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Jessica Ortiz wearing a cap and gown, while holding a Mexican flag across her back as she walks away from the camera.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Campuswide stories and resources highlight the commitment to support a Latino-thriving community at UCI

Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine cites UCI’s Philip Felgner

Vaccine Research & Development Center director noted for contribution to mRNA vaccines

Dr. Federico Vaca

Dr. Federico Vaca to lead Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

UC Irvine physician-scholar is lauded for research on traffic crash injuries, prevention

UC Irvine researchers issue warning that GLP-1RAs may be harmful for children

Use of the popular weight loss drugs could threaten pediatric health

Tallie Z. Baram

UCI awarded grant to study sex-specific brain pathway responses to stress

UCI has been awarded a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the sex-specific differences in circuits that connect the brain’s stress and reward centers. Building on the earlier discovery of how brain circuit operation is disrupted by exposure to early-life adversity, researchers will study the emergence of gender as […]

Popular weight loss medication may benefit 93 million U.S. adults, UC Irvine study found

Semaglutide medication may also prevent heart attack, stroke

Darrys Reese receives his first physician’s white coat and a welcome from Dr. Michael J. Stamos, dean of the School of Medicine, at an Aug. 4 ceremony.

Seeking to serve the underserved

Aspiring physician Darrys Reese found his perfect fit in the UCI School of Medicine’s PRIME LEAD-ABC program

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UCI awarded $3.8 million NIH grant to advance BRAIN Initiative research

Funding will help campus become a national center of neuroscience resources

UC Irvine to lead multi-institutional study of single-cell vulnerabilities to Alzheimer’s disease

Campus awarded $10 million NIH grant to analyze early-stage impact of tau protein deposits

Federico Vaca in a lab coat.

Bilingual, digital health tool helps reduce alcohol use, UC Irvine-led study finds

Large-scale, randomized clinical trial is first of its kind focused on Latino participants