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Landmark study in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights how adults can prevent infection with MRSA bacteria after hospital discharge

Project CLEAR clinical trial finds that the application of antiseptic soap, mouthwash, and nose ointments prevent post-discharge MRSA infections and hospitalizations. Patients
14-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UCI biomedical engineers develop wearable respiration monitor with children’s toy

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a continuous basis. It’s designed to help children with asthma...
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UCI gets $5 million to establish first national R&D center on improving writing skills

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 — The University of California, Irvine has received a five-year, $5 million Institute of Education Sciences grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish the first national research and development center...
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UCI-led study reveals how blood cells help wounds heal scar-free

New insights on circumventing a key obstacle on the road to anti-scarring treatment have been published by Maksim Plikus, an associate professor in development and cell biology at the UCI School of Biological Sciences and colleagues in Nature...
8-Feb-2019 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

CIRM approves $6 million in funding for UCI Researchers to study new treatment for Huntington’s disease

Following a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Independent Citizens Oversight Committee meeting held last week, University of California, Irvine (UCI) researchers learned they will receive $6 million in funding to support the...
4-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI-led study reveals that when it comes to brain connectivity, cell location matters most

A University of California, Irvine-led study reveals that connectivity within the brain appears to be largely dictated by spatial architecture rather than cell type-specific cues. The study was published this month in Cell Reports.
24-Jan-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI-led study finds Harry Potter fan fiction challenges cultural stereotypes of autism

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 — Online publishing platforms and digital media can provide opportunities for nonmainstream groups to push back against and offer alternatives to the simplistic stereotypes presented in literature and popular culture....
23-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI study identifies a new way by which the human brain marks time

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 — With a little help from HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” University of California, Irvine neurobiologists have uncovered a key component of how the human brain marks time. Using high-powered functional MRI on...
15-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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


UCI expert can comment on "Crazy Rich Asians" movie

7-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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