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The UCI research team is directed by (seated, from left) Frank LaFerla, Andrea Tenner and Kim Green. Other investigators include (standing, from left) Marcelo Wood, Arthur Lander, Grant MacGregor, Ian Smith, Vivek Swarup, Craig Stark, Andre Obenaus and Ali Mortazavi.

UCI Alzheimer’s project wins $47 million grant from National Institute on Aging

Scientists will develop mouse models to help unravel most common form of disease

Circadian rhythm disruption found to be common among mental health disorders

UCI researchers spotlight links and propose investigation into molecular underpinnings

Bryce Mander

Research reveals how brain inflammation may link Alzheimer’s risk, sleep disturbance

Multisite team included UCI, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wake Forest University

UCI researchers aim to diversify clinical research participation with $3.7 million NIH grant

The multidisciplinary team will focus on participant recruitment and retainment for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders research

Xiangmin Xu

UCI wins 5-year, $14M NIH grant to study brain circuits susceptible to aging, Alzheimer’s disease

Findings will advance development of better early diagnostic tools, new treatment strategies

Ali Mortazavi

How life works is his life’s work

UCI professor of developmental and cell biology seeks answers to how genes are regulated

UCI team uncovers key brain mechanisms for organizing memories in time

Convergence research project integrated neurobiology with data science techniques

UCI-led team first to discover new neural circuits that regulate spatial learning and memory in the brain’s hippocampal formation

Understanding of novel functional roles can advance research in Alzheimer’s disease, other learning and memory disorders

Frank LaFerla
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Coping with memory impairment during the holidays

School of Biological Sciences Dean Frank La Ferla offers advice for family members

New research “sniffs out” how associative memories are formed

UCI-led team is first to discover how the brain creates memories of delicious smells