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Researchers develop cell therapy to improve memory and stop seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine developed a breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory and prevent seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury. The study, titled “Transplanted interneurons improve memory precision...
15-Nov-2019 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI-led study reveals non-image light sensing mechanism of circadian neurons in fruit flies

University of California, Irvine researchers reveal how an ancient flavoprotein response to ultra violet (UV), blue and red light informs internal circadian processes about the time of day.
7-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI study is first to explore veterans’ grief, an overlooked toll of war

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 — Grief in veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has been as largely overlooked as post-traumatic stress disorder in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. A University of California, Irvine study, published online...
6-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI’s Oladele Ogunseitan joins executive team of USAID-funded global health project

A University of California, Irvine public health professor hailed for his international research achievements is part of an $85 million effort to detect and respond to the threat of infectious diseases on a global scale. UC Presidential Chair...
29-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH establishes Cooperative Research Center with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two University of California campuses, Irvine and Davis

A Cooperative Research Center (CRC) has been established by the National Institutes of Health at three institutions including the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the University of...
24-Oct-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI School of Medicine receives national award for excellence in diversity

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the recipient of a 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher...
21-Oct-2019 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI vision scientist Krzysztof Palczewski elected to National Academy of Medicine

Krzysztof Palczewski, the Irving H. Leopold Chair in Ophthalmology and a professor of physiology & biophysics at the University of California, Irvine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest distinctions accorded to...
21-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 – The next time a river overflows its banks, don’t just blame the rain clouds. Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have identified another culprit: leafy plants. In a study published...
21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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