Month: May 2009

Faces with clocks projected onto them

Watching the body clock for better health

Paolo Sassone-Corsi is perhaps the world’s leading researcher on the body clock, and what he’s discovered may one day improve human health.

Calling Skid Row home: making L.A. district a viable community

In Los Angeles’ Skid Row district, homeless camps, shelters and drug treatment centers share the streets with upscale lofts and…

Mike Powe

Calling Skid Row home

UCI’s Mike Powe studies ways to make the Los Angeles district an inclusive, viable community.

Costume drawings for "Little Women" production

Dressing ‘Little Women’

On May 29, when the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ drama department raises the curtain on “Little Women: The Broadway Musical,” the actors will be wearing Caitlin Cisek originals.

Neuron synapses

Committing single events to memory

A study led by UC Irvine neuroscientist John Guzowski has found that a single brief experience was as effective at activating neurons and genes associated with memory as more repetitive activities.

Committing single events to memory

Single events account for many of our memories – a marriage proposal, a wedding toast, a baby’s birth. Until a…

Keirstead to receive award for stem cell research

Hans Keirstead, co-director of the UC Irvine Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, will receive $25,000 from the…

Traffic pollution found to increase heart attack, stroke risk

Epidemiologist Dr. Ralph Delfino and his UC Irvine colleagues provide some of the first evidence that air-pollution particles, especially unregulated…

UCI discovery part of successful arthritis drug trial

A new drug made from antibody compounds created by UC Irvine researchers Tom Lane and Hans Keirstead has successfully completed…

2009 Medal

Four people have been selected to receive UC Irvine’s most prestigious honor, the Medal, which annually confers lifelong recognition on those who have made exceptional contributions to the university’s mission of teaching, research and public service.