Partnership between UCR and City of Hope aims to increase diversity in cancer research
$13.7M grant from National Cancer Institute will support several projects on breast and pancreatic cancers
Communities of color experienced fear and mistrust of institutions during COVID-19 pandemic
UC Riverside-led study calls for culturally sensitive health interventions to address trauma
Grant supports research on extreme risk of alcohol abuse among Pacific Islander young adults
To address the crisis, UC Riverside-led team will design a culturally tailored group-based intervention
Updated COVID-19 vaccines explained
Vaccine expert David Lo at UC Riverside says there are no contraindications to taking the flu and COVID vaccines together
Study reports discovery of new cell type in thymus
UC Riverside biomedical scientists say the cells are like M cells in the gut and airways
Are we right to be frightened of brain worms?
Has the news about an Australian woman with a living, wriggling roundworm in her brain got you spooked? After experiencing abdominal pain and night sweats that developed into forgetfulness and depression, the 64-year-old woman was sent to a hospital. An MRI scan did reveal something unusual in her brain, but...
Could exposure to chemicals in plastics predispose you and your children to cardiovascular disease?
Exposure to environmental chemicals, including those in common plastic products, has been linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, or CVD, the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019. Changcheng Zhou, a professor of biomedical sciences in...
Study exposes plight of deported noncitizen veterans
UC Riverside-led research shows how deportation acts as a social determinant of health
Protein found to protect females against obesity
UC Riverside mouse study describes mechanisms underlying sex differences for obesity
Q&A: What does the end of affirmative action mean for UCR?
Emily D. Engelschall, associate vice chancellor of enrollment services, offers insight.
Using emoji to measure health
Emoji can replace many traditional quantitative measures, UC Riverside researcher argues
Salton Sea environment detrimental to respiratory health of local children
UC Riverside-led study focuses on caregivers’ take on how the sea affects their children’s health
Virtual village can empower vulnerable groups of people
UC Riverside-led study focused on older people living with HIV during the pandemic
School of Medicine ranked No. 5 for diversity
Recognition validates many signature diversity efforts of the medical school
UC Riverside-led study sheds light on how IBD can develop
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, describes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines. IBD, which affects about 3 million adults in the United States, is an autoimmune disorder — a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissues. Its symptoms include...
How an autism gene contributes to infertility
UC Riverside mouse study shows how gene mutation leads to ovaries failing prematurely
Inland Empire stem-cell therapy gets $2.9 million booster
A new UC Riverside training program will help undergraduates transition into regenerative medicine careers, infusing the Inland Empire with expertise in cutting-edge trauma and disease treatments.
Is that a persistent cold, bad allergies, … or long COVID?
Dr. Martin Schlusselberg of the UCR School of Medicine explains
Health impact of chemicals in plastics is handed down two generations
UC Riverside mouse study finds paternal exposure to phthalates increases risk of metabolic diseases in progeny