The procedure, contrary to traditional thyroidectomies, leaves no neck scar.
The Institute for Clinical & Translational Science at UC Irvine will get $20 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to speed the transformation of scientific discoveries into medical advances for patients.
UCI team will now study whether stimulating fingers, lips and face will work in humans.
UC Irvine public health professor Guiyun Yan will lead groundbreaking malaria field research in impoverished reaches of China, Myanmar and Thailand, thanks to new federal funding.
Healthier cafeteria choices, longer and more intense periods of physical activity and robust in-school education programs can lower rates of obesity and other risk factors for type 2 diabetes, according to a national study called HEALTHY.
In a breakthrough, UCI chemists create synthetic antibodies that block bee venom.
June 19 event will raise funds for free disease screening in July.
Medical outreach program targets high school students in underserved communities.