Selective retention of positive information may be marker for elderly memory loss

UCI group develops test to measure changes in emotional recall over time

Stem cell therapy for retinitis pigmentosa found safe, well-tolerated in first-stage clinical trial

Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center researchers have reported that a therapy they created to cure retinitis pigmentosa is safe and well-tolerated, with no immunological issues, by the first group of patients enrolled in an ongoing phase I/II clinical trial. Led by the regenerative medicine company jCyte, the trial has successfully undergone four […]

Piomelli speaks before Senate subcommittee about medical benefits, risks of marijuana

With the medicinal use of cannabis gaining increased attention, UCI scientist Daniele Piomelli, who studies natural marijuana-like compounds in the body and their effect on health, spoke before a Senate subcommittee July 13 about the potential medical benefits and risks of the product. The meeting of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime & Terrorism focused on […]

Jaeho Lee

UCI engineer creates new technique for testing nanomaterials

Ultimate goal of research is to turn waste heat into electricity

Downtown Los Angeles

Trend of non-downtown job growth continues in Southland, UCI researchers find

Quarterly Metropolitan Futures Initiative reports focus on employment

Spit personality

UCI researcher finds health and behavior secrets inside human and animal mouths

Map of the slave trade out of Africa, 1500-1900.

Tracking the slave trade

Grant allows UCI historian to add intra-American voyages to trans-Atlantic database

UC Irvine Health review finds nasal dilators effective

Many people turn to nasal strips, clips and stents to help them breathe easier when sleeping or exercising. Third-year UCI medical student Christopher Badger noticed a growing number of clinic patients asking about these dilators, so he decided to review the published research on them. The results appear online June 30 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Badger […]

Climate change’s effect on Rocky Mountain plant is driven by sex

UCI study of valerian is first to detail gender-specific species responses to global warming

UCI Long Institute gets $2.75 million to expand interdisciplinary China research

School of Social Sciences will join effort to foster understanding between US, Asian nation