Is there still a benefit to masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist weighs in on how protective your mask is when nobody around you is masked

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

To mask, or not to mask?

To gauge whether scientists agree with popular sentiment around mask wearing, we check in here with three UC Riverside virologists and epidemiologists.

By Jules Bernstein | | Health

UCR biomedical scientist joins international SARS-CoV-2 group assembled by NIAID

SAVE focuses on mutations in SARS-CoV-2 and emerging virus variants

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Experts urge reconsideration of 'standard' for time-keeping

To gauge the impacts of dark mornings in some parts of the country, we spoke with two UC Riverside experts

Should you get a second booster shot for COVID-19?

UC Riverside’s Dr. David Lo, a vaccine expert, shares his thoughts

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UC Riverside program for high school students aims to diversify STEM workforce

Underrepresented students will participate in carefully designed summer research and educational activities at UC Riverside

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

A potential antiviral for SARS and SARS-like coronaviruses

UC Riverside-led study shows how an effective therapy against SARS-CoV-2 could be developed

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists profile FDA-approved drugs to potentially treat hundreds of genetic disorders

New method developed by UC Riverside researchers quickly assesses drug potential for rare disorders

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Researchers develop molecular traps to target SARS-CoV-2

Joint effort by UC Riverside and UCLA scientists aims to stop the COVID-19-spreading virus from attacking immune cells

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists discover new avian immunological pathway

UC Riverside-led team identifies a new host protein interaction that produces a robust immune response to viral infection in birds and may lead to better poultry vaccines

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Building robust collaborations to ‘ATTACK’ future pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the development of antiviral drug treatments has become a critical weapon in our arsenal against the virus. Harnessing the research and scientific brainpower needed to treat and prevent the next pandemic is the University of California - National Labs Antiviral Treatments Targeting All Coronaviruses and...

By UCR News | | Health

Is it time to wear a highly efficient medical grade facemask?

UC Riverside experts weigh in

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

A more targeted therapy to treat inflammatory bowel disease

UC Riverside mouse study focuses on the receptor TNFR1

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New hope for people living with a genetic cause of autism

UC Riverside research shows gene reactivation can be used to treat Fragile X syndrome

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

O my, here’s Omicron

UC Riverside experts share their thoughts on the new COVID-19 variant

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Deafness trumps HIV for deaf people living with HIV

UC Riverside-led study participants advocate for collection of more data on deaf individuals

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New model links cultural trauma with health inequalities

UC Riverside researchers offer new interpretation of cultural trauma

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How sepsis need not be fatal

UC Riverside-led team identifies molecular driver and protector of this life-threatening medical emergency

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Public lecture to focus on synthetic genome engineering

Lei Stanley Qi of Stanford University will give the 2021 Thomas and Salma Haider Biomedical Breakthrough Lecture at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Why is it taking so long to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for kids?

UC Riverside vaccine expert David Lo explains

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health