Day: November 10, 2008

Gregory Weiss

Viruses become medical allies

Humans are surrounded by viruses, and most are harmlessly keeping bacteria under control. But some harmful viruses, such as the flu or common cold, can make us sick, while others such as Ebola or HIV can kill us.

Dr. Neil Jones

Toe-to-hand transfer

Dr. Neil Jones is among a few surgeons in the world to master the highly complex procedure of transferring toes microsurgically onto the hand to construct new thumbs and fingers.

Dr. Clarence E. Foster III

Doctor back from Iraq

Transplant surgeon Dr. Clarence E. Foster III recently traded the convenience of UC Irvine Medical Center’s modern operating rooms for the treacherous and harsh environs of war-torn Iraq, where he performed life-saving trauma surgery on injured soldiers and civilians and cared for the health of detainees.

Dr. Neil Jones

UCI recruits new director for hand surgery center

Dr. Neil Jones, orthopedic surgeon, talks about his pioneering work in toe-to-hand transfer surgeries

Moran Cohen

Perspectives on peace

Olive Tree Initiative gives Dalai Lama Scholar Moran Cohen greater insight into Middle East conflict