Content Authored by: Iqbal Pittalwala

Observation of intervalley transitions can boost valleytronic science and technology

An international research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has observed light emission from a new type of transition between electronic valleys, known as intervalley transmissions. The research provides a new way to read out valley information, potentially leading to new types of devices. Current semiconductor...

Study shows how memory function could be preserved after brain injury

UC Riverside-led study identifies role played by an immune signaling molecule in regulating memory function in the normal and injured brain

Addiction Medicine Fellowship program receives initial accreditation

The first class of fellows begins training in the Coachella Valley’s Betty Ford Center and Eisenhower Medical Center on July 1

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Study reports high level of hazardous drinking among Pacific Islander young adults in US

UC Riverside-led study calls for culturally tailored approaches to encourage this neglected population to seek behavioral health treatment

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How does soap kill the coronavirus?

UC Riverside biomedical scientist Marcus Kaul explains

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UCR Health moves to telehealth in COVID-19 crisis

Telehealth visits can be conducted on a cell phone, tablet, or pad device, allowing even individuals without a computer or internet to be seen by a UCR Health physician

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Satellite galaxies of the Milky Way help test dark matter theory

UC Riverside physicists demonstrate “self-interacting dark matter” model can be tested using astronomical observations of Draco and Fornax

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Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

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Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development

UC Riverside researchers’ mouse studies also show how a common nutrient can help babies of alcoholic moms

School of Medicine celebrates Match Day online

Nearly 70 graduates were accepted into residency programs of their choice in 2020

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How associative fear memory is formed in the brain

UC Riverside mouse study provides insights into how pathological fear memory in PTSD could be suppressed

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Biochemist spins out joint venture company with Atomwise

Over the past few years, biochemist John Jefferson Perry at the University of California, Riverside, has collaborated on a number of projects with Atomwise Inc., a company that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, for drug discovery. Now Perry and the company have formed a joint venture called Theia Biosciences. Perry’s...

Project aimed at improving Latino population’s access to healthy local foods receives new funding

UC Riverside School of Medicine to lead engagement project in eastern Coachella Valley

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How a virus forms its symmetric shells

UC Riverside-led study could inform the design of engineered nano-shells used in drug delivery

Quantum leap for quantum computing

UC Riverside will lead collaborative effort at developing scalable quantum computers

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Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk

UC Riverside-led rat study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries

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Astronomers discover unusual monster galaxy in the very early universe

XMM-2599 lived fast and died young, says UC Riverside-led international team

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Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside

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Detection of very high frequency magnetic resonance could revolutionize electronics

UC Riverside-led research has applications in ultrafast and spin-based nanoscale devices

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