News in 2012

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UC Irvine opens clinical trial of novel treatment for brain cancer

October 10, 2012
UC Irvine doctors are enrolling patients with the deadly brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme in a clinical trial of a vaccine that may prevent the...

Chronic kidney disease alters intestinal microbial flora, UC Irvine study finds

Dr. N.D. Vaziri
October 09, 2012
Chronic kidney disease changes the composition of intestinal bacterial microbes that normally play a crucial role in staving off disease-causing...

Laugh and learn with fellow IBD patients

Comedian Ben Morrison will discuss life with Crohn’s Disease.
October 08, 2012
UCI Health invites people with inflammatory bowel disease to the 6th Annual IBD Patient Education Conference “Live Healthy, Laugh Loud”...

UC Irvine physician explains eye telescope, macular degeneration

Dr. Sumit “Sam” Garg, medical director of UC Irvine’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
October 04, 2012
IN THE NEWS: Dr. Sam Garg, medical director of UC Irvine’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, recently appeared on PBS SoCal to discuss the...

New research model to aid search for degenerative disease cures

October 02, 2012
Efforts to treat disorders like Lou Gehrig’s disease, Paget’s disease, inclusion body myopathy and dementia will receive a considerable...

New research model to aid search for degenerative disease cures

October 02, 2012
Efforts to treat disorders like Lou Gehrig’s disease, Paget’s disease, inclusion body myopathy and dementia will receive a considerable...

Study points to potential for improvement in the care, quality of life of epilepsy patients

Dr. Jack Lin
September 28, 2012
The quality of life for those with epilepsy could be greatly improved if their physician screens them for psychiatric, cognitive and social...

Researchers find cause of chemotherapy resistance in melanoma

Dr. Anand Ganesan
September 17, 2012
Researchers with the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to...

'Mini' strokes can lead to major disability, study finds

September 14, 2012
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine stroke neurologist Dr. Steven Cramer commented for an ABC News article about new research that shows more people than...

Stem cell research agency awards $37.3 million to aid UC Irvine efforts

Neurobiologists Frank LaFerla and Mathew Blurton-Jones study how stem cells restore memory in Alzheimer’s disease.
September 06, 2012
Efforts to begin human clinical trials using stem cells to treat Alzheimer’s disease and retinitis pigmentosa received a $37.3 million boost...

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