Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness and paralysis. While treatments are available to...
Scientists unlock new molecular secrets to unravel the mystery
The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug
Novel agents 135H11 and 135H12 move research closer to drug development
Whether we like it or not, everyone accumulates fat. For women, it usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. In men, fat tends to build up around the abdomen, creating an apple shape. As it turns out, it’s healthier to be a pear than an apple. A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that...
UC Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program receives 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine
UC Riverside’s Maurizio Pellecchia receives grants totaling nearly $2.5 million from National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
UC Riverside biomedical scientists offer simple advice: keep the brain active
Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation and remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis
UC Riverside-led study shows that ‘good inflammation’ promotes axon myelination