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UCI, UCLA awarded $8 million to launch collaborative stem cell clinic

UCI, UCLA awarded $8 million to launch collaborative stem cell clinic

In a first-of-its-kind alliance, UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and UCLA’s Eli & Edythe Broad…
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Expert panel to discuss Ebola outbreak

Expert panel to discuss Ebola outbreak

EVENT: What is the Ebola virus? How does it spread? What’s being done to stop the current epidemic? What are…
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UCI engineers develop prototype of low-cost, disposable lung infection detector

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 – Imagine a low-cost, disposable breath analysis device that a person with cystic fibrosis could…
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UCI’s Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence to launch Oct. 17

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 – UC Irvine’s new Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence, which unites community partners with faculty…
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UCI to lead $8 million effort to create library of brain cell activity

UCI to lead $8 million effort to create library of brain cell activity

UC Irvine will receive $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to establish one of six national centers dedicated…
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Ready for ‘the big one’?

Ready for ‘the big one’?

UCI earthquake expert Lisa Grant Ludwig discusses faults, fallacies and the upcoming preparedness event
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Catherine M. Brock named executive director of The Center for Autism

Catherine M. Brock named executive director of The Center for Autism

Catherine M. Brock, a highly regarded clinical and administrative leader in the field of autism spectrum disorders, will become executive…
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UCI technology detects, monitors toxic algae bloom prompting 3-day ban on drinking tap water in Ohio

Technology developed at UCI was used to detect and monitor a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that prompted a…
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Making rare diseases their common cause

Making rare diseases their common cause

Dr. Virginia Kimonis and fellow UCI researchers are dedicated to finding genetic clues, giving new hope to families
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Strict genomic partitioning by biological clock separates key metabolic functions

Much of the liver’s metabolic function is governed by circadian rhythms – our own body clock – and UC Irvine…
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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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