23rd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. The award is given each year to a ...
- Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
In San Diego, Jerry Coleman is well known as a World Series MVP, war hero and Hall of Fame broadcaster. His most recent accomplishment – helping Scripps unlock the genetic secrets to lifelong health — was achieved when he joined the Scripps Wellderly Study. Learn more about how Scripps ...
- Friday, November 4th, 2011
The University of Michigan Medical School today announced the establishment of the Eric J. Topol Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine. A world-renowned cardiologist, Dr. Topol is currently chief academic officer at Scripps Health and a senior cardiologist practitioner at Scripps Clinic. Dr. ...
- Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Use of whole genome sequencing technology could provide important answers Scripps Health announced today it has launched an innovative clinical research study that is using whole genome sequencing to help determine the causes of idiopathic human diseases – those serious, rare and perplexing health ...
Legendary actress Cloris Leachman’s involvement in Scripps Health’s Wellderly Study was chronicled recently in a feature story on MSNBC. Led by Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, the Wellderly Study seeks to unravel the genetic secrets behind lifelong health by studying ...
- Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
Scripps airs vignettes about advances in medicine, personalized medicine and improving patient care.
The not-for-profit Scripps Health system and Complete Genomics Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOM), the whole human genome sequencing company, today announced a major collaboration that will help further the Wellderly Study, a landmark scientific research initiative aimed at unlocking the genetic secrets of ...
- Monday, October 3rd, 2011