Day: June 24, 2014

Jackie Raser

Cancer in the crosshairs

Targeted treatment through UC Irvine Health has rendered Jackie Raser’s lung tumor dormant and vastly improved her quality of life

Saying what’s on their minds

Graduate students learn how to overcome nerves and effectively present their research to the public

Novel biomarker predicts febrile seizure-related epilepsy, UCI study finds

A newly discovered biomarker – visible in brain scans for hours after febrile seizures – predicts which individuals will subsequently develop epilepsy, according to UC Irvine researchers. This diagnostic ability could lead to improved use of preventive therapies for the disorder.

The World Cup

UCI cognitive scientist scores big using crowdsourcing to predict World Cup outcome

Algorithms use Ranker data to predict host country Brazil as 2014 soccer champs