Pharm Sci

Mahtab Jafari

UCI-led study shows Rhodiola rosea root might be beneficial for managing type 2 diabetes

Botanical extract shows promise as an alternative to drug therapy

John Chaput

UCI-developed COVID-19 test detects, identifies specific variants with 100% accuracy

RNA-based method advances personalized medicine for improved patient care

Jonathan Watnabe looking at camera.

A new approach to opioid addiction

UCI professor advocates easier access to medication-assisted treatment – and eradicating the social stigma

Joyce Yu-Chia Lee

Beyond the corner drugstore

Team-based model in pharmacy and medicine delivers cost-effective, personalized patient care

UCI team develops simplified, faster process for detection of viral RNA in saliva samples

UCI researchers have originated a simplified, faster clinical sample testing method to detect genetic material, including viral RNA. Their findings were recently published in the journal Scientific Reports. “We showed that a saliva sample withdrawn using a simple microbiological loop can be directly analyzed in a single collection tube, using common and precise DNA amplification […]

Pharmacist-involved collaborative model enhances diabetes care, study finds

Patients with type 2 diabetes taking five or more medications who were treated by an interdisciplinary care team improved their glycemic control, quality of life and self-care capabilities, according to a recent study published online in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. “Diabetes is a significant public health concern, and many people suffer from […]

UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public brings together multidisciplinary scholars for two-day symposium on growing global impact of People’s Republic of China

EVENT:  UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public will host a two-day symposium on “Global China in an Anxious Age.” More than 30 speakers from a variety of academic and non-academic backgrounds (including law, humanities, glaciology, pharmacology, journalism, tech, public policy and more) will discuss the complicated relationship between the People’s Republic of China […]

Alexandre Chan

UCI-led team helps standardize collection, reporting of wearable activity trackers’ data

Recommendations provide framework for use of such devices in medical research studies

Amal Alachkar

UCI study could explain why Parkinson’s drug improves, then diminishes quality of life

L-dopa-protein complex may cause cellular iron overload in brain, leading to side effects

UCI-led team develops new biopsy technology for analyzing multiple tumor tissue biomarkers

Mapping cellular spatial organization and interactions will advance personalized treatment