Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

A vision realized

New world-class home of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute has been years in the making

Frances Saldaña with a photo of her family

A cause close to her heart

UCI staffer co-founds support group for Huntington’s disease research, care on campus

Highlights of 2012 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts

Ryan Sharpe

Playing the pain away

Alumnus Ryan Sharpe helps hospitalized kids cope via video games.

UCI medical team saves mother of triplets

Angie Tran-Bloom experienced postpartum complications after rare pregnancy and delivery of identical triplets.

Shannon Dargenzio and her 230-pound English mastiff, Shera

Her next-best friend is a robot

Shannon Dargenzio says she is grateful UC Irvine Medical Center surgeons were able to remove a benign thyroid tumor without leaving a scar.

Tom Tiffany

UC Irvine specialists avert amputation

Doctors at UC Irvine Medical Center save man’s leg after blood clots block circulation.

UC Irvine Medical Center

UC Irvine Medical Center rated tops in OC

U.S. News’ inaugural metropolitan-area hospital ranking places UCI fourth in greater-Los Angeles area and cites eight specialties.

Darrin Ching

Acute stroke team saves teenager from severe brain injury

Swift action by medical center’s acute stroke team saves teenager from severe brain injury.

Rey Buack golfing

Surgical team puts golfer back in the swing

Rey Buack is among 10 percent who survive ruptured aortic aneurysm, thanks to UC Irvine Medical Center surgeons.