Content Authored by: Iqbal Pittalwala

UCR experts discuss the J&J vaccine 'pause'

Even as vaccinations across the U.S. were ramping up due to the popularity and availability of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the CDC called a timeout due to reports of serious blood clots

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Thirdhand smoke exposure linked to fabric type, heat, and humidity

UC Riverside-led team developed simple, rapid method to assess contaminants in household fabrics

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

New method expands the world of small RNAs

PANDORA sequencing method developed by UC Riverside-led team can detect once-undetectable small RNAs

Fourth generation of e-cigarettes is not harmless

UC Riverside study identified toxic elements in pod atomizers

Searching for elusive supersymmetric particles

UC Riverside physicist on a team that conducted experiments at the Large Hadron Collider

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

How the South African COVID-19 variant was found

UC Riverside biomedical scientists were part of an international team that identified the coronavirus strain

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies

Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay

COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Moiré patterns facilitate discovery of novel insulating phases

UC Riverside-led study observed unexpected insulating phases by placing electrons on stacked monolayers of 2D semiconductors

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Star-shaped brain cells may be linked to stuttering

UC Riverside-led study examined the effects of the medication risperidone on brain metabolism in stuttering

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology

Astronomers offer possible explanation for elusive dark-matter-free galaxies

UC Riverside-led study finds extreme tidal mass loss in dwarf galaxies formed in a simulation

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Remyelinating drug could improve vision in patients with multiple sclerosis

UC Riverside-led mouse study stresses MS treatment should be started early

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists solve long-standing mystery by a whisker

UC Riverside mouse study shows where in the brain sensory input is transformed to movement

Should we be double masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist answers this and other questions in Q&A

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Biomedical scientist explains how Covid-19 vaccines work

Dr. David Lo at the UC Riverside School of Medicine is an expert on vaccines

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Are people living with HIV more isolated during the pandemic?

A UC Riverside-led study, funded by Merck, is set to find out

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Graduate student’s BADASS code has astronomical benefits

Open-source code developed at UC Riverside is free, versatile, and easy to use

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

School of Medicine to serve as lead site for clinical trial on stuttering

Phase 2 study investigates efficacy of the drug ecopipam developed by Emalex Biosciences Inc.

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Tips for celebrating the holiday season during a pandemic

Meeting virtually with people outside your household is safest, says UC Riverside epidemiologist

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

New multicampus consortium to study assembly of coronaviruses

Host campus UC Riverside will be joined by UC Davis and UC Merced

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health