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DEC 8Two UCI researchers named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors
NOV 21New UCI-led study shows repeated stress accelerates aging of the eye; Retinal aging caused by stress produces symptoms similar to those resulting from natural aging
NOV 15UCI’s Oswald Steward to serve as president of Society for Neuroscience; Director of Reeve-Irvine Research Center is fourth faculty member to hold prestigious post
NOV 13A Remedy for the Federally Funded Physician Shortage; Opinion by Christian Hardoy
OCT 27UCI earns designation as CIRM Alpha Clinic with five-year, $8 million grant
OCT 27Dr. Benoosh Afghani weighs in on The Hill article, What to know about RSV symptoms and transmission
OCT 24Estée Lauder endowment will establish epigenetics fellowship at UCI; Award honors late professor-researcher Paolo Sassone-Corsi and his groundbreaking work
OCT 19UCI launches Center for Neurotherapeutics to facilitate drug discovery and therapy delivery
OCT 4UCI assistant professor is awarded $100,000 grant for research into women's cancers
OCT 3UCI School of Medicine earns sixth consecutive Apple Distinguished School recognition
SEP 28Doctors Explain Multiple Sclerosis, the Autoimmune Disease That Affects Patients From Head to Toe
SEP 26UCI awarded $13.8 million federal contract to profile lipid nanoparticles; Findings will increase understanding of vaccine immune responses and side effects
SEP 23New UCI-led report Illustrates potential of precision genome editing in treating inherited retinal diseases; Improvements in technology and delivery techniques could revolutionize treatment of genetic disorders of vision
SEP 22UCI is key member of multi-institutional, $126 million NIH brain mapping project; Campus to receive $10 million over five years for role in Cell Atlas Network
SEP 20In Memoriam: Lewis Mark Slater, MD
SEP 19Precision health perspectives
SEP 16UCI Podcast: The success of PRIME-LC
SEP 15UCI School of Medicine PhD student group hosts coding workshops for area high schoolers
SEP 14CIRM awards UCI $2.7 million to create regenerative medicine training program
SEP 12UCI is ranked among nation’s top 10 public universities for eighth year in a row
SEP 9Eating Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Risk of Heart Disease
SEP 9CIRM Funds New Therapy for Refractory and Metastatic Solid Cancers
SEP 8LEAD ABC Supports Black Medical Students and Patients
SEP 7Surprising discovery by UCI-led team links Piezo1 and cholesterol during brain development; New research may provide avenues for novel treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s
AUG 22The sleep detectives
AUG 19Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, wins 2022 Ludwig von Sallmann prize
AUG 18UCI School of Medicine researcher nominated for OCBJ’s 2022 Innovator of the Year
AUG 15Remembering Michael W. Berns, PhD
AUG 10New UCI-led study reveals computation-guided approach to suppressing cancer tumor growth
AUG 10New UCI-led research reveals the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression
AUG 5COVID-19 may be tied to rise in brain infections in children says Coleen Cunningham, MD, professor and chair of pediatrics at UCI
AUG 1Cure for hair loss? Breakthrough study may pave the way for new treatment
JUL 29Precision health perspectives
JUL 28Tallie Z. Baram, UCI – Early Adversity and Brain Development
JUL 25Circadian clock watchers
JUL 21CBD Sales Projected to Hit $11 Billion by 2027: Is It Safe, Effective?
