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...

From beach to backyard, caution can reduce fire pit burns

Tina Aldatz Norris, Patient
December 01, 2012
Backyard barbecues and beach bonfires are beloved summer activities across the country, but they also put people—especially children—at...

Saving your skin

Dr. Kenneth Linden
December 01, 2012
Each year, millions of Americans develop cancerous skin lesions. The vast majority of these are easily treated and highly survivable, but some...

Dr. Samuel Bederman brings new hope for patients with spinal deformities

Samuel Bederman, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
December 01, 2012
As the son of a plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel Bederman grew up surrounded by medicine. Now a surgeon himself, Bederman specializes in scoliosis and...

Leukemia patients feel her caring touch

UC Irvine nurse practitioner Karen Sommers has devoted her nearly 30-year career to caring for patients with leukemia.
December 01, 2012
When she was eight years old, Karen Sommers watched a movie about a young woman struggling with leukemia. It made her realized that she wanted to...