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Mobile clinics can help address health care needs of Latino farmworkers

A University of California, Riverside, study that sought to determine barriers to health care among Spanish-speaking Latino farmworkers in rural communities has devised an innovative health care service delivery model that addresses many challenges these communities face. The researchers, led by Ann Cheney, a medical anthropologist and assistant professor in...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

State OKs $25M to double UCR medical students

Budget allocates ongoing funding to the medical school

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Class of 2020: Remembered for ‘their flexibility and resilience’

UC Riverside’s 66th commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14. Meet some of the 2020 graduates.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Here are the many ways UCR is helping students right now

A list of available resources during this time of uncertainty.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside receives 15,000 surgical masks from Chinese-American philanthropist group

The Chinese Americans Donation Center also donated 1,000 face shields to the School of Medicine

By Holly Ober | | Health, Business

Understanding a gene’s role in inflammatory bowel disease

UC Riverside mouse study will identify mechanisms the gene PTPN2 uses to affect gut cells

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell

UC Riverside-led study shows inhibiting two host cell proteases can accomplish the task

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists to study how lungs respond to worm infections

Research supported by five-year NIH grant may have relevance for COVID-19 patients

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How does soap kill the coronavirus?

UC Riverside biomedical scientist Marcus Kaul explains

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

School of Medicine celebrates Match Day online

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New drug target found for COVID-19

Scientists discover critical protein complex that lets virus hide from immune system

By UCR News | | Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19

By UCR News | | Health

Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Doubling down on cancer-causing genes

NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Governor’s budget proposal allocates $25 million for UCR School of Medicine

Additional ongoing funding would help the medical school expand enrollment

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University