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CNCM is awarded $1.4 million NIH grant for Alzheimer’s disease research training

Funds will support projects with significant clinical translational potential

Photo: CD8+ T cells (yellow) activated by PD-1 blockade also interact with T regulatory cells (teal and red), which subsequently dampen the immune response against the melanoma tumor cells (blue)

‘Cutting the cable’ between CD8+ T and T regulatory cells enhances checkpoint immunotherapy

Discovery by UC Irvine-led team may offer new strategy for improving melanoma treatment

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The Nose Knows Where Memories Go

Studying the connection between olfaction and the brain’s ability to remember things

UC Irvine, industry collaboration aims to boost health outcomes for rare diseases

Partnership will improve ability to identify underlying causes

Bridget Fortin, a UC Irvine doctoral student in the Department of Biological Chemistry (left) standing next to Selma Masri (right), UC Irvine associate professor of biological chemistry.

UC Irvine study reveals circadian clock can be leveraged to enhance cancer immunotherapy

Optimizing individual time-of-day delivery offers new avenues for prevention and treatment

Leonardo Alaniz, M.D.

#IamUCI – Leonardo Alaniz

M.D. | School of Medicine

Bryce Mander, UC Irvine associate professor of psychiatry & human behavior

UC Irvine-led study links sleep apnea severity during REM stage to verbal memory decline

Novel findings among elders at risk for Alzheimer’s open door to personalized interventions

Shahrdad Lotfipour

UC Irvine to lead study of how DNA genetic variations might influence nicotine addiction

Findings may improve prevention and treatment strategies for smoking, vaping habits

UC Irvine researchers find new origin of deep brain waves

Knowledge of hippocampal activity could help improve sleep and cognition therapies

Genomics team: Wei Li (left), Ya Cui, Wenbin Ye and Jason Sheng Li.

UC Irvine-led research team builds first tandem repeat expansions genetic reference maps

Tool gives potential to expand insight into diseases, neurological disorders and cancers