Month: December 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: New master's program in public policy accepting applications

Beginning in fall 2011, the two-year program will bring together the expertise of faculty from the School of Social Ecology and the School of Social Sciences.

UC Irvine News Brief: Engineering professor wins water prize from Saudi prince

Mathematical modeling tools developed by UCI’s Soroosh Sorooshian and his research team are used by hydrologic services worldwide for flood forecasting.

Tibetan monks at the Gaden Shartse Monastery in Mundgod, India

UCI group tours India, meets Dalai Lama

Students experience Tibetan culture, meet Dalai Lama in 18-day trek through India.

UC Irvine News Brief: Clinical trial of UCI stem cell-based therapy for spinal muscular atrophy proposed

California Stem Cell Inc. has applied to the federal Food & Drug Administration to start a Phase I safety study on the treatment, created in collaboration with Hans Keirstead’s research group.

UC Irvine News Brief: Psychologist garners grants to study pediatric, neonatal pain

Michelle Fortier, Ph.D., of UC Irvine’s Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, has received $450,000 from the Hoag Foundation and $50,000 from the Children’s Miracle Network.

UC Irvine Medical Center is recognized for its commitment to organ donation

US Department of Health & Human Services awards the hospital a Silver Medal of Honor.