Health

Alejandro Benitez

Getting a head start on healthcare

UCI student volunteers prepare for medical school by making a difference locally and abroad

Postdoctoral fellow is awarded $100,000 to continue study of fragile X syndrome

Most common inherited cause of autism

Lisa Flanagan

UC Irvine research team identifies glycosylation enzyme critical in brain formation

Findings may contribute to new therapeutic uses for neural stem cells

A chart of photo images of the brains of mouse models used in the study.

UCI study shows traffic-related air pollution in Irvine weakens brain function

Exposure to particulate matter increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in mouse models

John Chaput

UCI scientists develop gene silencing DNA enzyme that can target a single molecule

Breakthrough holds promise for disease treatments, precision medicine

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UCI and IUSD experts featured at Mental Health Resources for Parents forum

The University of California, Irvine recently hosted the “Mental Health Resources for Parents” panel discussion featuring campus and Irvine Unified School District experts to provide insights for parents into how to support their children’s mental health. Growing up is a difficult process and helping kids smoothly navigate the many changes they encounter is always challenging. […]

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UC Irvine-led study reveals first clear link between chronic kidney disease and stroke risk

Reducing renal disease may ultimately improve brain health

UCI biomedical engineer Kyriacos Athanasiou wins $6 million CIRM grant

Funding will support preclinical studies of engineered jaw joint implant

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UCI Podcast: Orange County high school students delve into cardiovascular research in biomedical engineering laboratory

For NSF-funded project, participants learn about organ segmentation, 3D printing, lasers and artificial intelligence

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Study shows importance of patient-reported outcomes in diabetes management care model

A successful pharmacist-involved collaborative care model for managing diabetes must include patient-reported, as well as clinical, outcomes, according to a recent study published online in Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. “There have been many studies that show the pharmacist-involved collaborative care model is effective, but we wanted to understand why the level […]