Month: September 2011

Glucosamine-like supplement suppresses multiple sclerosis attacks

UCI study shows promise of simple, accessible metabolic therapy for autoimmune diseases.

Thomas A. Parham named UCI’s vice chancellor for student affairs

History of community service and youth empowerment informs his leadership style.

Daniela Bota

Lifting the fog

Dr. Daniela Bota of UCI’s Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program is determined to find ways for cancer patients to avoid “chemo brain.”

ROTC established at UCI with 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in mind

Campus’s agreement with US Army includes full nondiscrimination provision, which is perhaps the first in the nation.

President honors UCI’s Rommie Amaro with Early Career Award

Assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and computer science is among 94 recipients nationwide.

Birth control pill blister packs

Birth control pills alter memory

Women using hormonal contraceptives recall emotional events differently, study finds.

Greek tragedy to unfold on campus

Drama students mount outdoor production of modernized ‘Antigone.’

UC Irvine News Brief: Chemistry chair named fellow of American Chemical Society

Scott Rychnovsky specializes in organic and synthetic chemistry, including the synthesis of complex natural products and development of novel materials that could lead to the creation of effective new drugs.

Diabetics’ coronary calcium levels strongly linked to heart attack risk

Notable levels of calcium buildup in coronary arteries can be strong predictors of heart attacks and strokes in people with diabetes and metabolic syndrome, according to a study led by UC Irvine’s Heart Disease Prevention Program.

Dr. Michael Stamos to lead national colorectal surgery board

Chair of UCI’s Department of Surgery, he formerly headed the certification agency’s examinations committee.