Month: October 2010

Patient using the robotic arm for rehab

Post-stroke robotic rehab

UCI team will explore use of automation in restoring manual dexterity to stroke patients.

UC Irvine's newly renamed hospital in Orange

Hospital benefactor honored

The hospital at UC Irvine Medical Center this week was officially renamed UC Irvine Douglas Hospital in honor of local businessman M.A. Douglas, whose estate donated $21 million to the new medical facility.

UC Irvine News Brief: Anatomy & neurobiology chair to help allocate epilepsy research funds

Ivan Soltesz will co-chair the review panel for the Epilepsy Foundation’s grant and fellowship program.

UCI to host awards dinner for outstanding community health efforts

Institute for Clinical & Translational Science will honor 11 Orange County community health advocates and organizations at its third annual Chancellor’s Community Health Awards Dinner.

UCI to host site dedication for Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

The site for the new clinical and academic center will be dedicated Friday, Oct. 29, at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, near the corner of Health Sciences Road and Bison Avenue.

Bethel Mesgana, and Jasmine Fang with the Dalai Lama

Putting her heart into holistic healthcare

UCI senior and new Dalai Lama Scholar Bethel Mesgana is dedicated to compassionate medicine.

Looking back into the future

UC Irvine physics professor and award-winning science fiction author Gregory Benford will write the introductory essays for “The Wonderful Future That Never Was,” a collection of predictions made in the pages of “Popular Mechanics” that reflects societies hopes and fears.

James Bullock

UCI cosmologist gives TV audiences a tour of Milky Way

Cosmologist and TV co-host James Bullock helps people see the really big picture — from the Milky Way to the farthest reaches of the universe. He’s one of the “bright young stars” in his field.

UC Irvine News Brief: Anatomy & neurobiology postdoc claims prestigious Cajal Club award

Csaba Varga wins the 2010 Cortical Explorer prize for discovering a new principle of cortical microcircuit organization.

UCI stem cell researchers to receive $9.35 million in state funding

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine grants awarded to Dr. Henry Klassen, Leslie M. Thompson, Brian Cummings and Aileen Anderson will support early stage translational research and help create stem cell treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, Huntington’s disease and traumatic brain injury.