Day: October 21, 2010

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.

Jessica Vaughan

Cross-country captain goes the distance for pediatric research

Jessica Vaughan is using the dedication needed in being the UC Irvine cross-country team’s captain to succeed a much longer and more difficult race: curbing the epidemic of childhood obesity in the U.S.

Hospital named in honor of benefactor

New 482,000-square-foot facility named after M.A. Douglas, who made posthumous donation of $21 million.