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UCI assistant professor is awarded $100,000 grant for her research into women’s cancers

Gina Lee, UCI assistant professor of microbiology & molecular genetics, is one of 10 researchers to receive a $100,000 grant from the Mary Kay Ash Foundation for their innovative work in seeking cures for cancers affecting women. Lee’s team studies lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a rare tumor syndrome causing uncontrolled cell growth in the kidneys and lungs that […]

UCI awarded $13.8 million federal contract to profile lipid nanoparticles

Findings will increase understanding of vaccine immune responses and side effects

UCI is key member of multi-institutional, $126 million NIH brain mapping project

Campus to receive $10 million over five years for role in Cell Atlas Network

UCI Podcast: The success of PRIME-LC

The medical training program for the Latino healthcare has been influential for UCI’s Hispanic-Serving Institution status

CIRM awards UCI $2.7 million to create regenerative medicine training program

Brian Cummings, UCI professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation and founding member of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, has received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to establish a training program that supports first-generation and underserved students pursuing careers in public health and regenerative medicine. […]

Crystal Cove State Park’s Pelican Point beach in Newport Beach, California.

UCI receives $580 million in research funding for fiscal 2021-22

Amount is second-highest ever, reflecting strong support for campus mission

Remembering Michael Berns

Inspired by a ruby beam of light, the Beckman Laser Institute co-founder changed science, medicine – and UCI

UCI chancellor meets with Vice President Kamala Harris

At White House event, Howard Gillman discusses challenges facing U.S. universities in wake of Roe v. Wade overturn

UCI researchers aim to diversify clinical research participation with $3.7 million NIH grant

The multidisciplinary team will focus on participant recruitment and retainment for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders research

Xiangmin Xu

UCI wins 5-year, $14M NIH grant to study brain circuits susceptible to aging, Alzheimer’s disease

Findings will advance development of better early diagnostic tools, new treatment strategies