News in 2017

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UC Irvine Health receives top grade in sixth consecutive hospital safety report

April 12, 2017
UC Irvine Health has received a sixth consecutive “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade, which rates how well...

Key mutation in melanoma suppresses immune system

March 07, 2017
University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a specific mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to remain undetected by the...

UC Irvine Health pain expert to test Botox as migraine treatment for children

March 06, 2017
UC Irvine Health anesthesiologist Shalini Shah, MD, has received an American Society of Regional Anesthesia’s Chronic Pain Research Grant to...

Mini Med School for You

March 06, 2017
Healthcare is changing rapidly, and UC Irvine Health experts want to keep you informed of the latest developments and advances that could impact...

Colon and rectal cancers rising in young people

February 28, 2017
IN THE NEWS: A New York Times report about the rising incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults featured UC Irvine Health oncologist Dr....

Surfer says so long to seizures

Corey Phillips is looking forward to surfing again after treatment to curb his epilepsy seizures.
February 23, 2017
From riding the waves to driving a car, UC Irvine Health epilepsy patients are enjoying the benefits of new treatments to curb their seizures.

Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for research

February 22, 2017
The Anti-Cancer Challenge Cycle and Run for Cures will benefit lifesaving research at the UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center....

Scary movies help UC Irvine researchers identify key brain circuits for processing fear

February 08, 2017
Scenes from scary movies help UC Irvine Health researchers identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings...

Surgeon donates kidney to colleague

February 03, 2017
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...

First pediatric gender diversity program opens

January 31, 2017
UC Irvine Health has established the first program in Orange County dedicated to coordinating care for gender-expansive children and transgender...