Press Releases

Therapeutic lifestyle changes as useful as drugs in improving mental health

Getting more exercise, spending time outdoors and helping others are among the activities that can be as effective as drugs or counseling in treating an array of mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety, according to a UC Irvine study.

LEDs contain lead and other toxics.

UC researchers tested holiday bulbs, traffic lights and car beams.

Publication names UCI's Dr. Roger Steinert one of nation’s top ophthalmologists

UCI department chair is founding director of region’s only academic eye research facility.

UC Irvine boasts 94 Best Doctors in America for 2011-12

The 2011-12 list of Best Doctors in America includes more than 90 UC Irvine physicians, more than any medical facility in Orange County.


Assumptions about victims of violence and alcoholism influence ethnic classification.

Assumptions about victims of violence and alcoholism influence ethnic classification

Science Education

UCI biology professor Diane K. O’Dowd and others outline steps for improvement.

Neumark Incarceration

Married, two-parent households not always best for children, UCI researcher concludes.

UC Irvine Medical Center recognized for heart failure program

American Heart Association recognizes UC Irvine’s high level of care for patients suffering heart failure.

UCI researchers find novel memory-enhancing mechanism in brain

The researchers identified a small protein called neuropeptide S that can strengthen and prolong memories of everything from negative events to simple objects.

Swiss agency approves clinical trial of UCI-created neural stem cell therapy

A therapy developed by Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings of UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center in collaboration with researchers at StemCells Inc. will be the basis of the world’s first clinical trial using human neural stem cells to treat spinal cord injury.