JUL 19How to inhibit photoreceptor death? A new way to fight pigmentary retinopathy
JUL 18What gene changes and blood could tell us about the opioid crisis
JUL 13Research reveals how brain inflammation may link Alzheimer's risk, sleep disturbance; Multisite team included UCI, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wake Forest University
JUL 12How UC Irvine is using precision medicine to target neurodegenerative diseases
JUL 12Honoring the legacy of Alan B. Gazzaniga, MD
JUL 5UCI researcher leads study linking ALS to immune and central nervous systems; Findings show promise of bone marrow transplants as novel treatment approach
JUNE 24UCI professor honored with the Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Distinguished University Service Award
JUNE 22Neuroscientists Create Maps of the Brain after Traumatic Brain Injury
JUNE 22UCI researchers aim to diversify clinical research participation with $3.7 million NIH grant
JUNE 17UCI neuroscientists create maps of the brain after traumatic brain injury; Findings shed new light on memory and epilepsy
JUNE 14Daily cannabis in adolescent mice leads to lasting changes in brain immune cells
JUNE 7UCI wins 5-year, $14M NIH grant to study brain circuits susceptible to aging, Alzheimer’s disease; Findings will advance development of better early diagnostic tools, new treatment strategies
JUNE 6New UCI-led study reveals characteristics of stable Vitiligo skin disease; Discovery may lead to new treatments to reduce inflammation and promote repigmentation
JUNE 6Melanoma researcher covers all the bases
JUNE 2UCI research finds parents’ unpredictable behavior may impair optimal brain circuit formation; Disrupted development increases vulnerability to mental illness, substance abuse
MAY 31New UCI-led study finds that your genetic sex determines the way your muscle “talks” to other tissues in your body
MAY 24University of California Puts Teeth to Science Diversity Pledge
MAY 5UCI researchers reveal possible molecular blood signature for suicide in major depression; New approach integrates blood and brain data to identify potential blood biomarkers
MAY 4National Academy of Sciences names two UCI faculty members as fellows
MAY 3New UCI study reveals brain circuit responsible for cocaine withdrawal-induced anxiety and relapse-related behavior; Research identifies a potential target for therapeutic interventions
APR 30UCI celebrates COVID-19 vaccine scientists
APR 27UCI professor wins prestigious Robert Koch Prize for groundbreaking research
APR 21UCI Assistant Professor Selma Masri wins J&J WiSTEM2D Scholars Award for Science
APR 12UCI participates in landmark study that reveals clearest genetic signals yet for schizophrenia risk
APR 11Vision visionary UCI’s acclaimed Donald Bren Professor of Ophthalmology, Kris Palczewski, is blazing a trail of innovative research
APR 11UCI assistant professor of medicine receives MERIT grant from National Cancer Institute
APR 11New study from UCI reveals how to rejuvenate the immune system of elderly people and reduce their risk of infectious disease; Results identify reason for why older adults are significantly more susceptible to infectious diseases
APR 6UCI-led study could usher in new paradigm for drug discovery; Impact of native lipids on rhodopsin signaling and regeneration opens door to GPCR drug discovery in native membrane environments
APR 5New UCI-led study lays foundation for establishing base editing as a one-time, durable treatment for inherited retinal degeneration
MAR 29UCI-led study links early life adversity, microglia dysfunction, to aberrant adult stress responses, mental illness
MAR 23UCI-led study reveals how TREM2 gene mutation in brain microglia immune cells can increase Alzheimer’s risk
MAR 17"We don't live in a research bubble."
MAR 15UCI Health gastroenterologist honored by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
MAR 14The other March madness: Match Day
MAR 12Findings Reveal Possible Role For Peripheral Organs In Substance Use Disorders — ScienceDaily
MAR 11New UCI-led study finds links between circadian rhythms, metabolism and addiction; Findings reveal possible role for peripheral organs in substance use disorders
FEB 25New UCI study finds Harnessing Online Peer Education to be an effective tool for HIV prevention; Controlled trial shows increased HIV testing and reduced alcohol use among African American and Latinx MSM
FEB 17Physiology & biophysics professor co-writes book on how membranes, their proteins work
FEB 15University Of California, Irvine Launches Institute For Precision Health
FEB 9UCI study reveals neurobiological processes occurring during puberty that trigger sex differences in learning and memory; New findings suggest optimal teaching tactics, psychiatric treatment, should adapt to reflect brain differences
JAN 26UCI researchers discover cause, develop pharmacological treatment for reducing retinitis pigmentosa vision loss
JAN 26In-Depth: How a scientist laid the groundwork for the mRNA COVID vaccines in San Diego
JAN 12UCI-led research team discovers a molecular feature in prostate cancer with prognostic value, distinguishes ancestral differences; Expression signatures may be useful for assessing greatest risk of progression in prostate and other cancers
JAN 11Engineered particles efficiently deliver gene editing proteins to cells in mice
JAN 11UCI-led team first to discover new neural circuits that regulate spatial learning and memory in the brain’s hippocampal formation
JAN 4Using cryo-electron tomography, UCI researchers reveal molecular mechanisms underlying mutations within the eye that lead to blindness


NOV 30UCI-led study confirms linkage between altered DNA repair and DNA damage in neurodegenerative conditions causing debilitating movement disorders
NOV 18Tell-tale signs of pelvic inflammatory disease and how it's diagnosed
NOV 16UCI-led team develops new screening process, could lead to next-generation therapeutics for a broad spectrum of diseases
NOV 15UCI-led study finds single molecule within a specific plant used by Native Americans can treat both pain and diarrhea
NOV 15Multidisciplinary team from UCI publishes new guidance for neuroscience statistical analysis; New guide will lead to more rigorous analysis, reproducibility and richer conclusions
NOV 10Ralph and Sue Stern gift to support cancer center at new UCI hospital in Irvine; Longtime UCI donors’ latest gift adds to legacy of expanding lifesaving care
NOV 9UCI researchers reveal critical role of mechanosensor in skin wound healing
NOV 8UCI Center for Neural Circuit Mapping Investigators receive funding from three federal awards for a total of more than $7M
NOV 4Want to make sure your child is fully vaccinated for the holidays? Here is what to know.
