Day: May 15, 2014

UCI-created stem cell therapy shows promise for MS in mouse model

Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at UC Irvine, the Scripps Research Institute and University of Utah implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. The mice started walking a couple of weeks after implantation, […]

Prominent materials science physicist to join UCI faculty

Xiaoqing Pan, an internationally recognized researcher in the physics of materials, will join the UC Irvine faculty and lead a $20 million initiative to establish a world-class electron microscopy and materials science research facility.