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New ‘top doc’ has heavy caseload

New ‘top doc’ has heavy caseload

As head of the county’s largest hospital and only medical school, Howard Federoff has his finger on the pulse of…
1 week ago
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UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

A UC Irvine research team will receive up to $5 million over five years in federal support to further develop…
3 months ago
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Dr. Howard Federoff named UCI vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of medicine

Dr. Howard Federoff named UCI vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of medicine

Dr. Howard Federoff – a nationally renowned clinical and research leader at Georgetown University and a groundbreaking investigator for neurological…
4 months ago
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UCI, Italian scientists limit accelerated cellular aging caused by methamphetamine use

The ravaged faces of methamphetamine addicts tell a terrible tale – abusing the drug dramatically accelerates aging. Now scientists from…
5 months ago
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UCI team develops test to rapidly diagnose bloodstream infection

UCI team develops test to rapidly diagnose bloodstream infection

A new bloodstream infection test created by UC Irvine researchers can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians…
8 months ago
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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…
11 months ago
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Chinese herbal compound relieves inflammatory and neuropathic pain

A compound derived from a traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found effective at alleviating pain, pointing the way to…
1 year ago
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UCI researchers awarded $2.27 million to create novel diabetes treatments

Two UC Irvine research groups have received $2.27 million from the JDRF to develop innovative methods of treating and possibly…
2 years ago
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Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent, UCI study finds

Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent, UCI study finds

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the lifespan of…
2 years ago
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Circadian rhythms control body’s response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds

Circadian rhythms control body’s response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds

Circadian rhythms can boost the body’s ability to fight intestinal bacterial infections, UC Irvine researchers have found.
2 years ago
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UCI study on autism named one of 10 major research achievements in 2012

UCI study on autism named one of 10 major research achievements in 2012

A study by Daniele Piomelli identifying brain chemicals that improved symptoms of fragile X syndrome was selected as one of…
2 years ago
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Fetal exposure to tributyltin linked to obesity in offspring and subsequent generations

Fetal exposure to tributyltin linked to obesity in offspring and subsequent generations

Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of the chemical tributyltin (TBT) – which was used in marine antifouling paints and…
2 years ago
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