News in 2017

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UCI Health receives top grade in sixth consecutive hospital safety report

April 12, 2017
UCI Health has received a sixth consecutive “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade, which rates how well...

Key mutation in melanoma suppresses immune system

March 07, 2017
University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a specific mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to remain undetected by the...

UCI Health pain expert to test Botox as migraine treatment for children

March 06, 2017
UCI Health anesthesiologist Shalini Shah, MD, has received an American Society of Regional Anesthesia’s Chronic Pain Research Grant to study...

Mini Med School for You

March 06, 2017
Healthcare is changing rapidly, and UCI Health experts want to keep you informed of the latest developments and advances that could impact your...

UCI Health to hold public symposium about kidney health

March 01, 2017
Chronic kidney disease is fast becoming a public health crisis. UCI Health is observing World Kidney Day with a free public symposium about kidney...

Colon and rectal cancers rising in young people

February 28, 2017
IN THE NEWS: A New York Times report about the rising incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults featured UCI Health oncologist Dr. Jason Zell.

Surfer says so long to seizures

Corey Phillips is looking forward to surfing again after treatment to curb his epilepsy seizures.
February 23, 2017
From riding the waves to driving a car, UCI Health epilepsy patients are enjoying the benefits of new treatments to curb their seizures.

Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for research

February 22, 2017
The Anti-Cancer Challenge Cycle and Run for Cures will benefit lifesaving research at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The...

Scary movies help UC Irvine researchers identify key brain circuits for processing fear

February 08, 2017
Scenes from scary movies help UCI Health researchers identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear...

American Cancer Society renews UCI cancer research funding

February 06, 2017
The American Cancer Society has renewed its Institutional Research Grant award to the UCI Cancer Research Institute to fund cancer research and...