Medicine

Dr. Tallie Z. Baram

UCI research finds parents’ unpredictable behavior may impair optimal brain circuit formation

Disrupted development increases vulnerability to mental illness, substance abuse

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Entrepreneurship program expands to Vietnam

Division of Undergraduate Education program aims to bridge classroom learning with future career opportunities

UCI team gets $970,000 NIH grant to launch interdisciplinary skin biology training effort

A team from the UCI Skin Biology Resource Center has been awarded a five-year, $970,000 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to launch an interdisciplinary skin biology training program. Designed to develop the next generation of interdisciplinary research physicians and scientist leaders in academia and industry, the program takes advantage […]

Philip Felgner

UCI professor wins prestigious Robert Koch Prize for groundbreaking research

Philip Felgner shares annual award for contributions to creation of mRNA vaccines

Professor participates in companion studies linking genes, increased schizophrenia risk

Marquis Vawter, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the UCI School of Medicine, participated in companion studies published in Nature, analyzing regions of the human genome associated with increased risk of schizophrenia. Researchers knew that the disorder carries a 60 to 80 percent inheritability and wanted to determine common […]

Selma Masri

UCI Assistant Professor Selma Masri wins J&J WiSTEM2D Scholars Award for Science

Selma Masri, assistant professor of biological chemistry in the UCI School of Medicine, has won the prestigious 2022 Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award for Science. The awards program honors one scholar in each STEM2D discipline: science, technology, engineering, math, manufacturing and design. The six diverse, international female recipients were selected out of a competitive […]

Ian Smith

UCI has skin in the lab-grown meat game

Neurobiologist Ian Smith will lead campus effort to create new cell lines for research

Krzysztof “Kris” Palczewski

Vision visionary

UCI’s acclaimed Donald Bren Professor of Ophthalmology, Kris Palczewski, is blazing a trail of innovative research

The other March madness: Match Day

At festive ceremony, UCI medical students find out where they will start their careers as doctors

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New UCI-led study finds links between circadian rhythms, metabolism and addiction

Findings reveal possible role for peripheral organs in substance use disorders