At a recent luncheon honoring Dr. Doris Howell of La Jolla (founder of the Doris Howell Foundation for women’s health) fellow wellbeing advocate Dr. Anne Wallace gave a presentation on the past, present and future of breast cancer. Director of the Breast Care Unit and Professor of Clinical Surgery at UC San Diego, Dr. Wallace opened with the point “this field is changing really rapidly.”
Ann Romney will be the keynote speaker at the “Visions of Success – From Research to Reality,” High Tea, 2-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at the Grand Del Mar.
On three occasions in late October, the Seaforth sport fishing boat, Sea Watch, was spotted by astonished swimmers, divers, kayakers and shore onlookers as its crew fished in the marine reserve that surrounds La Jolla Cove, where for the past 40 years fishing has not been allowed.
Dr. Doris Howell, founder of the Howell Foundation and the creator of hospice care in San Diego, was honored at a luncheon at the La Jolla Country Club, Nov. 6, in advance of her 90th birthday on Dec. 2.
Three topics in this column: 1) Efforts to create an effective HIV vaccine have been stymied by the virus’s envelope protein. 2) Monoclonal antibodies offer new HIV control approach. 3) Economic boost of basic research
“I argue that we should have 10 times the pace of discovery.” — Geneticist and author J. Craig Venter
Over the Edge for Brain Cancer is a two-day event in which participants or “edgers” commit to a fundraising minimum in exchange for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down the tallest building on the San Diego skyline, the Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place.
In my previous columns, I’ve talked about the promise of using genetics to personalize cancer treatments, prevention and early detection. But there is much more to cancer than genetics.
Five new cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been reported at area schools this week according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.
Oct 18, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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The UC San Diego/Salk Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) will host a free symposium on “Mind Reading: Human Origins and Theory of Mind,” 1 – 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 in De Hoffmann Auditorium, Salk Institute, 10010 N. Torrey Pines Road.
Oct 14, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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