Browsing: Health

Faculty Joerg Meyer

Medicine in 3-D

Researchers at UC Irvine’s California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology have developed a new way to transform enormous medical datasets into rotating, three-dimensional images, vastly increasing the potential of the institute’s 200-megapixel display HIPerWall.

Faculty Researcher Kim Green

Vitamin B3 battles memory loss

An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to determine its effect in humans.

Faculty Daniel Stokols

‘Science of team science’ revealed

Scientists and policymakers generally agree that solving the world’s most challenging social and public health problems – AIDS, climate change, cancer, obesity and global terrorism among them – requires collaboration among researchers across a variety of fields.

Faculty first place winner in the ''First Steps'' category.

Work it, baby

When a developing baby delivers that first kick inside the womb, it’s a moment of elation for Mom that’s hard to beat.

Campus Life Fallen items on the ground in front of a car

Halloween’s mean streets

The potential for automobile versus trick-or-treater accidents is more pronounced this year, says Dr. Frederico Vaca, because Halloween falls on a Friday – prime party time.

Faculty Rendering of Sue & Bill Gross Hall

Stem cell research advances

UC Irvine broke ground today on a new stem cell research building that will strengthen and unify this fast-growing field on campus and throughout Southern California.

Faculty A glimmer of excitement lit students' eyes as they explored healthcare professions

Medical students for a day

When they arrived at UC Irvine Medical Center, the two dozen Silverado High School students seemed unsure about what was ahead.

Faculty Michael Cahalan, and graduate student researcher Melanie Matheu

Circumventing autoimmunity

The immune system is the body’s military force, assigned to protect against disease and infection. But sometimes, the T cells and B cells that carry out this vital mission turn against their host and mistakenly attack healthy tissue in a process called autoimmunity.

Faculty Oladele Ogunseitan

Public health: The big picture

The field of public health looks at the big picture, and that image is coming into focus at UC Irvine as its Program in Public Health marks its greatest growth stage in its young, five-year history.

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