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2010
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DEC. 22Holiday visits offer a perfect opportunity to assess the needs and health of elderly relatives, whether they're living independently or in a care facility, says a UC Irvine expert.
DEC. 20A UC Irvine spine surgeon has created a group called the Association for Medical Ethics to combat what it sees as conflicts of interest in spine surgery.
DEC. 20A UC Irvine spine surgeon has created a group called the Association for Medical Ethics to combat what it sees as conflicts of interest in spine surgery.
DEC. 15UC Irvine researchers identify protein that boosts memory, a finding that may benefit people with cognitive disorders.
DEC. 08Swiss agency approves clinical trial of UC Irvine-created neural stem cell therapy for chronic spinal cord injury.
DEC. 08Swiss agency approves clinical trial of UC Irvine-created neural stem cell therapy for chronic spinal cord injury.
DEC. 03UC Irvine Medical Center awarded a Silver Medal of Honor by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for supporting organ and tissue donation.
DEC. 02UC Irvine Medical Center awarded a Silver Medal of Honor by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for supporting organ and tissue donation.
DEC. 02Reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) has intrinsic safety and quality benefits. It won't be long, though, before monetary rewards follow.
NOV. 30Paolo Sassone-Corsi, chair of UC Irvine's Department of Pharmacology, finds a link between cancer and a disruption in human circadian rhythms.
NOV. 22Sensory stimulation could prevent brain damage from stroke, according to a new study by a UC Irvine researcher.
NOV. 19UC Irvine physician, nurse appointed to Orange County EMS quality board, which monitors the level of care provided by the county's EMS system.
NOV. 09Dr. Leonard Sender, director of clinical oncology services at UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, tells the Wall Street Journal about young-adult cancer patients' special needs.
NOV . 08UC Irvine becomes the first medical school in the nation to incorporate portable ultrasound into every year of its curriculum
NOV. 03VA names UC Irvine orthopedic biomedical engineer a senior research career scientist, the highest honor it bestows on scientists.
OCT. 29UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Ignatius Ou's clinical trial targeting mutations in small-cell lung cancer tumors shows great promise
OCT. 22Four UC Irvine scientists win grants totaling $9.3 million to create stem-cell treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, Huntington's disease and traumatic brain injury.
OCT. 21The university will honor UC Irvine Douglas Hospital benefactor M.A. Douglas, who made a posthumous donation of $21 million.
OCT. 21The likelihood that a first-time mother will deliver by cesarean section is increasing, according to a study involving UC Irvine scientists.
OCT. 19Can skin cancer be treated with light? Researchers at UC Irvine are exploring new ways to image cancerous lesions using LEDs.
OCT. 12A stem cell scientist at UC Irvine is working on a transplant for Type-1 diabetes patients.
OCT. 01UC Irvine infectious disease specialist wins $10-million grant to study preventing drug-resistant staph infections
SEP. 24UC Irvine infectious disease specialist wins $10-million grant to study preventing drug-resistant staph infections
SEP. 24UC Irvine pharmacology professor Daniele Piomelli awarded $2.5 million to create stop-smoking treatment
SEP. 9UC Irvine study finds a liver defect is the likely cause of DHA deficiency in Alzheimer’s patients.
SEP. 9UC Irvine's Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care receives training grant to emphasize treating patients with empathy and compassion.
SEP. 31UC Irvine's Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care receives training grant to emphasize treating patients with empathy and compassion.
AUG. 20UC Irvine medical student awarded Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship
AUG. 20The Joint Commission identifies best practices at UC Irvine Medical Center
AUG. 19The Joint Commission identifies best practices at UC Irvine Medical Center
AUG. 16UC Irvine has a key role in the new California Telehealth Network (CTN), which will allow patients in underserved and rural areas to receive specialty care.
AUG . 16A research team that includes UC Irvine scientists has induced nerve regeneration in mice.
AUG. 12UC Irvine medical students to use innovative SonoSite handheld ultrasound system to enhance the learning experience.
AUG. 12UC Irvine goes digital as School of Medicine students receive iPads containing their curriculum. Will the devices make learning easier?
AUG. 09A research team that includes UC Irvine scientists makes nerve connections regrow in mice with spinal cord injuries
AUG. 01Servite High School football players tested in sports concussion pilot program with UC Irvine
JUL. 01FDA approves first human trials of stem cell treatment created by UC Irvine researcher Hans Keirstead
JUL. 23UC Irvine researchers are hopping on their bikes to participate in the first Alzheimer's Breakthrough Ride, a cross-country tour to raise funds.
