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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.
Jan 17, 2023 | UCI News
UC Irvine, UCLA researchers identify new therapeutic approach to prevent ARDS
A novel peptide designed by University of California, Irvine researchers has been found to suppress the damaging lung inflammation seen in acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS. Their study, which appears in iScience, describes the first specific treatment designed to prevent the deadly disease, which can appear in patients with severe lung injury from infections with bacteria and viruses, like pneumonia, flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and COVID-19.
Dec 21, 2022 | UCI News
UC Irvine-led study links metabolism changes in certain brain cells to Huntington’s disease — Findings show high-dose thiamine and biotin treatments can restore normal processes
A research team led by the University of California, Irvine has linked the mutation that causes Huntington’s disease to developmental deficits in the brain’s oligodendrocyte cells that are caused by changes in metabolism.
Dec 19, 2022 | UCI School of Medicine
UCI-led study shows cognitively impaired degu is a natural animal model well suited for Alzheimer’s research; Chilean degu rodents display behavioral and neuropathological features that resemble human Alzheimer’s Disease
Led by researchers from the University of California at Irvine, a new study reveals that a long-lived Chilean rodent, called Octodon degus (degu), is a useful and practical model of natural sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease.
Dec 08, 2022 | UCI News
Two UCI researchers named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors
Philip Felgner and Payam Heydari recognized for innovations that benefit society
Nov 21, 2022 | UCI School of Medicine
New UCI-led study shows repeated stress accelerates aging of the eye
Retinal aging caused by stress produces symptoms similar to those resulting from natural aging