Month: September 2010

Liver defect likely cause of DHA deficiency in Alzheimer’s patients, UCI study finds.

Low levels of the omega-3 fatty acid may contribute to the neurodegenerative disease.

Dr. Rita Mehta

Breast cancer researcher targets tumors

Dr. Rita Mehta’s research has led to more effective breast cancer treatments, with lifesaving results.

UC Irvine News Brief: Professor, alum honored at L.A. Latino film festival

“Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program,” co-directed by Gilbert Gonzalez and Vivian Price, wins the Cinelatino Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary.

UCI seismologist Lisa Grant Ludwig

Finding more temblors along the fault

UCI seismologist Lisa Grant Ludwig finds far more frequent earthquakes along the San Andreas fault.

Team of UCI doctors works with local high school athletes to improve diagnosis, treatment.

Treating concussion is team effort

Team of UCI doctors works with local high school athletes to improve diagnosis, treatment.

UCI receives prestigious grant supporting humanism in medical education

Award will fund training for anesthesiology residents in patient-centered care.

"Emergence – Art & Artificial Life"

At art’s edge

Art is often described as “cutting-edge.” But UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology is beyond that. It’s on the “bleeding edge,” according to Antoinette LaFarge, associate dean for graduate affairs at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts and associate professor of digital media. She should know. She’s been with the center from the beginning. This fall […]

Tom Hayashi and Peggy Woelke, his neighbor and caregiver, visit the clinic for his annual evaluation

Testing the powers of recall

Forgetting where you parked your car, the name of someone you just met or a new phone number is a sign of the normal changes to short-term memory that most healthy adults experience as they age. Becoming lost on the way to the grocery store, not recognizing someone familiar or forgetting what a phone does, […]