Regenerative medicine is an emerging and interdisciplinary field whose aim is the recovery or regeneration of cells or organs with structural and functional damage. The advances in this field of medicine and technology are closely related to the new notions acquired on therapies which act in conjunction with medical treatments for different diseases, as cell ageing, the oxidization of the systems and its relation to cancer have led these therapies to become multidisciplinary.
Salk Women & Science is an ongoing program that brings together women in the community and leaders in biological science and technology. The program provides a dynamic and vibrant forum in which community and business leaders and Salk’s women of science have an opportunity to gather to discuss the latest discoveries in science and technology while inspiring more women to embrace scientific research as a focus of personal and philanthropic interest.
Professional hockey in San Diego has a rich history, dating back to the San Diego Skyhawks of the Pacific Coast Hockey League in 1944. Since then, San Diego has been home to several professional teams and leagues, with The San Diego Gulls taking to the ice in 2015. One of seven teams in the American Hockey League’s recently created Pacific Division, the San Diego Gulls concluded the 2015-16 earned second place in the Pacific Division and fifth in the Western Conference. Continuing on their growth and successes, San Diego Gulls Hockey Club recently welcomed the new President of Business Operations, Matt Savant. A proud father of three children and with the loving support of his wife, Savant serves as the primary liaison for the affiliation between the National Hockey League’s Anaheim Ducks and the San Diego Gulls, as well as oversee all business operations in San Diego.
Each year 1 in 8 women will hear the words ‘you have breast cancer.’ As devastating a diagnosis, there is hope. There are new treatments, new programs and there is San Ysidro Health Center (SYHC). While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SYHC is there for the community all year long. Providing critical health services to over 90,000 people in the greater San Diego area, SYHC’s patients are provided excellent comprehensive support and services throughout their cancer journey.
David Sánchez Yeskett ’98 recognizes that students of Mexican descent are part of the fabric of the University of San Diego and have been deeply rooted in its history, traditions, evolution and success since the beginning.
Sánchez Yeskett, who was born in Mexico City, is proud to be part of that legacy. As USD’s new president of Comité México, his focus is to encourage alumni, like him, to support current and future generations of students from México and of Mexican descent.
Every day, more than 3,900 Southwest flights offer a unique perspective on our planet. Seeing the Earth from 30,000 feet is a constant reminder of both the fragility and interconnectedness of the place we all call home. This viewpoint reinforces our ongoing commitment to conservation, the responsible use of resources, and mitigation of our environmental impacts.
At Project Concern International, they believe in giving people the tools they need to transform their own lives. While their organization is based in San Diego, they are currently operating in 15 countries, where they focus on preventing disease, ensuring maternal and child health, improving food security and livelihoods, and providing humanitarian assistance. At their Hands Across Borders Gala, they celebrate individuals who are committed to social change, and the dreamers who are transforming lives in the world’s poorest communities.
From inside out and outside in, Sycuan Casino’s employees give their heart and soul volunteering for a wide range of organizations in the region. There is no other partnership like when a sea of pink fundraising Sycuan Team Members break records at Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Race for the Cure.
The new Consul General of Mexico in San Diego Marcela Celorio has been a lifelong diplomat and now she’s bringing her international experience to our binational frontier. After the recent relocation of the former Consul General Remedios Gomez Arnau to Raleigh, NC., Celorio was the ideal candidate to take on the role.
The Jewish Federation of San Diego County’s annual fundraiser, The Men’s Event, underwritten by the Mizel Family Foundation, promises to set a new record as the largest gathering of Jewish philanthropists and business leaders from our vibrant community. The September 29 event is free and gives attendees the chance to learn about the impact of Federation around the world, network and nosh on kosher eats and hear from world renowned speakers.