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UCI professor named to CDC committee on sexually transmitted infections

Sean Young, PhD, professor at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine and Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine ad hoc committee to...
15-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI scientists reveal mechanism of electron charge exchange in molecules

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new scanning transmission electron microscopy method that enables visualization of the electric charge density of materials at sub-angstrom...
14-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI-Led Team to Study Socioeconomic Effects of Coastal Flooding in California

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine are leading a new project with three other UC campuses to study the impact of coastal flooding on disadvantaged communities in California. Launched with funding from the National Science...
9-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI researcher receives 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study learning and memory

University of California, Irvine researcher Kevin Beier, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics in the School of Medicine, received a 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study learning and memory in an effort to discover new...
4-Oct-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UCI study explains the molecular mechanism of botanical folk medicines used to treat hypertension

Common herbs, including lavender, fennel and chamomile, have a long history of use as folk medicines used to lower blood pressure. In a new study, University of California, Irvine researchers explain the molecular mechanisms that make them work.
30-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI receives $1M from CDC/ATSDR to initiate study of the relationship between PFAS contaminated drinking water and health

The University of California, Irvine was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to participate in the first year of a major multi-site health study...
30-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI School of Medicine researchers lead an international team for $4.3M NIH BRAIN Initiative award for new brain mapping tool

Professors Xiangmin Xu and Rozanne Sandri-Goldin, in collaboration with Professors Bert Semler and Todd Holmes at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, were awarded a three-year, $4.3 million Brain Research through Advancing...
26-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI launches first Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in UC system

The University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business has launched a Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, the only one of its kind in the UC system. The inaugural class of 42 students will be matched with mentors and...
24-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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