Day: April 9, 2021

Pharmaceutical sciences researcher gets NIH award for drug discovery tech development

The National Institutes of Health has granted $2 million to researchers in UCI’s School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. The new Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award will fund drug discovery technology development in the laboratory of Brian Paegel, UCI professor of pharmaceutical sciences. “The NIH has generously supported my laboratory over the years in reaction miniaturization […]

UCI professor emerita and trustee recognized as Assembly District 74 Women of Distinction

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, UCI Distinguished Professor emerita of chemistry, and UCI Foundation trustee Carol Choi have been named Assembly District 74 Women of Distinction 2021 by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. The awards, announced in March in honor of Women’s History Month, annually recognize six Orange County women for their extraordinary work, mentorship and leadership in the community. […]

An L.A. faith group believes prayer can help COVID patients, despite scientific skeptics

Los Angeles Times, April 9, 2021

Beyond Pandemic’s Upheaval, a Racial Wealth Gap Endures

The New York Times, April 9, 2021

How Epidemiologists Are Planning to Vacation With Their Unvaccinated Kids

The New York Times, April 9, 2021

Will Orange County’s vaccine gaps lead to disproportionate outbreaks among Latinos?

Voice of OC, April 9, 2021

UC Data Incident Update

UCOP has issued additional information regarding the data incident

Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe, UCI professor of ecology & evolutionary biology with a blue butter fly on her hand.

UCI’s Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe is named a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow

Renowned biologist is among 184 diverse recipients of prestigious award this year