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Medical Research

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  • Lobdell: A thousand little miracles

    Lobdell: A thousand little miracles
    Miracle stories told during the Christmas season usually come packaged neatly with tidy endings that produce tears of happiness and smiles all around. This one is different. Though it's being told on Christmas Eve, this story set in Newport Beach is...
  • Upgrade your grandmother's ear trumpet

    Upgrade your grandmother's ear trumpet
    While most people put on headphones to tune out, UC Irvine has found a way to help people tune in with the help of an app called the EarTrumpet. The EarTrumpet assists hearing and tests hearing, determines the problem and adjusts the settings for the...
  • 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...
  • Driving for zero

    Driving for zero
    Each September she's a familiar sight at the Orange County Fairgrounds, whizzing by in a golf cart saturated in patriotic bling, while inspecting men's arms for a telltale bandage or cotton ball. For Orange County resident and Cruisin' for a Cure...
  • Briefs: Shimko begins quest

    Jack Shimko, a Newport Beach native, begins his 10-day, 150-mile open ocean paddle-board journey to raise money for cancer research today in Santa Barbara. The water marathon is called, "PADDLE2LIVE," which will raise $500,000 for UCLA Jonsson Cancer...
  • Promises for women

    Promises for women
    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Marica Pendjer's name. More than a decade ago, while at a Susan G. Komen for the Cure race in Newport Beach, Marica Pendjer saw something that had a profound effect on her life. She saw a little girl with...
  • Financial help for patients fighting cancer

    Financial help for patients fighting cancer
    After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer. The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
  • Sharing the path to recovery

     Sharing the path to recovery
    For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through. Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Fellow survivor offers his support to others

    Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
  • Dr. Jerome Tobis dies at 96; UCI professor, physician and researcher

    Dr. Jerome Tobis dies at 96; UCI professor, physician and researcher
    Dr. Jerome S. Tobis, a former professor and founding chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Irvine whose long career included a number of precedent-setting studies on physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and other...
  • Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer

    Roy Britten dies at 92; Caltech biologist was DNA, gene pioneer
    Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92. Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...