JUL. 22UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is first in California to win certification for high-quality patient care from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
JUL. 20UC Irvine's bariatric surgery center wins renewed top-level national accreditation
JUL. 20UC Irvine's bariatric surgery center wins renewed top-level national accreditation
JUL. 14UC Irvine launches its first annual summer pre-med program for high school students
JUL. 14UC Irvine Healthcare first in the West to use robotic-assisted surgery for thyroid tumor
JUL . 14UC Irvine receives $20 million federal research award to hasten medical advances.
JUL. 14UC Irvine Healthcare first in the West to use robotic-assisted surgery for thyroid tumor.
JUL. 13UC Irvine study finds that whisker stimulation prevents strokes in rats.
JUL. 12UC Irvine infectious disease expert to get $4.7 million to fight malaria in Southeast Asia.
JUL. 06UC Irvine infectious disease expert to get $4.7 million to fight malaria in Southeast Asia.
JUN. 29Eyebrow transplantation may alleviate embarrassment and social stigmatization for patients who have suffered trauma or burns, says UC Irvine dermatologist.
JUN. 23UC Irvine's Weight Management Program helps classic diner owner lose 105 pounds.
JUN. 17UC Irvine pharmaceutical sciences professor Andrej Luptak is among 21 new Pew Scholars.
JUN. 17UC Irvine partners with the National Kidney Foundation to host the inaugural Orange County Kidney Walk on campus June 19.
JUN. 16It's "too early" to say whether cell-phone use causes tumors to the head or body, UC Irvine neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota tells the Orange County Register.
JUN. 01UC Irvine's Program in Geriatrics to host a June 15 forum to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
JUN. 26UC Irvine researchers create retina from human embryonic stem cells
MAY. 26UC Irvine Medical Center is honored for its commitment to organ and tissue donation.
MAY. 26Exercise can rejuvenate the aging brain, UC Irvine brain research Carl Cotman tells Scientific American.
MAY. 25High school students try out surgical techniques at UC Irvine Medical Center as part of an outreach program for Orange County teens.
MAY. 25The opening of UC Irvine's stem cell research center makes California "the world leader in stem cell and biomedical research," center director Peter Donovan says.
MAY. 13Dr. Leslie M. Randall, gynecologic oncologist at UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, to lead a May 22 symposium on ovarian cancer
MAY. 10With nuclear imaging and computed tomography tests now routine for heart patients, cardiologists fear an increased cancer risk due to radiation, UC Irvine cardiology chief Dr. Jagat Narula says
MAY. 06UC Irvine to dedicate the state's first stem cell research facility, Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute, on May 14
MAY. 30UC Irvine to dedicate the state's first stem cell research facility, Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute, on May 14
APR. 30UC Irvine professors Michael Cahalan, Greg Duncan and Susan Trumbore elected to National Academy of Sciences
APR. 21UC Irvine pediatric neurologist Ira Lott wins $2.4 million grant to study the onset of dementia in patients with Down syndrome
APR. 17Depression in older adults is vastly “under-diagnosed and under-treated,” UC Irvine Healthcare's director of geriatrics Dr. Laura Mosqueda tells the L.A. Times.
MAR. 30Novel treatment to stimulate neuron growth in stroke patients passes safety stage of a UC Irvine-led clinical trial
MAR. 02Learning stimulates brain growth, say UC Irvine neurobiologists, a finding that suggests mental activity may stave off memory decline.
FEB. 23National prize goes to Dr. Anton N. Hasso, chief of neuroradiology at UC Irvine's School of Medicine
FEB. 22Close control of blood sugar levels prevents cardiovascular disease best in younger, recently diagnosed diabetics, UC Irvine researchers report.
FEB. 18Grateful patient gives $250,000 research gift to neuro-oncologist Daniela Bota and neurosurgeon Mark Linskey
FEB. 18UC Irvine stem cell researcher Hans Keirstead wins the prestigious 2010 Mathilde Solowey Lecture Award in the Neurosciences.
FEB. 03UC Irvine gastrointestinal surgeon Ninh T. Nguyen is testing a new double-balloon device that may prove to be a less invasive treatment for obesity.
JAN. 21UC Irvine gastrointestinal surgeon Ninh T. Nguyen is testing a new double-balloon device that may prove to be a less invasive treatment for obesity.
JAN. 20Purge of bariatric surgery hospitals improves survival rates, lessens complications and shortens patient stays at better equipped centers, according to a study by UC Irvine surgeon Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen and his team.
JAN. 13UC Irvine ear specialist Dr. Hamid Djalilian says an increasing number of toys are loud enough that prolonged exposure can damage a child's hearing.
JAN. 11UC Irvine ear specialist Dr. Hamid Djalilian says an increasing number of toys are loud enough that prolonged exposure can damage a child's hearing.
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