Day: April 18, 2011

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI MIND director partners with StemCells Inc. to create new Alzheimer's treatments

Frank LaFerla will study the therapeutic potential of the company’s human neural stem cells.

UC Irvine News Brief: Soltesz gets grant to study novel ways to halt epileptic seizures

Professor and chair of anatomy & neurobiology awarded $1.2 million to research selective use of optical fibers in the brain.

Celia Goulding

Another iron in the fire against TB

UC researchers have found a possible alternate path for TB to spread in the human body.

UCI golfer to tour Asia with NCAA all-star team

Lalita Patipaksiri became the first UC Irvine women’s golfer to be chosen to participate with the prestigious NCAA All-Star Golf Team, which will tour Asia this summer.

Behrouz Shafei

Fellowship winner is engineering a better future

Doctoral candidate gauges infrastructure vulnerability to natural disasters.

UCI surpasses $600 million mark in fundraising campaign

Enthusiastic community support in a difficult economy shows commitment to UCI’s mission.

Dr. Ralph V. Clayman an honorary fellow in Scotland

Dean of the UC Irvine School of Medicine and professor of urology receives an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, which for more than 500 years has been dedicated to the maintenance and promotion of the highest standards of surgical practice.

UCI joins Best Practices for Better Care campaign

Association of American Medical Colleges’ campaign aims to improve quality and safety in healthcare.