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UCI Health named a top hospital by Newsweek

February 28, 2024
The health system is also recognized as a global leader in infection prevention.

UC Irvine advances stem cell research with $4 million CIRM grant for shared resources lab

February 27, 2024
The funding will enable upgraded equipment, new services and user training in four critical areas.

Sharp rise in use of weight-loss drugs among youth

uci health pediatrician dan cooper in an office wearing a blue shirt and dark tie, smiling
February 26, 2024
IN THE NEWS: As impact on growth remains unknown, pediatrician Dr. Dan Cooper is cautious.

Surgeon leads overseas medical missions to impoverished villages

An older adult woman who had never seen a physician in her life hugs Dr. Cristobal Barrios Jr. of UCI Health during his humanitarian visit to Ecuador last year. Angelo Di Fusco
February 21, 2024
A team of volunteers led by Dr. Cristobal Barrios treated 3,750 patients as part of a humanitarian mission in Quito, Ecuador.

Study: Cancer in the movies is far different than reality

February 20, 2024
Film depictions are frequently inaccurate, but they leave a lasting impression for many.

Brain health depends on exercise, social engagement

February 20, 2024
IN THE NEWS: Worried about Alzheimer’s? A UCI Health neuropsychologist shares some tips for reducing risk.

UCI Health agrees to purchase Tenet Healthcare’s Pacific Coast Network

February 16, 2024
IN THE NEWS: Four hospitals, three in OC, will be acquired pending regulatory approval.

Increasing popularity of cannabis complicates patient care

February 16, 2024
IN THE NEWS: Using cannabis before surgery has some risks, says UCI Health expert.

UCI Health and Lifepoint Rehabilitation break ground on new inpatient rehabilitation hospital

uci health executive leadership at the uci health rehabilitation hospital groundbreaking wearing white hard hats and shoveling dirt behind a blue sign reading uci health in white letters
February 16, 2024
The 68,000-square-foot, two-story facility will function as a stand-alone hospital with 52 beds.

UCI Health and Lundquist investigators receive 2023 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum

February 14, 2024
A strategy to reduce hospitalizations in nursing homes was called a groundbreaking achievement in U.S. clinical research.