Pharm Sci

UCI College of Health Sciences

Just What the Doctor Ordered

A $200 million shot in the arm aims to transform healthcare and UCI

Shirley Zhang, left, and Linan Liu

UCI stem cell therapy attacks cancer by targeting unique tissue stiffness

Study shows success in stamping out deadly metastatic cells

Assistant professor is named 2017 Pew scholar

Robert Spitale, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is among 22 individuals nationwide named 2017 Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers. Spitale will receive $240,000 over the next four years from the Pew Charitable Trusts to develop powerful new tools for visualizing the production, localization and structure of […]

$1.25 million pharmaceutical sciences donation will fund lab’s biomaterials research

A $1.25 million gift from PharmaResearch Products Co. Ltd. will fund research by Young Jik Kwon, UCI professor of pharmaceutical sciences. His BioTherapeutics Engineering Laboratory group has been exploring innovative methods for the efficient and safe delivery of therapeutic molecules such as drugs, nucleic acids and proteins. With this support, Kwon hopes to generate novel […]

Green tea impairs development, reproduction in fruit flies, UCI study finds

Research suggests that excessive consumption by humans may be unhealthy

Richard Chamberlin holding a water sample

Testing for toxins

Novel detection method co-developed at UCI ensures that drinking water sources are not compromised by algae blooms

Dr. Howard J. Federoff

New ‘top doc’ has heavy caseload

As head of the county’s largest hospital and only medical school, Howard Federoff has his finger on the pulse of the vast UC Irvine Health enterprise

Weian Zhao

UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

A UC Irvine research team will receive up to $5 million over five years in federal support to further develop a bloodstream infection detection system that speeds up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy – allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively.

UCI team develops test to rapidly diagnose bloodstream infection

A new bloodstream infection test created by UC Irvine researchers can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively.

Jesse Catlin

The marketing of meds

Doctoral candidate in marketing at The Paul Merage School of Business studies how consumers select over-the-counter drugs.