Press Releases

Dalai Lama Scholars

Bethel Mesgana, Doug Cheung will develop undergraduate course on holistic healthcare.

First-of-its-kind study finds alarming increase in flow of water into oceans

UCI-led team cites global warming, accelerated cycle of evaporation, precipitation as factors.

Students get $1 million boost from UCI Medal Awards

Event proceeds will benefit undergraduate, graduate programs.

UCI gets major funding to study prevention of drug-resistant staph infections

A UC Irvine infectious disease specialist has received a three-year, $10 million grant to explore the effectiveness of new methods to prevent staph infections in people who harbor MRSA bacteria when they’re discharged from the hospital.

Physical Sciences rates well in NRC graduate programs rating

Highly regarded ranking is the first by the science group since 1995.

UCI’s Dr. Laura Mosqueda guest-edits Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect

An expert in identifying and preventing abuse, she’s tapped for a special issue assessing efforts to combat mistreatment of the aged.

UCI School of Medicine to host open house for new simulation center

UC Irvine will offer a glimpse into the future of medical education at its Sept. 30 demonstration of high-tech mannequins in the recently opened Medical Education Simulation Center.

Free pertussis vaccinations available at UC Irvine Medical Center

State, county rates of whooping cough are highest in more than 50 years.

Compound boosts marijuana-like chemical in the body to relieve pain at injury site

Drug created by UCI, Italian team inhibits enzyme that breaks down anandamide.

UCI scientists decode genomes of sexually precocious fruit flies

Breakthrough study could transform drug, aging and fertility research.