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Medical Research

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  • UCI study homes in on autism treatment

    A UC Irvine professor, along with a team of researchers, discovered that a marijuana-like substance naturally released in the brain can treat symptoms of one type of autism, the university recently announced. Cannabinoids released in the brains of mice...
  • Three reasons to ride

    Three reasons to ride
    For Bob Lee, things comes in threes: three bike rides around the country, three reasons, three generations. Lee, 70, of Barrington, Ill., stopped in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach last week on his way from Vancouver, Canada, to the U.S.-Mexico...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Get informed on menopausal hormone therapy

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series on menopausal hormone care. * The following is a hypothetical but typical scenario. Leann is a 50-year-old woman whose menstrual periods have stopped. She is gaining weight, flashing all night...
  • Longtime UCI faculty member named interim provost

    Longtime UCI faculty member named interim provost
    Administrator Susan V. Bryant has been named the interim executive vice chancellor and provost at UC Irvine. Bryant, a biologist, will replace Michael R. Gottfredson, who is leaving to assume the position of president of the University of Oregon on Aug....
  • PIMCO founder among those to receive UCI Medal

    PIMCO founder among those to receive UCI Medal
    UC Irvine will honor the co-founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) and his wife with the UCI Medal, the university announced Tuesday. Bill Gross and his wife, Sue, donated $10 million to the university to create a stem...
  • Former professor claims retaliation in suit against UCI

    A former assistant professor at UC Irvine is suing the university, saying she faced retaliation when she flagged data that she claims was falsified by researchers trying to prove a faulty hypothesis, according to her Orange County Superior Court lawsuit....
  • Time to support cause

    On Tuesday, Corona del Mar High will play Edison at Orange Coast College in a nonleague boys' volleyball match that starts at 6 p.m. The event is far more important than a simple high school volleyball match. Coaches Steve Conti (CdM) and Brian Boone...
  • UCI study finds genetic link to longevity

    A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...
  • Commentary: Coming together to fight diabetes*

    This story has been corrected. Please see below. Can an intense, five-day scientific conference, the American Diabetes Assn. conference in Chicago, bring hope to a worried mom of a Type 1 diabetic? Thanks to those who have committed their lives to...
  • The tub with crystal-clear qualities

    The tub with crystal-clear qualities
    Editor's note: This corrects the location of Fleur de Lys in the photo captions. COSTA MESA — What's the next best thing to bathing in treasure? Try bathing in a tub adorned with 46,000 glittering Swarovski crystals. Newport Beach resident...
  • The Crowd: Trojans come together for Kure It!

    The Crowd: Trojans come together for Kure It!
    Editor's note: Paul McDonald does not have cancer. For USC Trojans there is one campus institution arguably more recognizable than the Doheny Library. It is the 901 Club just off campus on Figueroa Street. Not exactly an avenue to higher learning, but...
  • Federal funding cuts have unclear effects

    While a federal judge's ruling that recently halted federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research carries implications nationwide, on the local level the effects are less clear. At UC Irvine's Stem Cell Research Center, only a fraction of the...