NOV 4Got questions about the Covid vaccine for kids? Here’s a helpful FAQ for parents
NOV 4UCI and CHOC join new NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence Network
NOV 4Three UCI Faculty Awarded for Outstanding Work in Innovation
NOV 2Orange County’s COVID-19 weekly averages increase
NOV 2Can Specific Foods or Diets Boost Your Testosterone Levels?
OCT 27UCI Scientists Discover Pathway Blocking Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain
OCT 25NBC LA's Challenge Hero of the Night – Nora Nabi, First Year PhD Student
OCT 25Molecular mechanism that controls the transition from acute to chronic pain revealed
OCT 22UCI-led study suggests new molecular target for therapeutic interventions aimed at C. difficile infection
OCT 22UCI-led study first to reveal specific molecular mechanism that controls the transition from acute to chronic pain
OCT 12UCI Health recognized among top academic medical centers for high-quality care
OCT 11Members of the Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium
OCT 11Does Herd Immunity Still Matter?
OCT 10Should young people only get 1 dose of the COVID vaccine?
OCT 8Dr. Clayman encourages urologists to help distribute endoscopy kits
SEPT 29"The Cannabis Question" on PBS Nova featuring Daniele Piomelli, PhD, PharmD
SEPT 20Falling Leaves Foundation $30 million lead gift to fund innovative UCI medical research building
SEPT 20Charles Vega, MD, Associate Dean for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Named a Top Diversity Leader by Modern Healthcare
SEPT 20Commentary by Dean Michael J. Stamos, MD: Why Bother to Get Vaccinated?
SEPT 8UCI-led research uncovers new mechanism that promotes wound healing in skin
AUG 30How innovation is challenging conventional assumptions about STEM careers
AUG 27Santa Ana awards UCI $700,000 to address healthcare inequities among the vulnerable
AUG 18What you need to know about the delta variant; UCI coronavirus expert Michael Buchmeier, PhD, answers your questions
AUG 13UCI researchers find vital enzyme holds key to the fight against cancer and viral infections; Understanding how to control the enzyme may lead to new treatments against cancers and viral infections
AUG 11Debate grows over mask mandates in schools as Delta variant poses risk to children
AUG 10The talent equation: How new innovation-driven roles in surprising fields are redefining our perception of scientists
JULY 20UCI-led study finds unleashing certain T cells may lead to new treatments for multiple sclerosis
JULY 6Laura Ewell, PhD, Receives Junior Investigator Award from American Epilepsy Society
JUNE 30Celebrating the Fourth with Neuroscience Fireworks
JUN 25Loss of circadian regulation allows for increase in glucose production during lung cancer progression
JUN 24UCI professor wins Spain’s prestigious Princess of Asturias award for scientific research
JUN 23New study finds abnormal response to cellular stress is associated with Huntington’s disease
JUN 22Study finds most common protein in blood is instrumental in enabling human fertilization and fighting infection
JUN 18Study reveals new therapeutic target for C. difficile infection
JUN 10Se aferró a su sueño de ser doctora y 22 años después lo logró
JUN 8Researchers Discover Potential Biomarker for Progressive MS, Neurodegeneration
JUNE 4World-renowned researcher Vladimir Kefalov joins UCI Departments of Ophthalmology and Physiology & Biophysics
JUNE 1UCI-led study sheds light on mysterious genotype-phenotype associations; New data contributes to knowledge about the molecular mechanisms underlying many human complex traits and diseases
MAY 24Michael Berns, PhD, elected British Royal Society of Medicine Fellow
May 17UCI pediatric infectious disease expert says parents should get their teens immunized to protect them from COVID-19
May 13New study finds low levels of a sugar metabolite associates with disability and neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis
MAY 3New Antireflux Technique Combines Laparoscopic, Transoral Approaches
APR 21Minorities Receive Less Timely Dementia Diagnoses Than Whites
APR 18NIH grant will fund study of novel approach to repairing permanently damaged retinas
APR 14Dr. Jose Mayorga joined the KQED Forum discussion about California's Expanded Vaccine Eligibility and the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause
APR 14New discovery could lead to therapies for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
APR 8Geoff Abbott, PhD, speaks on Super Human Radio about the Antihypertensive Properties of Green and Black Tea
APR 6Medical students haven't been deterred by the stress of Covid on hospitals and staff -- they are eager to help
APR 6UCI awarded 5-year, $4.2M grant to study rare muscle disorder affecting aging Americans; Currently untreatable, sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) causes muscle weakness and severe disability
APR 1Graduate Student Francisco Gutierrez Carranza and Professor Dr. José Mayorga honored at 2021 Latino Excellence and Achievement Awards.
