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Gene inhibitor, salmon fibrin restore function lost in spinal cord injury

Gene inhibitor, salmon fibrin restore function lost in spinal cord injury

A therapy combining salmon fibrin injections into the spinal cord and injections of a gene inhibitor into the brain restored…
13 hours ago
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UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders

UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders

Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may…
2 days ago
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Squid skin protein could improve biomedical technologies, UCI study shows

Squid skin protein could improve biomedical technologies, UCI study shows

The common pencil squid (Loliginidae) may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more…
1 week ago
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Richard Sudek appointed executive director of UCI’s Institute for Innovation

Richard Sudek appointed executive director of UCI’s Institute for Innovation

Irvine, Calif., July 15, 2014 — The University of California, Irvine today named Richard Sudek, a respected scholar and higher-education…
1 week ago
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Satellites reveal possible catastrophic flooding months in advance, UCI finds

Data from NASA satellites can greatly improve predictions of how likely a river basin is to overflow months before it…
2 weeks ago
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‘Deep learning’ makes search for exotic particles easier

Fully automated “deep learning” by computers greatly improves the odds of discovering particles such as the Higgs boson, beating even…
3 weeks ago
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Abbott joins UCI’s TechPortal Orange incubator

TechPortal Orange, a medical business-technology incubator, has leased 900 square feet of laboratory space at its UC Irvine Medical Center…
3 weeks ago
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UCI Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology forge a research partnership

UCI Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology forge a research partnership

The Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism at UC Irvine and the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have agreed…
3 weeks ago
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Ineffective instructional methods are more apt to be used with math-challenged children

Ineffective instructional methods are more apt to be used with math-challenged children

First-grade teachers in the U.S. may need to change their approach to improving the math skills of students who struggle…
3 weeks ago
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Novel biomarker predicts febrile seizure-related epilepsy, UCI study finds

Novel biomarker predicts febrile seizure-related epilepsy, UCI study finds

A newly discovered biomarker – visible in brain scans for hours after febrile seizures – predicts which individuals will subsequently…
4 weeks ago
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UCI study finds that learning by repetition impairs recall of details

UCI study finds that learning by repetition impairs recall of details

UC Irvine neurobiologists Zachariah Reagh and Michael Yassa have found that while repetition enhances the factual content of memories, it…
4 weeks ago
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The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UCI receives $9.5 million gift

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UCI receives $9.5 million gift

Stacey Nicholas’ Opus Foundation has made a $9.5 million gift to The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine.…
4 weeks ago
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