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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 […]

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Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi receives the inaugural UCI MIND Joan and Don Beall Scholar Award

Support for research into degenerative brain disease biomarkers

Maritza Salazar Campo, (left), UCI assistant professor of organization and management in The Paul Merage School of Business, and Patrick Patton, system chief nurse executive at UC San Francisco Medical Center.

Nurturing nurse executives

To help fill a leadership gap, The Paul Merage School of Business is launching an online certificate program for chief nursing officers

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Study highlights the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. infant food security, feeding practices

Denise Payán, UCI assistant professor of health, society & behavior, was a member of a team of psychology and public health experts who investigated the impact of COVID-19 on infant food security and feeding practices in the U.S. The study, recently published online in the journal Maternal & Child Nutrition, found that disruptions to formula […]

UCI’s Bernadette Boden-Albala, center, pictured with Irvine Health Foundation Board Chair Timothy L. Strader Sr., left, and President Edward B. Kacic, right.

Irvine Health Foundation’s $14 million grant to UC Irvine will establish 7 endowed chairs

Funding will assist in establishing a School of Population and Public Health and promote health equity for all O.C. residents

Maksim Plikus (left) and Dr. Natasha Mesinkovska have helped push UCI to the forefront of efforts to treat and cure hair loss.

Hunting for cures to hair loss

UCI’s Natasha Mesinkovska and Maksim Plikus garner national attention as leaders in the field