APR 1UCI-led team awarded $2.3 million as part of the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine; Precision medicine will be used to study the impacts of adverse and unpredictable experiences on children's neurodevelopment
MAR 23Dr. Jonathan Lakey Named to Head Development Team to Further GATC Health’s Diabetes Diagnoses and Treatment Platform
MAR 15Residents-in-waiting
MAR 8New discovery explains antihypertensive properties of green and black tea; Study results may lead to new blood pressure-lowering medications
FEB 18UCI's Infectious Diseases Chief Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines
FEB 18Radioactive 'cement' may be a safer way to treat spinal tumors
FEB 18Neurology Resident's Medicine-Related Doodles Gaining Traction on Instagram
FEB 11Tuning the circadian clock, boosting rhythms may be key to future treatments and medicines; New article unravels the remarkable relationship between time-of-day and physiology
JAN 27New study points to better diagnostics for cancer; CHALM method helps researchers identify more reliable cancer biomarkers than traditional methods
JAN 22UCI to build world-class hospital on Irvine campus
JAN 6UCI team at work on preemptive vaccine for all coronaviruses


DEC 17Brain cancer patient survives 13 years
DEC 17Podcast: Do No Harm: Racism in Patient Care with Drs. Carol Major and Charles Vega
NOV 12New prediction algorithm identifies previously undetected cancer driver genes; Leveraging public data reveals new information about genetic and epigenetic alterations and their roles in cancer
OCT 29Cognitive decline distorts political choices, UCI-led study says; Disconnect found between political affiliation, political decisions in the cognitively impaired
OCT 27Cancer treatment without side effects? UCI, Swiss researchers eliminate brain tumors without damaging cognition
OCT 23Kristen M. Kelly, MD, appointed chair of UCI Department of Dermatology
OCT 22NIH Awards Over $100 Million to Examine Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome
OCT 21Cunningham tapped as new chair for UCI Pediatrics and Senior Vice President & Pediatrician-in-Chief for CHOC Children’s
OCT 19UCI-led study reveals significant restoration of retinal and visual function following gene therapy; New generation CRISPR technology lays foundation for therapeutics to treat a wide range of inherited ocular diseases
OCT 15UCI-led 4D Nucleome project receives $3 million from NIH to map aging-associated chromatin organizational changes in human brain cells
OCT 7Simple sugar found in human breast milk possible therapy for repairing myelin in multiple sclerosis
OCT 4Dr. Mark Fisher quoted in NYTimes Article "How to Cover a Sick Old Man"
SEPT 30New study finds antidepressant drug effective in treating “lazy eye” in adults
SEPT 21Regulatory T cells could lead to new immunotherapies aimed at treating multiple sclerosis
SEPT 14Study finds new #MDsToo curriculum sensitizes faculty members and residents to mistreatment
SEPT 10Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil, appointed chair of UCI Department of Neurology
SEPT 10UCI Department of Biological Chemistry professor awarded Mallinckrodt Foundation grant
AUG 21Women with diabetes and high levels of coronary artery calcium at greater risk of death than men
AUG 4UCI researchers publish new guide for viral tracers in neural circuit mapping; Center for Neural Circuit Mapping established to disseminate molecular tools to the worldwide neuroscience community
JUL 27New study reveals how day- and night-biting mosquitoes respond differently to colors of light and time of day; Discovery may lead to innovation in harmful insect control
JUL 21New discovery reveals brain network mechanism that causes spatial memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease
JUL 13Pickled capers activate proteins important for human brain and heart health; New study reveals how
JUN 22UCI Podcast: In the ER with Dr. Chris Fox
JUN 16UCI Podcast: How the LEAD-ABC program gives black medical students a ‘powerful’ voice
JUN 15Caution urged for reopening schools to prevent spread of COVID-19 crisis
JUN 13Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD has been selected as a recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award
JUN 12UCI researchers uncover cancer cell vulnerabilities; may lead to better cancer therapies
JUN 11Medical school graduates ready to fight COVID-19 on the front lines
JUN 5Newly funded COVID-19 research aims to protect the most vulnerable
JUN 3Thomas Milner to Lead Beckman Laser Institute
JUN 1Giving their all
MAY 30Med students make do – and then some
MAY 27UCI Podcast: The race for COVID testing
MAY 12Interdisciplinary research team awarded $3.8M to study molecular changes in the brain caused by Alzheimer’s disease; Epigenomic analysis could lead to early detection and new therapies
