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Turmeric

The spice of life

Mahtab Jafari’s research shows curry’s main ingredient has more to offer than good flavor. It extended the lifespan of fruit flies by up to 20 percent, while improving locomotion and having tumor-prevention properties.

Evaluating forgetfulness

UCI’s Memory Assessment Clinic is the only outpatient facility in Orange County providing comprehensive services focused solely on the early identification of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

UCI neurobiologist Leslie M. Thompson

Promoting global stem cell research awareness

The international scientific community has declared Wednesday, Oct. 6, Stem Cell Awareness Day to celebrate both the advances already made in that area of research and the promise it holds for the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the field, UC Irvine will commemorate the day with two events.

Reg Penner

UCI’s doctoral programs on the fast track

National Research Council ranks several UC Irvine doctoral programs among the tops in the nation. Young programs are on an upward trajectory.

Rozanne Sandri-Goldin

Keeping science funding flowing

Noted virologist Rozanne Sandri-Goldin influences research both in and out of the lab.

Michael Montoya

Forging a faster path from lab to clinic

UCI’s Institute for Clinical & Translational Science will receive $20 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to hasten the transformation of scientific discoveries into medical advances for patients.

Connie Parido draws blood from a Long Beach middle school student

A healthy plan for lowering diabetes risks

A school-based diet and exercise program UCI researchers helped create shows significant impact in lowering diabetes risks.

Susan V. Bryant and Manuel N. Gomez

Listening in on Susan Bryant and Manuel Gomez

Two vice chancellors with deep roots at UCI reflect on their careers, forecast their futures.

Transgenic Hydra expressing the green fluorescent protein.

UCI a historical hotbed of hydra research

UCI biologists’ groundbreaking work with the freshwater polyp hydra helped put a young campus on the map.

Gregory Weiss

Young scientists of the world unite

Global Young Academy, co-chaired by UCI chemist Gregory Weiss, supports, gives voice to world’s junior researchers.