Day: January 30, 2019

Leslie Thompson gets $6 million CIRM grant to advance Huntington’s disease treatments

Leslie Thompson of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and UCI MIND has been awarded $6 million by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to continue her CIRM-supported efforts to create stem cell treatments for Huntington’s disease. The funding will allow the Thompson lab to conduct the late-stage testing needed to apply […]

UCI and JPL researchers discover huge and growing hole beneath West Antarctic glacier

A study by scientists from UCI and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has revealed a gigantic cavity on the underside of Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica. The hole is reportedly two-thirds the area of Manhattan, about 1,000 feet tall and expanding. The findings were published today in Science Advances. The researchers expected to find gaps between […]

Anneeth Kaur Hundle appointed to UCI endowed chair in Sikh studies

Faculty position established with $1.5 million gift from Drs. Harvinder and Asha Sahota