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Holiday Shopping

How to keep the ‘happy’ in the holidays

UCI psychiatrist Jody Rawles says the key to reducing seasonal stress is setting realistic expectations

Arthur Lander

UCI psychiatrist Jody Rawles says the key to reducing seasonal stress is setting realistic expectations

Professor Arthur Lander explains that knowledge of controlled development is essential for understanding rampant cell production seen in cancer

Ramesh Jain

Focused on the big picture

Computer scientist aims to integrate health data and make it globally available – by phone

Researchers Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings

Science, stem cells and serendipity

Serendipity has played a great part in the careers and personal lives of Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings, the UC Irvine husband-and-wife team that has helped move stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury a giant step forward. They met as undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cummings would visit his then-girlfriend in her dorm, and […]

NICU patient baby Megan grabs onto the finger of glove wearing registered nurse

Keeping hospitals healthy

Linda Dickey, a nurse and director of epidemiology & infection prevention at UC Irvine Medical Center, wears a small but significant yellow badge on her white coat. It’s proof that she’s current on her influenza vaccine. It’s also a symbol of the hospital’s commitment to fighting infectious diseases. In 2009, when fears were running high about […]

RADD DUI Awareness Graphic

Putting the brakes on drunk driving

UCI leads effort to raise awareness of advantages of designated drivers as spring break approaches.

Camille Fitpatrick and Alex Vasquez

A cure for healthcare

In a bustling trailer at the El Sol Science & Arts Academy in downtown Santa Ana, UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science offers a window to healthcare’s future. Children and their parents fill a sparse waiting area, but the people in white coats who move from room to room seeing the young patients aren’t physicians. […]

Cinder the golden retriever sits with children

Different breed of therapist

Cinder, a golden retriever with a sweet face and slow gait, reclines on a dog bed at the UC Irvine Child Development Center as, one by one, half a dozen 8- and 9-year-olds deliver pats and hugs. One boy puts his arms around her in a warm embrace; another gently curls up at her side. From behind […]

Ivan Soltesz

Uncharted territory

Neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz is recognized as one of world’s leading epilepsy researchers, but when talking about the focus of his work, he sounds more like the young dreamer and poet he was growing up in Budapest. “The brain is the last great frontier,” says Soltesz, UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor and chair of anatomy & neurobiology. […]

Students prepare Evans for contamination simulation

Handle with care

Safety staff do hands-on training with chemistry majors.