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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…
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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…
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Predicting epilepsy

Predicting epilepsy

Biomarker indicates which victims of febrile seizures will later develop the brain disorder
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Cancer in the crosshairs

Cancer in the crosshairs

Targeted treatment through UC Irvine Health has rendered Jackie Raser’s lung tumor dormant and vastly improved her quality of life
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UCI researchers learn how botulism-causing toxin enters bloodstream

UCI researchers learn how botulism-causing toxin enters bloodstream

UC Irvine School of Medicine researchers have discovered the mechanism by which bacterial toxins that cause food-borne botulism are absorbed…
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Leading the way for cancer cures

Leading the way for cancer cures

New Chao center director Rick Van Etten focuses on boosting patient treatments, access
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UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum

UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum

As physicians and surgeons explore how to use Google Glass, the UC Irvine School of Medicine is taking steps to…
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Encouraging cross-campus collaboration

Encouraging cross-campus collaboration

Multidisciplinary projects focused on data science, medical humanities and water will be funded under new Interschool Academic Initiative program
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Gala attracts record $1.6 million in community support for cancer research and patient care

Gala attracts record $1.6 million in community support for cancer research and patient care

Community and business leaders attending the UC Irvine Health gala, “Healers & Heroes,” on April 26 proved to be the…
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