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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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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…
2 months 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…
2 months ago
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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
2 months ago
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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…
2 months ago
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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
3 months ago
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