Health

Jonathan Watnabe looking at camera.

UCI launches Center for Data-Driven Drugs Research and Policy

Center to accelerate research to address the lack of diversity in biomedical studies

A student wearing a head cap with sensors attached for a sleep study.

Wake-Up Call

UCI researchers dive deep in search of health-sleep links

Dr. Rami Khayat, UCI professor of clinical medicine

Sweet Dreams

UCI Health’s Sleep Center can help myriad disorders

Jonathan Watanabe, Associate Dean, UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Treating the Opioid Epidemic

Q&A with Jonathan Watanabe, associate dean of the UCI School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

UC Irvine to lead multi-institutional study of single-cell vulnerabilities to Alzheimer’s disease

Campus awarded $10 million NIH grant to analyze early-stage impact of tau protein deposits

Alana LeBrón (left) and Jun Wu (right).

UC Irvine receives grant to study lead exposure effects on children’s learning, behavior

Santa Ana-based project continues past successful community-academic partnership

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Anai Campos Contreras named 2023 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Anai Campos Contreras, incoming UC Irvine postdoctoral fellow in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, a 2023 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences. Campos received a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences in 2022 from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Later this summer, she will join the laboratory of Thomas Martinez, […]

Federico Vaca in a lab coat.

Bilingual, digital health tool helps reduce alcohol use, UC Irvine-led study finds

Large-scale, randomized clinical trial is first of its kind focused on Latino participants

Dana Mukamel

Nursing home dementia residents’ care linked to majority presence, UC Irvine-led study finds

Heterogeneous populations found in most facilities, highlighting need for specialized training

UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UCI’s engineering school

Gift launches Engineering+ research institutes on health, society and the environment