UC Irvine’s trailblazing 90+ Study, launched in 2003 to learn more about the “oldest old,” the fastest-growing age group in the U.S., will continue for at least another five years, thanks to a $9.5 million renewal grant from the National Institute on Aging.
Month: October 2013
UC Irvine Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Howard Gillman received two awards at a recent meeting of the American Political Science Association in Chicago.
U.S. and German scientists have decoded a key molecular gateway for the toxin that causes botulism, pointing the way to treatments that can keep the food-borne poison out of the bloodstream.
Irvine, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 — The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work in developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass. U.S. scientists, including those at UC Irvine, played […]
Eight UCI physics & astronomy professors are involved in Higgs boson data analysis
With a major neurology award and $10 million in funding, Dr. Tallie Z. Baram strives to understand early-life brain development
Irvine, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 — An annual UC Irvine gala celebrating recipients of the UCI Medal raised more than $1 million, which will provide benefits for students through the prestigious Chancellor’s Fund for Scholarships and Fellowships. More than 600 guests turned out Saturday, Oct. 5, for the 2013 UCI Medal Awards. One of Orange […]
Stergios Skaperdas, economics professor, has been appointed to a five-year term as the Clifford S. Heinz Chair. Established in 1988 by the UC Regents, the honor recognizes an outstanding UC Irvine scholar who studies the economics of peace. Skaperdas specializes in political economics research, and he has published groundbreaking work on the role the absence […]
The American Chemical Society has named Professor Doug Tobias and ACS Fellow — a prestigious honor bestowed upon 96 distinguished scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and contributions to ACS. “I was surprised but delighted to receive this honor at this stage of my career,” Tobias said. “I am indebted and very grateful to the […]
UC Irvine Health and MemorialCare Health System have announced they are entering into an affiliation agreement to expand access to high-quality, cost-effective health care throughout Orange County and create new models of care that improve the health and well-being of their communities. UC Irvine Health and MemorialCare Health System will begin this collaboration with a […]