MAY 11Tu Foundation gives $2.5 million to UCI to support COVID-19 patient care, research: Funding allows campus to ramp up lifesaving treatments, testing and discoveries
MAY 11Fast-tracked funding: To expedite campus response to pandemic, UCI leadership amasses $2.5 million for COVID-19 research projects
APR 22New study could lead to therapeutic interventions to treat cocaine addiction; Targeting mechanisms in the brain that trigger euphoric sensations could be key
APR 17DARPA-funded microchip technology optimizes convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients
APR 16TrackCOVID is a free, open-source smartphone app that permits contact tracing for potential coronavirus infections while preserving privacy
APR 16Bravo! UCI medical students support clinicians, hospice volunteer honored and more
APR 15He was building rockets. Now he's taking on America's ventilator shortage
APR 13UCI clinical trial targeting retinitis pigmentosa receives $6.6M grant from California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
APR 10Coronavirus diaries are helping people cope. They’re also a research gold mine
APR 8UCI-led study finds modifiable risk factors could play a role in Alzheimer’s disease; Amyloid accumulation not the only risk factor in Alzheimer’s risk
APR 07Campus labs making sample-preserving fluid for COVID-19 test kits
APR 02Medical, nursing, EMT students eager to contribute during coronavirus crisis
MAR 31UCI med students hold community drives for crucial medical supplies while helping staff with household needs
MAR 30UCI medical students kick off supply drive to help hospital's healthcare workers
MAR 30ABC7: Coronavirus news update
MAR 30Coronavirus: UC Irvine Students Hold Supply Drive For Masks, Face Shields For Health Care Workers
MAR 30UC Irvine medical students hold supply drive for health workers helping coronavirus patients
MAR 30UC Irvine Medical Students Rally for PPE for Medical Workers
MAR 30UCI Med Students Step up to Help Collect Masks and PPE
MAR 27Stem Cell Agency Board Approves $5 Million in Emergency Funding for COVID-19 Research
MAR 25New research predicts purified, prescription-strength fish oil could prevent more than 70,000 adverse cardiovascular events nationwide each year
MAR 23UCI researcher receives $3.5 million grant to study older adults diagnosed with dementia; Study to examine a type of dementia called hippocampal sclerosis (HS) that often mimics Alzheimer’s
MAR 19New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds; Discovery could lead to better understanding of poor wound healing in diabetic patients
MAR 18Where California stands with coronavirus testing right now
MAR 18The big residency reveal
MAR 16Professor Philip Kiser Receives 2020 Pisart Award for Outstanding Achievements in Vision Science
MAR 6Using new genomic technology, UCI researchers discover breast cancer cells shift their metabolic strategy in order to metastasize; Discovery may lead to new strategies for preventing the spread of cancer, saving thousands of lives
MAR 4Zombie scanning enables researchers to rapidly study peptide-receptor interactions on the cell surface; Hijacking the cell machinery allows rapid studies of peptide variants to expose mechanisms of action
FEB 27Skin and non-adhesive cells on the skin’s surface found to play pivotal role in the formation of fingers and toes; New discovery reveals how congenital malformation involves more than just the insufficient removal of the connective tissue as previously thought
FEB 27Bifunctional nanobodies proven effective at protecting against botulinum neurotoxins including Botox; Expanded use and potential misuse of botulinum neurotoxins increases health risks
FEB 21New discovery may drive the development of better, more effective immunotherapies for the treatment of breast cancer
FEB 18UCI researchers reveal how low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias; Discovery offers new targets for therapies aimed at preventing sudden death caused by heart attacks
FEB 18Daniele Piomelli, PhD weighs in on the dangers of vaping CBD in Good Housekeeping article titled, "A Beginner's Guide to CBD: What Is It and How It Works"
JAN 24UCI researchers identify a connection between early life adversity and opioid addiction
JAN 7UCI team of researchers assess the psychological and physiological effects of augmented reality; Medical students participate in computer-based simulation that adds digital elements to a live view


DEC 5UCI-led study shows emerging rhinoplasty technique improves appearance and breathing
NOV 26Dr. Tallie Z. Baram named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
NOV 22UCI-led study reveals how consuming alcohol affects the circadian rhythm of the liver leading to disease; Targeting the liver's circadian rhythm may lead to new treatments for alcoholic liver disease
