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UCI-led study shows Rhodiola rosea root might be beneficial for managing type 2 diabetes

A team of researchers led by the University of California, Irvine has discovered that treatment with an extract from the roots of the Rhodiola rosea plant might be effective for helping manage type 2 diabetes, showing promise as a safe and effective...
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New UCI-led research reveals the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression

In a new University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers define how the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression. Their research also reveals how disruption of the circadian clock impacts genome stability and...
11-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI chancellor meets with Vice President Kamala Harris

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 – UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman and other university leaders met with Vice President Kamala Harris in the White House today to discuss the disruptive effect that the recent Supreme Court decision to end the federally...
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UCI hosts Warrior-Scholar Project boot camp for fourth year

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 – The University of California, Irvine will host a Warrior-Scholar Project academic boot camp this summer for the fourth year in a row. WSP prepares military veterans for transitioning back to the classroom...
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UCI takes first place in EPA Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 — A cross-disciplinary team of engineering, biological sciences, public health and anthropology graduate students from the University of California, Irvine took first place in Phase 1 of the Environmental Protection...
4-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI-developed COVID-19 test detects, identifies specific variants with 100% accuracy

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 3, 2022 — University of California, Irvine researchers have developed a COVID-19 test that detects and identifies specific SARS-CoV-2 variants with 100% accuracy. In a study, the RNA-encoded viral nucleic acid analytic...
3-Aug-2022 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI receives $4 million matching gift for Center for Jewish Studies

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 1, 2022 — The University of California, Irvine has received a $4 million matching pledge from Susan and Henry Samueli, longtime campus supporters, for gifts to UCI’s Center for Jewish Studies. The donation – the largest...
1-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI awarded $10.1 million grant to expand O.C. Young Adult Court study

The Orange County Health Care Agency has awarded the University of California, Irvine a $10.1 million Mental Health Services Act Innovation grant to expand the study of the Orange County Young Adult Court – pioneered, in part, by Elizabeth...
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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...
15-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT

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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

13-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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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

6-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT

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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...
24-Mar-2022 6:05 PM EDT

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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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Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH, Director and Founding Dean of the University of California, Irvine’s future School of Population and Public Health available to comment on a wide range of topics related to health disparities

Dean Boden-Albala is an internationally recognized expert in the social epidemiology of COVID-19, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Over the past 15 years, her robust research portfolio has focused on defining and intervening on social...
4-Feb-2022 4:05 PM EST

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