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Multiple, short learning sessions strengthen memory formation in fragile X syndrome

Multiple, short learning sessions strengthen memory formation in fragile X syndrome

A learning technique that maximizes the brain’s ability to make and store memories may help overcome cognitive issues seen in…
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How to keep the ‘happy’ in the holidays

How to keep the ‘happy’ in the holidays

UCI psychiatrist Jody Rawles says the key to reducing seasonal stress is setting realistic expectations
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Four from UCI named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

Four UC Irvine researchers in the areas of medicine, computer science, biological sciences and physics have been made fellows of…
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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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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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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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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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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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