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...

Do I need a genetic counselor?

December 01, 2012

Meeting with a genetic counselor can be very helpful for pregnant patients with a family history of inherited disorders. But the best time to seek...

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...

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...

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...

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