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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…
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UC study links brain inflammation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first…
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Exploring the ADHD-autism link

Exploring the ADHD-autism link

Jean Gehricke’s research is revealing similarities between the two disorders and suggesting new treatment approaches
3 months ago
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Long-term galactic cosmic ray exposure leads to dementia-like cognitive impairments

Long-term galactic cosmic ray exposure leads to dementia-like cognitive impairments

What happens to an astronaut’s brain during a mission to Mars? Nothing good. It’s besieged by destructive particles that can…
3 months ago
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UCI team gets $5 million to create stem cell treatment for Huntington’s disease

UCI team gets $5 million to create stem cell treatment for Huntington’s disease

Leslie Thompson of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UC Irvine has been awarded $5 million…
4 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 study of fruit fly ‘brain in a jar’ reveals mechanics of jet lag

Long the stuff of science fiction, the disembodied “brain in a jar” is providing science fact for UC Irvine researchers,…
4 months ago
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Forging ahead in the fight against hemochromatosis

Forging ahead in the fight against hemochromatosis

Christine and Gordon McLaren’s research advances are improving the prognosis for a hereditary blood-iron overload disorder
5 months ago
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Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

Human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise for reversing learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy, according to UC Irvine…
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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…
7 months ago
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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
8 months ago
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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…
8 months ago
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