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May 24, 2023 | Medical Xpress
People who live to be 90+ with superior thinking skills found to be resilient to Alzheimer's pathology in their brains
New UCI-led research shows people who live to be 90+ with superior thinking skills are resilient to Alzheimer’s pathology in their brains. The research team included María M. Corrada, ScD, professor in the Department of Neurology, and Roshni Biswas, post-doctoral scholar with The 90+ Study. Read more about this study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
May 19, 2023 | Healthline
Ninety Percent of People Get Epstein-Barr Virus Early in Life. Here’s How It Can Lead to Multiple Sclerosis
New research has uncovered why the Epstein-Barr virus (EPV) may contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS). Michael Sy, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, talks to Healthline about the findings in recent research.
May 15, 2023 | Healthline
1 in 3 Americans Exposed to Excessive Noise Levels. How to Protect Your Hearing
One in three Americans are exposed to excessive noise levels, according to the latest findings in the Apple Hearing Study. Hamid Djalilian, professor of otolaryngology, shares about causes of excessive noise pollution and insights on hearing loss progression.
May 10, 2023 | Ophthalmology Times
UCI researchers discover new drugs with potential for treating leading causes of blindness in age-related and inherited retinal diseases
Ophthalmology Times covers this UCI-led study where researchers discover new drugs with the potential for treating leading causes of blindness in age-related and inherited retinal diseases.
May 08, 2023 | Neuroscience News
Eye-Opening Drug Discovery May Help Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, Donald Bren Professor of Ophthalmology at the UCI School of Medicine, was a corresponding author on a UCI-led study that was published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."
May 08, 2023 | Medical Xpress
Team discovers new drugs with potential for treating world's leading causes of blindness in AMD, other diseases
Medical Xpress shares about UCI-led study where 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 05, 2023 | Yahoo News
Black maternal mortality rates have spiked. Here’s why, according to experts.
Carol Major, MD, assistant dean and professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, talks to Yahoo Life about why Black maternal mortality rates have spiked.
May 04, 2023 | Irvine Standard
Irvine Innovators Making an Impact
Irvine Standard celebrates innovators in Irvine, including two faculty from the School of Medicine: Tibor Juhasz, PhD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, and Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, Donald Bren Professor of Ophthalmology.
May 04, 2023 | Ophthalmology Times
UCI Health home to stem cell transplant program for ocular surface damage
The UCI Gavin Herbert Eye Institute is the second medical institution in the U.S. to offer stem cell transplants to patients with severe eye surface damage. Learn more about the Severe Ocular Surface Disease Program of Excellence led by Marjan Farid, MD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology.
May 04, 2023 | Medical Xpress
Study reveals first clear link between chronic kidney disease and stroke risk
Medical Xpress covers this UCI-led study that reveals the first clear link between chronic kidney disease and stroke risk.