Health Sciences

New UCI Health Center for Advanced Care to provide greater access to world-class care

North Campus facility will include Center for Children’s Health and adult specialty services

UCI scientists get ‘initial hit’ in developing drug to treat COVID-19

Synthetic molecule binds to coronavirus enzyme, blocks key function

UCI MIND awarded $14.4 million NIH grant to continue critical Alzheimer’s disease research, education

UCI MIND, the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders at UCI, has been awarded a $14.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, one of the National Institutes of Health, to sustain critical research and education as Orange County’s only Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The NIA funds only 32 of these centers at […]

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UCI to launch innovative School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

First of its kind in LA-OC area, it will bring new solutions to advance health and wellness

UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge goes virtual for 2020

Event adds eight weeks of fitness challenges, health webinars and wellness courses

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UCI Podcast: Practicing harm reduction to flatten the coronavirus curve – again

Major portions of society are continuing to open back up in Orange County, even as some restrictions return amidst surging coronavirus cases in California. In the spring, Orange County managed to flatten the COVID-19 curve and even served as an exemplary model for other areas around the nation. Now, the question is whether Orange County […]

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UCI Podcast: In the ER with Dr. Chris Fox

Chair of emergency medicine describes the toll COVID-19 is taking on the ER

Global oncology pharmacists face restricted access to essential PPE items, UCI study finds

Practitioners have needed to adjust cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic

Phil Felgner, director of UCI’s Vaccine R&D Center, gazing through a window

Blood will tell

UCI researchers create coronavirus microarray test to determine true prevalence of COVID-19 infection and gauge antibody responses

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UCI Podcast: The race for COVID testing

In March, the UCI Medical Center became the first hospital in Orange County to provide COVID-19 testing. In the UCI Podcast, Dr. Ed Monuki, chair of pathology who leads UCI Health’s testing efforts, discusses how the campus came together to address this community need and how future testing for the coronavirus and its antibodies will […]