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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

Dana Mukamel

Nursing home dementia residents’ care linked to majority presence, UC Irvine-led study finds

Heterogeneous populations found in most facilities, highlighting need for specialized training

Hinesh Patel, dual M.D./Ph.D

#IamUCI – Hinesh Patel

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Hinesh Patel, dual M.D./Ph.D., Medical Scientist Training Program

Alejandro Benitez

Getting a head start on healthcare

UCI student volunteers prepare for medical school by making a difference locally and abroad

Lisa Flanagan

UC Irvine research team identifies glycosylation enzyme critical in brain formation

Findings may contribute to new therapeutic uses for neural stem cells

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UCI and IUSD experts featured at Mental Health Resources for Parents forum

The University of California, Irvine recently hosted the “Mental Health Resources for Parents” panel discussion featuring campus and Irvine Unified School District experts to provide insights for parents into how to support their children’s mental health. Growing up is a difficult process and helping kids smoothly navigate the many changes they encounter is always challenging. […]

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UC Irvine-led study reveals first clear link between chronic kidney disease and stroke risk

Reducing renal disease may ultimately improve brain health

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Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi receives the inaugural UCI MIND Joan and Don Beall Scholar Award

Support for research into degenerative brain disease biomarkers

Maksim Plikus (left) and Dr. Natasha Mesinkovska have helped push UCI to the forefront of efforts to treat and cure hair loss.

Hunting for cures to hair loss

UCI’s Natasha Mesinkovska and Maksim Plikus garner national attention as leaders in the field

Graduating UCI medical students Anna Rasmussen, Hinesh Patel and Kate Boudreau (from left).

The rites of spring: Match Day

Friends and family welcome new doctors at 2023 medical residency ceremony