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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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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…
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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
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UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum

UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum

As physicians and surgeons explore how to use Google Glass, the UC Irvine School of Medicine is taking steps to…
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Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center  to host second annual Stem Cell Art Exhibition and Community Reception

Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center to host second annual Stem Cell Art Exhibition and Community Reception

“Stem Cells Offer Hope” is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Sue & Bill Gross Hall: A…
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Bone marrow stem cells show promise in stroke treatment, UCI team finds

Bone marrow stem cells show promise in stroke treatment, UCI team finds

Stem cells culled from bone marrow may prove beneficial in stroke recovery, scientists at UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross…
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The envelope please

The envelope please

Medical students learn where their careers as doctors will begin
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Can kava cure cancer?

Can kava cure cancer?

UC Irvine study of plant compound’s effectiveness against bladder malignancies has yielded promising results
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Bevacizumab prolongs survival in advanced cervical cancer, UC Irvine-led trial finds

Orange, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 — Women with advanced cervical cancer now have a new treatment option that could lengthen…
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