Day: October 10, 2014

NIH funds work on better artery imaging system

The National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute has awarded UCI biomedical engineer Zhongping Chen a four-year $2.6 million grant to build a better imaging system for detecting plaque buildup inside arteries.

UCI psychiatric researcher Theo van Erp is involved in global brain data analysis effort funded by NIH

A UCI psychiatric researcher is playing a key role in a global initiative to analyze data acquired from the human brain. Theo van Erp, assistant professor of psychiatry & human behavior, is co-chair of the schizophrenia working group for the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics Through Meta-Analysis project.

Top Chef and UCI Alumna Contestant Melissa King

Alumna vies to be ‘Top Chef’

Melissa King ’05 packs up her knives and competes in Bravo’s popular reality television show