UCI MIND hosts one of the field’s most influential annual Alzheimer’s disease research conferences featuring speakers and presentations showcasing the latest breakthroughs. Center director Frank LaFerla discusses the 2011 conference and exciting research and treatment efforts for the disease.
When Breanna Downey dons a cap and gown and walks across the stage to collect her diploma at UCI's commencement, she will have come full circle. Downey has made the trip before – when she was a towheaded toddler and her mother graduated with the class of 1991.
The new Multiple Sclerosis Research Center aims to continue UCI's legacy of outstanding MS research and care andhas gathered more than two dozen UCI experts to advance novel methods of fighting the chronic neurologic disease.