Public Health

Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research laboratory manager Hillary Piccerillo (left) and former lab technician Peggy Galvez oversee the robotic transfer of saliva from collection tubes to test plates for an experiment.

‘A window into the body’

Researchers at UCI salivary bioscience institute are championing the use of spit in diagnostics

UCI-led study links repeated hurricane exposure to adverse psychological symptoms

As climate threats escalate, increased negative mental health outcomes likely

David B. Richardson

UCI-led study finds prolonged, low-level radon exposure still a leading cause of lung cancer

Data analysis shows high mortality rates, indicating stronger protections needed

UCI researchers find that aspirin alters colorectal cancer evolution

Next up: Does the medication offer protection against other forms of cancer?

Roxane Cohen Silver

NSF supports research studying how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affects Americans

Roxane Cohen Silver leads UCI team awarded a RAPID grant to begin survey

UCI experts available to discuss invasion of Ukraine

From sociology to cybersecurity, topics of expertise range on conflict

Suellen Hopfer

UCI-led study identifies top concerns of parents in vaccinating their adolescent children

Better public health messaging needed to improve vaccine uptake rates

UCI researchers receive state funding to study pandemic forecasting

COVID Modeling Consortium resources designed to strengthen response to future outbreaks

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 […]

Jun Wu

UCI researchers find fewer low-cost air pollution sensors in disadvantaged communities

First-of-its-kind state study examined distribution, sociodemographic factors over time