Month: March 2011

UCI ophthalmologist on cutting edge of laser eye surgery

Dr. Roger Steinert has developed techniques that have helped improve the eyesight of millions.

UC Irvine News Brief: Sheldon Greenfield leads national effort to set clinical practice guidelines

The Donald Bren Professor of Medicine and co-executive director of UCI’s Health Policy Research Institute chaired an Institute of Medicine committee that issued two reports March 23: “Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust” and “Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews.”

RapidTech printed products

Professor Michael Martinez

New RapidTech Center on campus helps researchers and entrepreneurs swiftly design and build product prototypes.

UCI@Home graphic

What’s gobbling energy in your home?

Pilot “smart home” program shows UCI homeowners how they use energy and aims to change their habits.

Sexual revolution rooted in 1940s, study shows

Shifting societal views of sex have changed classification and regulation of sex crimes.

Pharmaceutical sciences lecture

A head start for pharmacy careers

UCI’s fledgling pharmaceutical sciences undergraduate program grows in popularity as the job market for drug discovery and pharmacy grows.

Marc Gomez

Zen and the art of workplace safety

Accidents among UCI employees have been on the decline for years, and in 2010 the campus had the lowest number of workers’ compensation claims in the University of California system.

UC Irvine News Brief: Biomedical researchers awarded $1 million Keck Foundation grant

The funds will be used to develop a nanoscale imaging microscope capable of observing single-cell migration in vivo, which could provide new insight into how cancer cells metastasize in humans.

UC Irvine hosts state math bee showdown.

The contest is designed to recognize and boost public school students’ math skills.

A ‘match’ made in medicine

For graduating medical students like Marco Angulo, nothing matches Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next three to seven years pursuing postgraduate medical training and beginning careers as doctors.