University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a specific mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to remain undetected by the immune system. The finding may lead to the development of better immunotherapies and more effective methods to identify patients that would respond to these new therapies.
UC Irvine Health anesthesiologist Shalini Shah, MD, has received an American Society of Regional Anesthesia’s Chronic Pain Research Grant to study the safety and use of Botox in treating chronic migraines in children ages eight to 17.
Healthcare is changing rapidly, and UC Irvine Health experts want to keep you informed of the latest developments and advances that could impact your well-being. A lecture and discussion series entitled Mini Med School 101 will kick off in March to present Orange County residents with the latest news in medical science.
Chronic kidney disease is fast becoming a public health crisis. UC Irvine Health is observing World Kidney Day with a free public symposium about kidney health, featuring health screenings and leading experts in nephrology, urology, transplant and nutrition.
IN THE NEWS: A New York Times report about the rising incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults featured UC Irvine Health oncologist Dr. Jason Zell.
The Anti-Cancer Challenge Cycle and Run for Cures will benefit lifesaving research at the UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The inaugural event weekend will take place June 10 and 11, 2017 at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.
Scenes from scary movies help UC Irvine Health researchers identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety. Neurologist Jack Lin says the finding could help scientists unlock new ways to treat mental health disorders.
IN THE NEWS: When Dr. Colleen Dunn, a surgeon at a nearby hospital, found out that a colleague's kidney had failed, she knew living donation was the answer.
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This class introduces the art of meditation to you while discussing the various types and styles...
UC Irvine Health gastroenterologists Dr. William Karnes and Dr. Jason Samarasena will go live on Facebook on Wednesday, March 29 at noon to address misconceptions, debunk myths and answer questions about colonoscopy and colorectal cancer prevention.