Director, Communications and Public Relations
Manager, Communications and Public Relations
May 24, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
New UCI-led research shows people who live to be 90+ with superior thinking skills are resilient to Alzheimer’s pathology in their brains
A University of California, Irvine-led team of researchers have discovered that the oldest-old, those who live to be 90+ and have superior cognitive skills, have similar levels of brain pathology as Alzheimer’s patients, however, they also have less brain pathology of other neurodegenerative diseases that cause memory and thinking problems.
May 16, 2023 | UCI News
UC Irvine research team identifies glycosylation enzyme critical in brain formation
Findings may contribute to new therapeutic uses for neural stem cells
May 08, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
UCI researchers discover new drugs with potential for treating world’s leading causes of blindness in age-related and inherited retinal diseases
In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers have discovered small-molecule drugs with potential clinical utility in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy (DR), and retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
May 03, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
UC Irvine-led study reveals first clear link between chronic kidney disease and stroke risk
A study led by University of California, Irvine neurology and nephrology experts has revealed the first clear link between chronic kidney disease and increased cerebrovascular disease. It was previously thought that renal disease’s effects on the brain were largely due to hypertension, but researchers discovered that CKD promoted the development of cerebral microhemorrhages independent of blood pressure.
Apr 27, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
UCI researchers uncover new potential for botulinum neurotoxin E in therapeutic and cosmetic applications
A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine, have revealed the first crystal structures of the receptor-binding domain of botulinum neurotoxin E (BoNT/E) in complex with its human neuronal receptors, synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2A (SV2A).
Apr 03, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
UCI-led research team discovers mindfulness techniques and online tools ease sickle cell disease pain
Participants experienced a decrease in pain intensity, anxiety and depression after completing the study exercises
Feb 27, 2023 | UCI News
Early-life stress can disrupt maturation of brain’s reward circuits, promoting disorders
UCI discovery offers new therapeutic target for treating mental illness
Feb 22, 2023 | UCI School of Medicine
UCI-led study reveals how lung cells protect themselves against RNA viral infection
A new University of California, Irvine-led study uncovers how a protein, APOBEC3B, could protects cells against many different types of RNA viruses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), SARS-CoV2, influenza virus, poliovirus and measles, helping to prevent disease. The study was published in Nature Communications.
Feb 09, 2023 | UCI News
UCI to launch pre-health program with support from state of California
Increasing underrepresented students’ access to careers in medicine is the focus of a new interdisciplinary, pre-health professional development program at the University of California, Irvine.
Feb 07, 2023 | UCI News
UCI School of Medicine associate professor awarded 19th Japan Academy Medal
Kei Igarashi, associate professor of anatomy & neurobiology at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, has been named one of six scholars to win the 19th Japan Academy Medal.