NOV 14Researchers develop cell therapy to improve memory and stop seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury; Transplanting new inhibitory neurons may repair damaged brain circuits
NOV 7UCI-led study reveals non-image light sensing mechanism of circadian neurons in fruit flies; Researchers reveal the role of blue and ultra violet light and how they affect central brain neurons
OCT 28MSTP Graduate Student Wins NIH Fellowship
OCT 24NIH establishes Cooperative Research Center with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two University of California campuses, Irvine and Davis
OCT 21UCI vision scientist Krzysztof Palczewski elected to National Academy of Medicine
OCT 21UCI School of Medicine receives national award for excellence in diversity; 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is a first for UCI
OCT 15UCI professor named to CDC committee on sexually transmitted infections
OCT 7UCI researcher receives 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study learning and memory
SEP 30New UCI study explains the molecular mechanism of botanical folk medicines used to treat hypertension; Lavender, fennel and chamomile among herbs discovered to act upon a shared therapeutic target in blood vessels
SEP 27Gavin Herbert Eye Institute ophthalmologist Dr. Andrew Browne discusses eye strokes with U.S. News & World Report.
SEP 26UCI School of Medicine researchers lead an international team for $4.3M NIH BRAIN Initiative award for new brain mapping tool
SEP 23UCI study reveals critical role of new brain circuits in improving learning and memory for Alzheimer’s disease treatment
SEP 20Encouraging community access: Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center seeks to demystify its work with public lecture series, open houses.
SEP 19Certain diets may help cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and related cardiovascular problems in older women with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from UCI epidemiologist Andrew Odegaard, PhD, MPH.
SEP 12GHEI’s Dr. Rebecca Kammer talks about a miniature intraocular telescope and how it helps patients with macular degeneration
AUG 26UC Irvine Medical School gifts Butterfly handheld ultrasounds to its whole class of 2023
AUG 6UCI receives record $441 million in research funding for fiscal 2018-19
AUG 5White coats, bright futures; Ceremony for new medical students marks first step toward becoming doctors
JULY 31Physiology & Biophysics graduate student Jesse Holt awarded Gilliam Fellowship to support diversity and inclusion in science
JUL  25How parents can get kids with ADHD prepared to start school
JUL 24Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight; UCI-led study points toward new ways to prevent disease transmission
JUL 22New study explains the molecular mechanism for the therapeutic effects of cilantro
JUL 15New UCI-led study uncovers weakness in C. diff toxin; Discovery may lead to new therapeutics and vaccines aimed at fighting the deadly disease
JUL 10UCI child neurologist Dr. Tallie Z. Baram is awarded $15 million Conte Center grant
JUL 08UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone
JUL 08Waze data can help predict car crashes and cut response time
JUL 1UCI researchers to join national effort to build atlas of human breast cells
JUN 27Researchers discover new way to discriminate between mutations responsible for promoting cancer growth and those that are not
JUN 6PRIMEd for Health: California Medical Schools Focus on Underserved Communities
MAY 30UCI research helps shed new light on circadian clocks
MAY 22New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives App-users post crash alerts minutes before they are reported to CHP
MAY 13Study touts new method to reduce cognitive side effects of brain cancer radiation treatment
APR 26A physician-scholar first; UCI grad student Sarah O’Dell is pursuing both an MD and a doctorate in the humanities
APR 23John Christian “Chris” Fox, MD, appointed chair of the UCI School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine
APR 22UCI to establish skin biology, diseases resource center with $4 million NIH award
APR 18New UCI-led study defines when is the best time to exercise to get the most rejuvenating results
APR 11UCI-led research team catalogs mitochondria deletions in the human brain using a single test; Measuring mitochondria damage in the blood may lead researchers to quickly identify patients with psychiatric disorders who may benefit from targeted therapies
APR 9Researchers discover neural patterns key to understanding disorders such as PTSD
APR 5New discovery by UCI researchers may lead to alleviation of vision-related side effects caused by erectile dysfunction drugs
