News in 2011

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UC Irvine cardiologists offer patients safer options for common angioplasty

Dr. Morton J. Kern
June 29, 2011
If you were among the 1 million people annually who need an angioplasty to open a blocked artery, would you choose a procedure that required you to...

Study shows long-term benefits of mammography

Dr. Stephen Feig
June 28, 2011
N THE NEWS: Dr. Stephen Feig discussed the findings of a new study of the long-term benefits of mammography with the Orange County Register. The...

UC Irvine and French researchers find master switch for adult epilepsy

Dr. Tallie Z. Baram
June 27, 2011
UC Irvine and French researchers have identified a central switch responsible for the transformation of healthy brain cells into epileptic ones,...

Bridging a Cultural Divide

Dr. Charles Vega
June 21, 2011
IN THE NEWS: Dr. Charles Vega discusses the UC Irvine School of Medicine’s PRIME-LC program with the online Voice of Orange County. Vega...

Minimally invasive colorectal surgery cuts clotting risk

June 20, 2011
UC Irvine surgeon Dr. Michael J. Stamos and colleagues report that patients who undergo minimally invasive laparascopic colorectal surgery were...

Sassone-Corsi made external member of Max Planck Society

Dr. Paolo Sassone-Corsi
June 20, 2011
Paolo Sassone-Corsi, Donald Bren Professor and chair of pharmacology, has been selected as an external member of the Max Planck Society, one of the...

The top six risk factors for weight-loss surgery

Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen
June 15, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Los Angeles Times reports that weight-loss surgery is safe and effective for most people, but complications do occur, according to...

Give blood, get Angels tickets

June 14, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register’s OC Deals blog took note of the opportunity blood donors have to receive baseball tickets at one of...

Can dogs help treat children with ADHD?

June 14, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The girl, looking something like a well-mannered cherub, sat primly with her hands folded, raised her hand to speak, and made direct...

Medical students wrap up year of learning with senior mentors

Med Students And Seniors
June 14, 2011
IN THE NEWS: Southern California Public Radio’s KPCC-FM covered the conclusion of a program that teamed first-year UC Irvine medical school...