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UCI study IDs what brings our senses and thoughts together

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 — Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain’s neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these...
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UCI awarded $13.8 million federal contract to profile lipid nanoparticles

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 – The University of California, Irvine has been awarded a five-year, $13.8 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to conduct detailed immune profiling of lipid nanoparticles...
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New UCI-led report Illustrates potential of precision genome editing in treating inherited retinal diseases

In a new paper, University of California, Irvine researchers explain how precision genome editing agents have enabled precise gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases (IRDs). The study, titled, “Precision genome editing in...
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UCI is key member of multi-institutional, $126 million NIH brain mapping project

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 22, 2022 – The University of California, Irvine will participate in a five-year, multi-institutional, $126 million grant from the National Institutes of Health supporting the BRAIN Initiative Cell Atlas Network. The project...
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UCI Alzheimer’s project wins $47 million grant from National Institute on Aging

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 20, 2022 — What began with a $70,000 philanthropic gift 12 years ago has grown into the recipient of a $47 million National Institute on Aging grant for Alzheimer’s disease research at the University of California, Irvine....
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UCI and national lab researchers develop a cobalt-free cathode for lithium-ion batteries

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and four national laboratories have devised a way to make lithium-ion battery cathodes without using cobalt, a mineral plagued by price volatility and...
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UCI closes its second-highest fundraising year with over $223 million

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 14, 2022 — With more than $223 million raised, the University of California, Irvine is celebrating its second-highest fundraising year ever. The fiscal 2022 amount gives a significant boost to UCI’s Brilliant Future...
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UCI is ranked among nation’s top 10 public universities for eighth year in a row

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 — The University of California, Irvine has been ranked eighth among the nation’s public universities – and 34th overall, an improvement of two spots – on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 list of “Best...
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Precision Health Perspectives

In February, UCI launched the Institute for Precision Health, a campus-wide, interdisciplinary endeavor that merges UCI’s powerhouse health sciences, engineering, machine learning, artificial intelligence, clinical genomics and data science...
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Precision Health Perspectives

In February, UCI launched the Institute for Precision Health, a campus-wide, interdisciplinary endeavor that merges UCI’s powerhouse health sciences, engineering, machine learning, artificial intelligence, clinical genomics and data science...
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Director & Founding Dean of UCI Public Health is available to be an expert source on rise in monkeypox cases and polio case identified in NY

8-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT

University of California, Irvine offers experts to comment on James Webb Space Telescope

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Environmental Health Expert Available to Comment on Breaking EPA Findings on Toxic "Forever Chemicals" in Thousands of U.S. Water Systems

15-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT

UCI experts available to discuss invasion of Ukraine

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What’s next: the US Supreme Court

On Feb. 25, President Joe Biden nominated U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. If confirmed, she would replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer and become the first Black woman seated on America’s highest court in its...
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Dr. Karen L. Edwards, UCI professor available to comment on a wide range of topics in public health

7-Feb-2022 4:05 PM EST

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