Browsing: Neurology

Admin A crash test dummy for a water polo concussion study

Heading off concussions

Professor James Hicks, director of UCI’s Exercise Medicine & Sport Sciences Initiative, leads novel probe of impact injuries in water polo

Alumni Dr. Tallie Z. Baram

Getting inside the child mind

With a major neurology award and $10 million in funding, Dr. Tallie Z. Baram strives to understand early-life brain development

Engineering Dorothy Williams with robotic device

Merging robotic rehab and stem cell research

Cutting-edge rehab programs at the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center utilize robotics and computer software that someday could be combined with stem cell-based therapies to accelerate recovery from strokes and spinal cord injuries.

Faculty Daniela Bota

Lifting the fog

Dr. Daniela Bota of UCI’s Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program is determined to find ways for cancer patients to avoid “chemo brain.”

Admin A mother and child

TLC boosts baby’s brain

UCI child neurologist and neuroscientist Dr. Tallie Z. Baram has found that maternal care and other sensory input triggers activity in a baby’s developing brain that improves cognitive function and builds resilience to stress.

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