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UCI-led research team discovers a molecular feature in prostate cancer with prognostic value, distinguishes ancestral differences

Expression signatures may be useful for assessing greatest risk of progression in prostate and other cancers

UCI-led team first to discover new neural circuits that regulate spatial learning and memory in the brain’s hippocampal formation

Understanding of novel functional roles can advance research in Alzheimer’s disease, other learning and memory disorders

UCI researchers reveal molecular mechanisms underlying mutations within the eye that lead to blindness

Understanding the key structural determinants of a highly specialized membrane in the eye could lead to new treatments, even a cure

$5.5 million CIRM grant to fund development of new cervical spinal cord injury therapeutic

Aileen Anderson, director of UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation, has been awarded a 30-month, $5.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The funds will be used in the development of a new human neural stem cell therapeutic for treating chronic cervical […]

UCI interdisciplinary team receives $2 million grant to study ancestral differences in skin

A UCI interdisciplinary research team associated with the Skin Biology Resource Center has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to generate a comprehensive skin cell atlas that will help explain ancestral differences in skin biology and disease. The project is part of a worldwide effort to create the Human Cell […]

Center for Neural Circuit Mapping members awarded 3 federal grants totaling $7.1 million

Chancellor’s Fellow Xiangmin Xu, Ph.D., professor of anatomy & neurobiology and director of the Center for Neural Circuit Mapping, and other CNCM investigators have been awarded grants totaling $7.1 million from three federal agencies to support efforts to develop powerful new molecular tools and enhance resources the center offers to neuroscientists worldwide. The National Institute […]

Dr. Steve Goldstein

UCI is among founding members of national coalition to improve clinical trials

ACT@POC aims to boost efficiency, accessibility and participant diversity to benefit patients

NSF Civic Innovation Challenge awards $1 million to UCI for disaster resilience in aging communities

Project prototype to be implemented at senior health facility in Anaheim

UCI hearing-loss researcher, other experts say AI can transform hearing healthcare, research

In a paper published online in the journal Nature Machine Intelligence, experts from the U.K. and U.S. call for artificial intelligence to be applied to advancing research and developing new therapies to meet the growing global demand for hearing care. In its latest report on deafness and hearing loss, the World Health Organization projects that […]

UCI receives 5-year, $5 million CIRM award for training of diverse researchers

Program will prepare leaders in stem cell biology, gene therapy and regenerative medicine