KEYWORD

health

A literal gut check

Scientist studies how intestinal microbiomes affect human health

Sunny Jiang, UC Irvine professor of both civil and environmental engineering and ecology and evolutionary biology sitting in front of a fountain holding a clear water bottle.

Navigating ocean waters

Sunny Jiang strives to understand the balance between human activities and coastal ecosystems

Joe C. Wen & Family Center for Advanced Care

UCI Health — Irvine opens its doors

Joe C. Wen & Family Center for Advanced Care offers access to state-of-the-art primary and specialty care

Susanne Phillips

UC Irvine professor of nursing to receive national award for policy advocacy

Susanne Phillips has improved healthcare access, role of advanced practice RNs

Health fair draws local residents

UC Irvine provides free screenings, resources at community clinic

Rupert Whitehead, a trombonist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, plays next to Terry Taylor, who had a stroke three years ago and whose right eye was affected by Bell’s palsy after a COVID-19 shot. Taylor, who also has spells of vertigo, wears a shirt that says, “I’m not clumsy. I’m performing random gravity checks.”

Music as medicine

UCI collaborates with London orchestra on stroke rehabilitation program

Patient Project volunteers work on an arts-and-crafts activity with a resident at Irvine’s Inn at Woodbridge senior living community.

Alleviating elder isolation

UCI undergraduate club’s mission is to foster connections in senior centers

UC Irvine researchers awarded grants by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Funding supports research into advanced biological tissue imaging technologies

Quinton Smith

Boosting health equity with organ avatars

UCI engineer named one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10 for using lab-grown blood vessels to benefit marginalized groups

Steve Anticona, an agroecological farmer and community outreach coordinator at CRECE Urban Farms, provides a farm tour to participants at the SERVE OC Autumn Family Wellness Festival.

Family-based heart health

UCI research program weighs benefits of new approach to cardiac fitness in local communities