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News in 2011

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Avoid the swab, save the eardrum

May 04, 2011
IN THE NEWS: Citing a recent study, the Orange County Register discussed ear drum injuries and cotton swabs with Dr. Hamid Djalilian, director of...

Governor’s skin cancer treatable

May 01, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Associated Press cited Dr. Christopher Zachary, chair of the UC Irvine Department of Dermatology, in coverage of Gov. Jerry...

Dr. Zeev Kain to lead study on reducing surgical anxiety in children

April 26, 2011
IN THE NEWS: OC Metro reports that Dr. Zeev Kain, professor of anesthesiology and perioperative care at UC Irvine, will use a $3.2 million National...

Newspaper profiles first spinal cord patient to get UC Irvine stem cell treatment

Timothy Atchinson
April 21, 2011
When Timothy Atchinson was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident last September, he accepted an offer to be the initial participant in...

UC Irvine anesthesiologist to lead study on alleviating surgical anxiety, pain in children

Dr. Zeev Kain
April 21, 2011
A UC Irvine anesthesiologist will use a $3.2-million National Institutes of Health grant to launch a research effort aimed at lessening the anxiety...

UCI Health eye surgeon unlocks the power of lasers to stave off blindness and strengthen eyesight

Roger F. Steinert, MD, Ophthalmology Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
April 20, 2011
As a newly minted ophthalmologist in the 1980s, Dr. Roger Steinert was intrigued by exotic lasers being developed in France and Switzerland to cut...

Matters of the heart

Dr. Dawn M. Lombardo
April 19, 2011
When it comes to women and heart disease, UCI Health cardiologist Dr. Dawn M. Lombardo can recite some sobering statistics. Cardiovascular disease...

UC Irvine joins Best Practices for Better Care campaign

April 18, 2011
UC Irvine is joining more than 200 universities and health systems in committing to Best Practices for Better Care, a multiyear effort by the...

Prestigious Royal College of Surgeons names Dr. Ralph V. Clayman an honorary fellow

April 18, 2011
Dr. Ralph V. Clayman, dean of the UC Irvine School of Medicine and professor of urology, has received an honorary fellowship from the Royal College...

Soltesz gets grant to study novel ways to halt epileptic seizures

Ivan Soltesz
April 18, 2011
Ivan Soltesz, professor and chair of anatomy & neurobiology, has received a $1.2 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop novel...