Month: August 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI medical student awarded Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship

UC Irvine medical student Andrew Eads is one of 20 rising fourth-year medical students to receive a Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships from the American Medical Association Foundation.

The Joint Commission identifies best practices at UC Irvine Medical Center

Anesthesia services, medication management and medical records among lauded areas.

Big quakes more frequent than thought on San Andreas fault.

Study finds they’ve occurred every 45 to 144 years, most recently in 1857.

UC Irvine News Brief: Dr. Virginia Kimonis awarded $372,000 to study hereditary muscle diseases

UCI pediatrician is among 38 researchers receiving multiyear funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Human neural stem cells restore motor function in mice with chronic spinal cord injury.

A UC Irvine study is the first to demonstrate that human neural stem cells can restore mobility in cases of chronic spinal cord injury, suggesting the prospect of treating a much broader population of patients.

Manuel Gomez

The legacy of Manuel Gomez

Hundreds honor Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Manuel Gomez, retiring after 38 years at UCI.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI ranks among top 50 U.S. universities, according to 'US News & World Report'

It places 41st in the overall category and 11th among public universities in the 2011 report – both improvements from last year.

Susan Turner

What happens after parole?

UCI professor Susan Turner studies crime and punishment to help state policymakers develop prison and parole programs based on effectiveness — not emotion or politics.

Ervin Meneses, a summer intern in Reginald Penner's chemistry lab at UCI

Teen goes for gold in UCI chemistry lab

Santa Ana teen excels at UCI Physics lab summer program.

Committed to high-quality cancer care

Dr. Randall Holcombe, chief of UCI’s Division of Hematology/Oncology, has a commitment to healing that has earned a high-quality designation, the first in the state.