UC Irvine Health Affairs
spacer

Index of Features


Dr. Howard Federoff, UC Irvine Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and CEO of UC Irvine Medical Center

New ‘top doc,’ Howard Federoff, MD, has heavy caseload

As head of the county’s largest hospital and only medical school, Howard Federoff has his finger on the pulse of the vast UC Irvine Health enterprise.


Richard Chamberlin, professor and chair of UC Irvine's Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Testing for toxins

Novel detection method co-developed at UC Irvine by Richard Chamberlain ensures that drinking water sources are not compromised by algae blooms.

Oladele Ogunseitan aims to keep toxins from discarded cell phones out of the environment

Getting the lead out

UC Irvine public health professor and e-waste expert Oladele Ogunseitan seeks to eradicate toxins from cell phones, computers and other common electronic products.

Nursing science students at UC Irvine

Nursing Science is poised to address looming healthcare needs

UC Irvine's Program in Nursing Science offers undergraduate and graduate students both the academic and professional education that will help them fill critical clinical and teaching roles after they graduate.

Lisa Grant Ludwig, PhD, a seismologist with UC Irvine's Program in Public Health

Ready for the big one?

UC Irvine earthquake expert Lisa Grant Ludwig discusses faults, fallacies and the upcoming preparedness event.


Gavin Herbert Eye Institute on the UC Irvine campus

A vision realized in the new Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

The new world-class Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, part of UC Irvine Health, was a long time in the making.

A UC Irvine study aims to determine whether children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder benefit from contact with canines

A different breed of therapist

A UC Irvine study aims to determine whether children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder benefit from contact with canines

UC Irvine's Ivan Soltesz, chair of anatomy & neurobiology, is recognized as one of the world's leading epilepsy researchers

Uncharted territory

UC Irvine's Ivan Soltesz, chair of anatomy & neurobiology, is recognized as one of the world's leading epilepsy researchers.

Can robots take over rehab?

Can robots take over rehab?

At UC Irvine, professor David Reinkensmeyer develops devices designed to restore movement to damaged limbs

Researchers with UC Irvine’s Institute for Clinical & Translational Science advanced efforts to turn scientific discoveries into new methods, treatments and cures to improve public health.

Taking research to the community

New center facilitates collective effort to address Orange County healthcare issues

Dr. Henry Klassen is finding success with a stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

Setting his sights on a cure

Dr. Henry Klassen is finding success with a stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta pioneered the now-routine use of chemotherapy on tumors before surgery

Targeting breast cancer

UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Rita Mehta pioneered the now-routine use of chemotherapy to shrink or eradicate breast cancer tumors before surgery.

Helping hands

Healing the tiniest patients

Nursing graduates begin satisfying careers caring for critically ill and premature newborns at UC Irvine Douglas Hospital.

Halting Huntington's disease

Race against the clock

UC Irvine researcher Leslie Thompson's stem cell work gives hope to Huntington's patients, for whom time is the enemy.

Stopping disease where it lives

Stopping the spread of infectious diseases

UC Irvine research on infectious diseases, such as dengue fever, HIV and melioidosis, could benefit millions worldwide.

Lycopene research on bladder and prostate cancers

The superfood quest

Xiaolin Zi gauges effects of naturally occurring compounds on bladder and prostate cancers
spacer