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News in 2012

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Setting his sights on a cure

Dr. Henry Klassen and others
December 31, 2012
For poets and lovers, the eyes are windows to the soul. But for researchers like Dr. Henry Klassen, they provide unparalleled access to the central...

Baby recovers from huge tumor thanks to UC Irvine doctors

Wyatt Dunbar
December 27, 2012
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Manuel Porto described the complex delivery and treatment of a newborn with an life-threatening tumor in his...

Christmas workers make merry best of it

Carmen Morales, center, and Barbara Kaess, right, share a laugh with trauma tech Boris Chung, on left
December 26, 2012
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register visited the emergency department at UC Irvine Medical Center on Christmas day for an article about people...

UC Irvine’s Verma talks aging and your voice on "The Doctors"

Dr. Sunil Verma
December 18, 2012
UC Irvine’s Dr. Sunil Verma will appear on the syndicated medical program “The Doctors” on Dec. 21 on KCBS to discuss why your...

‘Fill the Boot’ to support burn survivor programs

December 16, 2012
Firefighters from the Costa Mesa Fire Department will again hold their annual “Fill the Boot” drive to raise money for UC Irvine...

UC Irvine radiology researcher to aid NASA bone density study

Joyce Keyak
December 10, 2012
A UC Irvine researcher is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts’ lengthy stays aboard the...

Ken Mitchell, pancreatic and kidney transplant patient

December 01, 2012
When Ken Mitchell first met UCI Health transplant surgeon Dr. Clarence Foster, he was a diabetic in kidney failure. Mitchell, a 42-year-old...

Healing the tiniest patients

Healing the tiniest patients
December 01, 2012
When Brent Wong graduated in June with UC Irvine's first nursing science class, he didn't have to go far to land a job. Wong works as a nurse in...

Dr. Ke-Qin Hu provides help for those with liver diseases

Ke-Qin Hu, MD, Director, Hepatology Services
December 01, 2012
Ke-Qin Hu, MD, is director of Hepatology Services at the H. H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. Board certified in internal...

A healthy plan for lowering diabetes risk

Pediatrician with patient
December 01, 2012
Healthier cafeteria choices, longer and more intense periods of physical activity and robust in-school education programs can lower rates of...