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New discovery may drive the development of better, more effective immunotherapies for the treatment of breast cancer

New cancer immunotherapy approaches are revolutionizing treatment options for breast cancer patients. However, many lead to insufficient immune responses rendering the therapies incapable of completely eradicating tumors. In a new study,...
21-Feb-2020 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Saving Mother and Child

Five-year-old Emlee jumps high, runs fast and likes to pirouette around the living room in her white ballet slippers. Her mom, Karalayne Maglinte, calls her a miracle. Indeed, Emlee is the embodiment of the word: She’s one of the reasons Maglinte...
20-Feb-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Speed King

Greg Weiss, a backpack slung over his shoulder, walks through Aldrich Park. The professor of chemistry has just left a meeting at UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business about University Lab Partners, Orange County’s first wet lab incubator,...
20-Feb-2020 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gut Feelings

The long, winding river that is the human digestive tract is prone to all manner of diseases, from the merely irritable to the decidedly deadly. All fall under the purview of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, an internationally...
20-Feb-2020 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Battling Brain Cancer on All Fronts

When you’re facing a cancer diagnosis with an average survival span of 12 to 18 months, every milestone is a victory. That makes each wedding invitation, graduation announcement and birthday photo that UCI neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota...
20-Feb-2020 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Beating Cancer – One Patient at a Time

Like most people, John Gifford wasn’t looking forward to a colonoscopy when he arrived on the UCI Medical Center campus in Orange in 2018. The Riverside man, 65, was concerned about his family history of colorectal cancer and had dutifully...
20-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Veggie-loving fish could be the new white meat

A secret to survival amid rising global temperatures could be dwelling in the tidepools of the U.S. West Coast. Findings by University of California, Irvine biologists studying the genome of an unusual fish residing in those waters offer new...
19-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI researchers reveal how low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias

Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. New findings, in a study led by Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, vice chancellor for Health Affairs...
18-Feb-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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