News in 2012

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Setting his sights on a cure

Dr. Henry Klassen and others
December 31, 2012
For poets and lovers, the eyes are windows to the soul. But for researchers like Dr. Henry Klassen, they provide unparalleled access to the central...

Baby recovers from huge tumor thanks to UC Irvine doctors

Wyatt Dunbar
December 27, 2012
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Manuel Porto described the complex delivery and treatment of a newborn with an life-threatening tumor in his...

Christmas workers make merry best of it

Carmen Morales, center, and Barbara Kaess, right, share a laugh with trauma tech Boris Chung, on left
December 26, 2012
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register visited the emergency department at UC Irvine Medical Center on Christmas day for an article about people...

UC Irvine’s Verma talks aging and your voice on "The Doctors"

Dr. Sunil Verma
December 18, 2012
UC Irvine’s Dr. Sunil Verma will appear on the syndicated medical program “The Doctors” on Dec. 21 on KCBS to discuss why your...

‘Fill the Boot’ to support burn survivor programs

December 16, 2012
Firefighters from the Costa Mesa Fire Department will again hold their annual “Fill the Boot” drive to raise money for UC Irvine...

UC Irvine radiology researcher to aid NASA bone density study

Joyce Keyak
December 10, 2012
A UC Irvine researcher is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts’ lengthy stays aboard the...

Moving fast on strokes

December 01, 2012
All too often, many of the nearly 8,000 Orange County residents who have a stroke each year experience warning signs that go unrecognized. This...

Treating fibroids without surgery

Dr. Scott Goodwin treats uterine fibroids without surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center
December 01, 2012
Nearly 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year in the United States—a rate unchanged since World War II. Uterine fibroids, benign...

Lifeline for stroke patients

Dr. Shuichi Suzuki
December 01, 2012
Growing up in Tokyo, Dr. Shuichi Suzuki was well aware of the destruction that stroke can cause. Stroke was Japan’s No. 1 cause of death at...

Stroke center delivers lifesaving care

December 01, 2012
Timing. It often determines whether a stroke victim will resume a normal life, suffer disabilities – or even survive. “From the onset...