News in 2017

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Maternal-fetal experts smooth the way for the most challenging pregnancies

high risk pregnancy 350
October 04, 2017
Jamila Jackson thought she would never have children. Because of her medical history, Jackson’s obstetrician-gynecologist realized she would...

Sheryl Crow to headline UC Irvine Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration Concert

August 21, 2017
Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow will headline the “Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration Concert” at UCI on Oct. 21 to benefit the UC...

UC Irvine Medical Center among America's Best Hospitals for 17th consecutive year

August 08, 2017
For the 17th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UC Irvine Medical Center as one of “America’s Best...

Retina specialist Baruch Kuppermann named chair of UC Irvine's Department of Ophthalmology

UC Irvine Health retina specialist Dr. Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD, is named chair of the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology and director of the UC Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
July 26, 2017
Retina specialist Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, is named chair of the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology and director of...

Brain tumor expert Dr. Daniela Bota battles the recurrence of glioblastomas

UC Irvine Health brain tumor expert Daniela Bota, picutred in her lab, has extensive research underway to develop better treatments for brain cancer.
July 20, 2017
UC Irvine Health brain tumor expert Dr. Daniela Bota tells CBS Los Angeles about research underway that raise hope for treatments to combat...

Chao family fights cancer with $5 million gift to UC Irvine Health

Richard Van Etten, MD, PHD, director of the UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
June 26, 2017
Renowned UC Irvine Health leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, and Susan O’Brien, MD, receive endowed chairs, made possible by a...

Chao family: silent partners in Orange County healthcare

UC Irvine donors Allen Chao and siblings
June 26, 2017
Their name may be on UC Irvine buildings, but members of the Chao family prefer working behind the scenes to improve the health of the community....

UC Irvine Health recognizes National Vitiligo Day to raise awareness, offers support group

June 20, 2017
UC Irvine Health recognizes June 25 as National Vitiligo Day to help raise awareness of a condition that causes the skin to lose its normal...

Lymphoma expert to speak at cutaneous lymphoma conference in Manhattan Beach

Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown is a UC Irvine Health hematologist-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of lymphoma.
June 15, 2017
UC Irvine Health blood cancer specialist Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown will be a key speaker at the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation’s annual patient...

Thousands participate in inaugural Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for cancer research

Cyclists cross the finish line at Angels Stadium of Anaheim at the June 11, 2017 UC Irvine Anti-Cancer Challenge.
June 14, 2017
More than 2,000 riders, walkers and runners participated in the inaugural UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Anti-Cancer...