CBS Los Angeles, Sep 19, 2014 4:40 pm
Groundbreaking study on Alzheimer’s taking place at UC Irvine
UCI researcher and doctor Aimee Pierce is involved in a clinical study to attempt to one day, slow memory loss. … “This is the first step toward developing a prevention for Alzheimer’s disease, and that’s critically important,” Dr. Pierce stated.
Orange County Register, Sep 19, 2014 4:40 pm
New chancellor lays out vision for UCI’s next stage
Howard Gillman is officially UC Irvine’s sixth chancellor .... What are some of your goals? ... Essentially what we all want to do is accelerate our momentum among globally pre-eminent research universities.
Los Angeles Times, Sep 19, 2014 4:39 pm
Regents OK raises up to 20 percent for UC chancellors
New UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman ... won unanimous regents’ approval as chancellor Thursday.... Gillman said he would strengthen ties with the Orange County community, at the campus medical center, in business and technology partnerships, the arts and K-12 schools.
Science Fiction, Sep 19, 2014 4:39 pm
Prophets of science fiction
At the University of California, Irvine, the Mazor Robotics Company deploys SpineAssist, a medical robot which performs tasks with a level of precision rivaling human surgeons.
Orange County Register, Sep 19, 2014 4:39 pm
Rare respiratory virus confirmed in California
Symptoms that could raise concern include difficulty breathing, wheezing and a prolonged dry cough that causes the abdomen to heave, said Dr. Shruti Gohil, an infectious-disease specialist with UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange.
Men's Health, Sep 19, 2014 4:38 pm
6 cures for a bad doctor’s appointment
The symptom: “I feel rushed. My doctor’s speaking too fast, and he keeps looking at his watch.” The cure: … writing down all your medications .... or concerns you have before stepping into the exam room, says Valen Treadaway, a third-year SP [Standardized Patient] at the University of California, Irvine Medical School.
Los Angeles Times, Sep 19, 2014 8:24 am
Opinion: L.A. heatwave: Don’t be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool
Scofflaw behavior is what UC Irvine philosophy professor Aaron James details in a book … . “A person counts as [a bad guy] when ... he systematically allows himself to enjoy special advantages in interpersonal relations out of an entrenched sense of entitlement that immunizes him against the complaints of other people.”
Minnesota Public Radio, Sep 19, 2014 8:23 am
Satellite: A better way to measure groundwater levels?
That’s what makes a special satellite used by a professor at the University of California, Irvine so exciting. … “We can literally put together maps regionally and globally of the places that are gaining and losing water each month,” said Famiglietti.
Orange County Register, Sep 19, 2014 8:23 am
Could you live to be 120? Here are 10 things to know about longevity
Has science found a longevity gene? “No,” says Robert Moyzis, professor emeritus of biological chemistry at UC Irvine, “but there are a variety of genes that have significant impact on how long each of us lives.”
Huffington Post, Sep 19, 2014 8:23 am
How a rare vision condition helps one artist see colors like few can
Dr. Kimberly Jameson of the University of California, Irvine and a team of researchers have published their research into Ms. Antico's gifts on their website and have called her case "the perfect storm" of conditions for the expression of the rare trait.