Month: October 2010

UCI surgeons honored at world urology conference

Paper by Drs. Jason Lee and Elspeth McDougall was named best among the 900 presented, and Dr. Donald Pick won first place in the Endourological Society’s basic science research essay contest.

UC Irvine News Brief: Adam Martiny to head NSF study of biodiversity's effect on ocean chemistry

Assistant professor of Earth system science and ecology & evolutionary biology will focus on the ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus in plankton and its role in regulating global nutrient cycles.


The spice of life

Mahtab Jafari’s research shows curry’s main ingredient has more to offer than good flavor. It extended the lifespan of fruit flies by up to 20 percent, while improving locomotion and having tumor-prevention properties.

Evaluating forgetfulness

UCI’s Memory Assessment Clinic is the only outpatient facility in Orange County providing comprehensive services focused solely on the early identification of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Angela Garcia

Land of disenchantment

UCI anthropologist Angela Garcia studies rural drug addiction in her New Mexico hometown.

UC Irvine News Brief: First patient enrolled in clinical trial of UCI-created human embryonic stem cell-based therapy

Subject with acute spinal cord injury joins groundbreaking Phase I study sponsored by Geron Corp. at Atlanta location.

UCI community sends message to Sacramento

“Candidate Write-in” event urges legislature to reinvest in education.

Renowned neuroengineer to lecture on brain-machine interaction.

Dr. Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University will speak Oct. 7 on “Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting the Brain with Machines – and How It Will Change Our Lives” as part of the Ralph Gerard Lectureship Series, sponsored by UCI’s School of Biological Sciences.

Urging candidate support for higher education

UCI to host a pre-election ‘Write-In’ emphasizing the need to reinvest in the state’s educational system.

First-of-its-kind study finds alarming increase in flow of water into oceans

UCI-led team cites global warming, accelerated cycle of evaporation, precipitation as factors.