Briefs

Los Alamos National Laboratory awards prestigious fellowship to UCI physicist

Researcher’s work will probe ‘elusive universe’ of neutrinos, dark matter and gravity

UC Irvine alum receives 2023 MacArthur “genius grant”

A. Park Williams to use funding to study climate change and its connection to droughts, wildfires

UC Irvine astronomers offer tips for safe observation of upcoming partial solar eclipse

The Oct. 14 mid-morning event will be viewable in Southern California

Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine cites UCI’s Philip Felgner

Vaccine Research & Development Center director noted for contribution to mRNA vaccines

California transportation chief visits UCI

Official praises Institute of Transportation Studies research

Jonathan Watanabe, Associate Dean, UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

ADA protections include people with opioid use disorder, notes UCI pharmacist

The escalating rate of opioid use disorder in the elderly population is a serious public health issue. As the number of older adults increases, the proportion seeking treatment is on the rise. These patients are seen in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and post-acute care settings such as skilled nursing facilities. In an article recently published online in […]

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UCI awarded grant to study sex-specific brain pathway responses to stress

UCI has been awarded a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the sex-specific differences in circuits that connect the brain’s stress and reward centers. Building on the earlier discovery of how brain circuit operation is disrupted by exposure to early-life adversity, researchers will study the emergence of gender as […]

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Associate Professor Claudia Benavente featured on Chilean TV show

Claudia Benavente, UCI associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was recently featured on the Chilean TV show “Pasaporte Ciencia” (“Science Passport”) as one of the Chilean scientists conducting important research in various countries around the world. The host, Cristian Hernandez, and his team traveled to campus for the interview. “The initial challenge for the production was […]

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UCI awarded $3.8 million NIH grant to advance BRAIN Initiative research

Funding will help campus become a national center of neuroscience resources

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UCI launches Center for Data-Driven Drugs Research and Policy

Center to accelerate research to address the lack of diversity in biomedical studies