Health

Dr. Daniel Boehne

Shaping smiles and surfboards

Daniel Boehne ’99 could have been a pro surfer. Instead, he chose dentistry in order to help others.

Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon

UC campuses join forces against breast cancer

UC Irvine’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with UC colleagues to launch the Athena Breast Health Network, the largest study of its kind to improve detection, treatment and survivors’ quality of life.

Katie and Kenny Callen and their son, Gage

Ray of hope

Katie and Kenny Callen never imagined they would end up living in their car. But in July, the couple settled into a mobile home parking lot in Costa Mesa after losing their jobs and — unable to pay the $1,400 rent — their apartment. Katie, 22, sought help by dialing 211, a social services information […]

Peter Donovan and Ping Wang

UCImpact: Stem cell research

California and UC Irvine take advances in stem cell research in stem cell research on the road as high school classes and educators participate in Stem Cell Awareness Day.

Marcelo Wood

Cancer drug may prevent cocaine relapse behavior

A drug in development to treat cancer could help prevent relapse behavior in people trying to overcome an addiction to cocaine, according to a new study by UC Irvine neuroscientists.

Frank M. LaFerla

UCImpact: Alzheimer’s disease

UC Irvine’s impact on Alzheimer’s research is acknowledged on World Alzheimer’s Day.

People Laughing

Owner’s guide to the quirky human body

As much as we know about the human body, some of the more mundane, daily functions are least understood.

Linda Scheck

Alzheimer’s art creates lasting memories

Nine paintings created through an Alzheimer’s Association program called Memories in the Making are on display at UCI MIND.

Jeff Johnson

Memories may exist even when forgotten

Using advanced brain imaging techniques, UCI scientists have discovered that a person’s brain activity while remembering an event is very similar to when it was first experienced, even if specifics can’t be recalled.

Microfluidic chips

Toy inspires innovation in high-tech biochips

Overcoming a research snag was child’s play for assistant biomedical engineering professor Michelle Khine – and it earned her international recognition.