APR 4Dozens of clinics market risky cell therapies to treat eye disorders
MAR 27Upfront Combo Shows Improved OS in Metastatic Breast Cancer
MAR 26Tackling Physician Burnout by Giving Back
MAR 25Hell Yes: Drinking Coffee And Alcohol Every Day May Help You Live Longer
MAR 18Match Day helps UCI medical student continue career inspired by mother’s struggles
MAR 15Meeting their match - UCI medical students participate in a dramatic ceremony to learn where they’ll serve residencies
MAR 13Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis
FEB 28UCI researcher awarded nearly $4 million for studies related to neurological disorders including epilepsy
FEB 13Cleaning Routine Shows Promise in Curbing Superbug Infection
FEB 4CIRM approves $6 million in funding for UCI Researchers to study new treatment for Huntington’s disease
JAN 31UCI School of Medicine's virtual reality course featured on ABC7 Eyewitness News: VR gives students new perspective on patient care
JAN 28Featured on ABC7 Eyewitness News: UCI School of Medicine's culinary class gives doctors practical skills to help patients live healthier lives
JAN 24UCI-led study reveals that when it comes to brain connectivity, cell location matters most
JAN 14UCI-led study reveals how fasting can improve overall health and protect against aging-associated diseases


NOV 28Stephen White, professor emeritus of physiology & biophysics, is one of seven UCI faculty named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
NOV 14UCI researchers discover molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine: Analysis of leaf extract reveals novel chemistry for therapeutic ion channel activation
NOV 5UCI researchers uncover evidence of restored vision in rats following cell transplant
OCT 18Scientists uncover how rare gene mutation affects brain development and memory; Results suggest path toward precision therapies for neurodevelopmental disorders
OCT 11UCI-led study reveals that cells involved in allergies also play a key role in survival; Mast cells function to sustain brain and muscle during fasting or intense exercise
OCT 10UCI researchers discover molecular mechanisms of ancient herbal remedies; Components of leaf extract prove highly effective at preventing life-threatening seizures
OCT 02UCI neuroscientist Medha Pathak, PhD, receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award for research on the mechanics of human neural development.
SEP 27UCI researchers awarded $3.4M NIH “Cancer Moonshot” grant to study potential breakthrough in cancer immunotherapy
SEP 25UCI researchers identify new cause of brain bleeds; Study reveals evidence that blood deposits in the brain may not require a blood vessel tear
SEP 06UCI-led study reveals communication among organs, tissues regulating body's energy
SEP 06UCI researchers identify properties of stem cells that determine cell fate
AUG 30Neuroradiologists Drs. Daniel Chow and Peter Chang tell the Daily Pilot about their work harnessing artificial intelligence tools to improve disease detection and prevention.
AUG 07World-renowned vision scientist Krzysztof Palczewski to join UCI School of Medicine
JUL 30UCI awarded $9M grant to determine the long-term effects of cannabis on adolescents and study the impact of cannabis across the lifespan
JUL 30UCI radiologists report in the American Journal of Radiology the development of AI imaging to accurately analyze genetic mutations in brain tumors.
JUL 24When We Eat, or Don't Eat, May Be Critical for Health
JUL 24UCI Health selected as a site for the NeuroNEXT Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials
JUL 17UCI-led study finds therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD
JUL 11Noted cancer researcher Allen Chen joins UCI School of Medicine as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology.
JUN 26Dr. Lynn Hunt, director of the UCI Health Pediatric Gender Diversity Program, tells the Atlantic that many pediatricians don't know how to handle gender-dysphoric kids.
JUN 25UC Irvine’s Suzanne Sandmeyer joins board of stem cell agency
JUN 22UCI researcher Magdalene J. Seiler receives CIRM funding for stem cell-based retina therapy to treat blindness.
MAY 23UCI study shows in-home therapy effective for stroke rehabilitation
MAY 31UCI researchers uncover human breast epithelial cells that could lead to improved early detection of breast cancer.
MAY 21Ancient sequence motif leads UCI researchers to discover novel mode of neurotransmitter-based communication.
MAY 15A chronic runny nose and headache can sometimes signal a cerebral spinal fluid leak, UCI Department of Neurological Surgery Chair Dr. Frank Hsu tells
MAY 11UCI School of Medicine researcher Rongsheng Jin, PhD, identifies how the Clostridium difficile toxin causes deadly gastrointestinal infections.
