News in 2012

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New front in fight against brain cancer

Dr. Daniela Bota
November 13, 2012
UC Irvine oncologists are looking for new ways to treat glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest type of brain cancer. While surgery followed by...

New cell type developed for possible treatment of Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases

Dr. Edwin Monuki
November 07, 2012
UC Irvine researchers have created a new stem cell-derived cell type with unique promise for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as...

Orange County partnership to target cancer health disparities

Dr. F. Allan Hubbell
November 01, 2012
Researchers from UC Irvine’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and California State University, Fullerton’s Health Promotion...

State emergency medicine panel taps UC Irvine’s Koenig

Dr. Kristi Koenig <br/> Photo by Steve Zylius/UCI Healthcare
October 22, 2012
Kristi L. Koenig, MD, has been appointed to the Commission on Emergency Medical Services by California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez....

New fruit fly model of epilepsy reveals mechanisms behind fever-induced seizures

Chair Diane O'Dowd
October 17, 2012
UC Irvine and Brown University researchers have created a new fruit fly model of inherited epilepsy that’s providing insights into the...

UC Irvine-led study identifies best strategy for curbing MRSA in ICU patients

Dr. Susan Huang
October 17, 2012
A sweeping study on the issue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals shows that using antimicrobial soap and ointment on all intensive-care...

Simple measures reduce blood infections in intensive care units

Dr. Susan Huang
October 17, 2012
A sweeping study on the issue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals shows that using antimicrobial soap and ointment on all intensive-care...

Zachary demonstrates laser tattoo removal on 20/20

Christopher Zachary
October 16, 2012
IN THE NEWS: ABC News and 20/20 recently interviewed Dr. Christopher Zachary about laser tattoo removal. The report examined the “final...

Too young for cancer: Forgotten generation

Dr. Leonard Sender
October 16, 2012
In the News: Self magazine recently examined the unique challenges that face young women when diagnosed with cancer. Even if it is caught in time,...

UC Irvine gets $1 million to combat elder abuse

Dr. Laura Mosqueda
October 11, 2012
UC Irvine’s Program in Geriatrics has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Administration on Aging to combat elder abuse....

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