Month: April 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: Chronic nerve injury focus of $1.6 million orthopedic study

A research team led by Dr. Ranjan Gupta, professor and chair of orthopedic surgery, has received a five-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of Health to find new ways to treat of chronic nerve.

UC Irvine News Brief: Jasper Vrugt wins award for contributions to hydrology modeling

Young Scientist Award from the European Geosciences Union will be bestowed at the May EGU meeting.

UC Irvine News Brief: Daniel Bibona

UC Irvine pitcher Daniel Bibona named as finalist for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

California funds UCI basic research on stem cells

UCI’s Marian Waterman and Aileen Anderson will receive California Institute for Regenerative Medicine grants totaling more than $2.6 million to study the underlying biology of stem cells aimed at treating spinal cord injury, cancer and other disorders.

Students protesting state budget cuts to education march on UCI’s Ring Mall during March 4’s “Day of Action.”

Free speech explored on HIPerWall

HIPerWall makes its first foray into community education with “Our Students Speak” display on freedom of expression.

UC Irvine Advisory: Engage

May 4 event includes a volunteer and internship fair linking students with community groups.

Cahalan, Duncan, Trumbore elected to National Academy of Sciences

Election to the NAS is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a U.S. scientist.

Transgenic Hydra expressing the green fluorescent protein.

UCI a historical hotbed of hydra research

UCI biologists’ groundbreaking work with the freshwater polyp hydra helped put a young campus on the map.

Helping Chileans heal

Roxane Cohen Silver, UCI expert on trauma and coping, advises leaders of quake-stricken country on ways to promote psychological recovery.

Rose Jacobs

Giving doctors a checkup

Living Our Values Award recipient Rose Jacobs makes sure UCI physicians have — and keep — the proper credentials. She’s director of medical staff administration at UC Irvine Medical Center.