MAY 11UCI Health family medicine specialist Dr. David Kilgore is named "Alumni of the Year" by University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.
MAY 02Todd C. Holmes, PhD, professor of Physiology and Biophysics, receives $2.1-million NIH grant, UCI's first ever Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA).
MAY 01UC Irvine calls for volunteers as NIH’s landmark $1.5-billion precision medicine research effort, All of Us, launches nationwide.
APR 24Dr. Dan Cooper, UCI pediatrics professor and founder of the Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center, tells CNN about the importance of childhood exercise.
APR 23Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, associate professor of psychiatry and director of UCI's Medical Ethics Program, discusses the bioethics of infant DNA sequencing on KPCC's AirTalk.
APR 20UCI researchers report in PLOS ONE that they have identified blood biomarkers which may allow more timely diagnosis and treatment of mild traumatic brain injuries.
APR 20UCI's Dr. Namita Goyal and patient Lisa Wittenberg talk with the L.A. Times about a Phase 3 stem-cell trial that is giving hope to people with Lou Gehrig's disease.
APR 17People reach their maximum cognitive abilities in their 60s, says UCI neuroscientist James Fallon, PhD, professor emeritus of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.
APR 13Dr. Charles Vega, professor in the Department of Family Medicine, explains that cardiovascular exercise can delay dementia, especially in women.
APR 05UCI neuroscientist Daniele Piomelli talks about his inventions and research with UCI Applied Innovations' online magazine, Tech Currents.
APR 04UCI researchers studying ways to slow the progression of ALS tell ABC7 how the stem-cell based experimental treatment works.
APR 02UC Irvine sleep expert Dr. Ruth Benca says improving your night's rest may help stave off dementia.
APR 01Southern California Public Radio KPCC talks about national Stop the Bleed Day with UCI Health experts.
MAR 28UC Irvine neuroscientist Tallie Z. Baram to receive prestigious Cotzias award from the American Academy of Neurology.
MAR 21UC Irvine Associate Professor Xiangmin Xu, PhD, shares prestigious NIH Brain Initiative award with UC San Diego professor.
MAR 16UC Irvine School of Medicine's Class of 2018 learns where they will begin their practice of medicine on Match Day 2018.
MAR 16Pain medicine specialist Dr. Shalini Shah tells Kaiser Health News how her UC Irvine Medical Center team is coping with a national shortage of opioid medications for hospital patients.
MAR 14ALS Brainstorm stem cell trial run by Namita Goyal, MD, helps UC Irvine patient fight the neurodegenerative disease.
FEB 20Drinking a few glasses of wine or beer daily and carrying a few extra pounds may be keys to longevity, UC Irvine neurologist Dr. Claudia Kawas says.
FEB 19UC Irvine neurologist Dr. Claudia Kawas says amyloid proteins linked to Alzheimer's have been found in people who nonetheless retain full cognitive function late in life.
FEB 13UC Irvine urologist Dr. Ralph Clayman tells CNN that kidney stones are on the rise in U.S. women and men in part because of the increased use of CT scans.
FEB 12Opioid abuse has dropped in states that have legalized marijuana, researchers say at a conference held by UC Irvine's new Center for the Study of Cannabis.
FEB 08UC Irvine medical student creates program to teach doctors to be sensitive to sexual abuse survivors' needs.
JAN The UC Irvine School of Medicine earns its fourth consecutive Apple Distinguished School award for innovation, creativity and its learning environment.
JAN 26Professor Daniele Piomelli, PhD, PharmD, offers California legislators an overview of the health effects of using cannabis and cannabis-derived products.
JAN 22A Department of Plastic Surgery researcher joins forces with UC Irvine biomedical engineers to help prevent diabetic foot ulcers.
JAN 22UC Irvine Health disaster medicine expert Carl Schultz, MD, explains to USA Today the effect numerous natural disasters and human-caused crises have had on the nation’s hospitals.
JAN 20Gavin Herbert Eye Institute officials mourn the passing of longtime UC Irvine benefactor Josephine Gleis.
JAN 18UC Irvine Health infectious disease expert Shruti Gohil, MD, MPH, explains why it's not too late to get a flu shot this season.
JAN 16Exercise is crucial in managing diabetes and preserving heart health, says Nathan Wong, professor of medicine and director of UC Irvine's Heart Disease Prevention Program.