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‘Sticks and Stones . . .’ But Words Can Indeed Hurt You, UCI Study Finds

Words can hurt or help a person’s psychological well-being, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Researchers found that the effects of negative and positive political rhetoric about immigration – particularly by...
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John Christian “Chris” Fox, MD, appointed chair of the UCI School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine John Christian “Chris” Fox, MD, has been appointed chair of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, effective immediately. He served as interim chair...
23-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UCI to establish skin biology, diseases resource center with $4 million NIH award

Irvine, Calif., April 22, 2019 — With nearly $4 million in funding from the National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases, the University of California, Irvine will establish the UCI Skin Biology Resource-based Center. One of...
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New UCI-led study defines when is the best time to exercise to get the most rejuvenating results

A new study led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine finds exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results.
18-Apr-2019 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media exposure to mass violence can fuel cycle of distress, 3-year longitudinal study shows

Irvine, Calif., April 17, 2019 — Repeated exposure to media coverage of collective traumas, such as mass shootings or natural disasters, can fuel a cycle of distress, according to a University of California, Irvine study. Researchers found that...
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#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke to speak at UCI

Tarana Burke, founder of the #metoo movement, will speak at UCI on April 22. EVENT: Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist who founded the #MeToo movement to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault, will speak at UCI on the campaign’s...
16-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Registration opens for third annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge

Orange, Calif., April 11, 2019 — The UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge is coming home to the University of California, Irvine campus on Saturday, June 8. Registration is now open for this third annual ride, run and walk to benefit cancer research at the...
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UCI-led research team catalogs mitochondria deletions in the human brain using a single test

In a recent University of California, Irvine-led study published in Nucleic Acids Research, a team of scientists described a catalog of 4489 putative mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) deletions, including their frequency and relative read rate. This...
10-Apr-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How hormones can hijack a healthy slumber

UCI cognitive scientist studies how hormone cycles impact sleep and memory
14-Mar-2019 7:05 PM EDT


UCI expert source - Amazon HQ2 and 3 announcement

Amihai Glazer, UCI economics professor, is available for commentary on Amazon's HQ2 and 3 locations decision. He is a leading authority on relations between special interests and government, the author of five books on public policy and has provided...
13-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST


At Least Bias Is Non-Partisan, UCI Lead Researcher Says

18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT


UCI School of Humanities dean can comment on Hungary’s removal of gender studies programs

17-Oct-2018 2:55 PM EDT


UCI sociologist can comment on women running for office in 2018

5-Oct-2018 6:15 PM EDT

UCI School of Medicine Dean available to comment on standards for physician disclosure of conflict of interest

24-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT


CORRECTION - UCI expert can comment on memory for sexual assault

21-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT


UCI Expert Can Comment on Impact of Elon Musk's Whims on the Future of Tesla

28-Aug-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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