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Mind over matter

As part of its effort to provide scientifically studied forms of complementary healthcare, the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine this year began offering courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction. They have been wildly successful.

Faculty Daniela Bota

Lifting the fog

Dr. Daniela Bota of UCI’s Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program is determined to find ways for cancer patients to avoid “chemo brain.”

Faculty

Like father, like son

Doctor whose dad was the AMA’s first black president is also a trailblazer – in gynecologic surgery.

Alumni Dr. Dawn M. Lombardo

Doctor fights the No. 1 killer of women

Dr. Dawn M. Lombardo directs a UC Irvine Medical Center program to combat cardiovascular disease through research, treatment and education. She’s especially interested in improving care for women.

Faculty American and Egyptian researchers carrying a sarcophagus

UCI cardiologist finds oldest case of coronary artery disease

A U.S.-Egyptian research team including a UC Irvine cardiologist studied CT scans of mummies – a sampling of the elite in ancient Egypt – and found that almost half showed evidence of coronary atherosclerosis in one or more of the arteries supplying blood to the heart and brain.

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