Health Sciences

Flightless mosquitoes help control dengue fever

A new strain of mosquitoes in which females cannot fly may help curb the transmission of dengue fever, according to UC Irvine and British scientists.

Joe Alfaro

Grateful to be back on the job

Cancer patient takes his (hard) hat off to UC Irvine doctors in Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

E-Week activities

Restoring math and science excellence

Summit aims to boost student interest, achievement in science, technology, engineering, math.

Tom Lane

Could stem cells reverse MS?

Biologist Tom Lane and a team of UCI researchers are leading an effort to determine whether a stem-cell-based treatment can repair neurological damage caused by multiple sclerosis.

Shaking up earthquake theory

New information about the inner workings of earthquake faults could change how experts estimate the potential for the next “big one,” according to UC Irvine researchers.

Dr. Ralph Clayman

Patient advocate

Levity, gossip and idle chitchat have no place in Dr. Ralph Clayman’s operating room. The pioneer in minimally invasive surgery once asked a gabby colleague to leave in the middle of an operation because the chatterbox lacked focus. Clayman, a urologist so dedicated he gives his home phone number to patients, makes no apologies for […]

Kathryn Jennell

Organ donation: The gift of life

UC Irvine honors organ donors, recipients and families with rose dedication ceremony, including one woman whose decision to donate her husband’s organs gave rise to a new program at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Students blowing bubbles during Commencement

Goodbye, UCI

UC Irvine seniors talk about finding a wealth of knowledge, friendship, even their life’s purpose as they prepare for graduation.

Michelle Spooner

Songfest sets the stage for hope

“Songfest” a Broadway-style revue starring more than 150 students from 18 fraternities and sororities plays at the Bren Events Center April 24. This year, it raises funds for UC Irvine Medical Center’s Young Adult Cancer Program.

Open for business of healing

Patients move into state-of-the-art hospital rooms as University Hospital opens for the business of healing.