UC Irvine cancer specialist Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, has received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes for Health to continue his research into understanding and exploiting a genetic mutation that may be a key to treating a common and aggressive form of leukemia called B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Renee Montague had all but given up hope for recovering her vision, after years enduring numerous invasive eye surgeries, a dozen sets of contact lenses, and consultations with many specialists in a fruitless search to regain her sight. Then she saw a UC Irvine Health ophthalmologist at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
The future of surgery is here. UC Irvine Health urologist Dr. Jaime Landman will discuss the latest advances in imaging procedures, ablative technologies, ultrasound-guided techniques, embolization and robot-assisted surgery at the Newport Beach Public Library on April 20.
UC Irvine Health has opened an office in Tustin that includes specialists in dermatology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and digestive disease care, neurology, podiatry, pain management, rheumatology and obstetrics and gynecology. The center plans to expand it services this summer with additional specialists.
A healthy voice is easy to take for granted, says UC Irvine Health voice, swallowing and breathing expert Dr. Sunil Verma. In honor of World Voice Day on April 16, he offers his top 10 voice care tips.
IN THE NEWS: Last summer, 48-year-old Marc Kaiser had descended into a persistent vegetative state. Despite a bleak prognosis at other hospitals and nursing facilities, the UC Irvine Health neurosciences team revived him. ABC7 covered the reunion of Marc, along with his wife and young triplet sons, and the team that helped him get his life back.
David Pearl was told that the growth in his kidney was cancerous and he would need surgery right away – a biopsy would be too complicated. That's when David and his wife sought a second opinion from Dr. Jaime Landman, a pioneer of a revolutionary minimally invasive ultrasound-guided technique that allows urologists to safely perform kidney biopsies with almost no risk of seeding.
Michael Moeller wasn’t sure he'd heard correctly when a UC Irvine Health doctor said the cure for his diarrhea was a fecal transplant. But after 10 months of suffering from a Clostridium difficile infection, he was ready to try anything.
Don’t be fooled by these medical myths, long since proved wrong by science. Does reading in dim light hurt your vision? UC Irvine Health ophthalmologist Dr. Wade Crow helps separate fact from fiction.
A newly developed website provides parents and children with individualized information and support — based on factors like coping style and levels of worry and fear — to help lower anxiety before outpatient surgery in children.
All runners and walkers, dialysis patients, transplant recipients, organ donors, donors' families, allied health professionals and students are invited to participate in the Donate Life Run/Walk and Family Festival.
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