The early bird (or scientist) gets the worm
UC Riverside research on nematodes secures $1.3M NSF funding
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...
UC Riverside gets $3.8 million grant to support student-parents
UC Riverside’s Early Childhood Services , or ECS, and Women’s Resource Center , or WRC, have received a $3.8 million grant through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program, or CCAMPIS. The grant is offered by the U.S. Department of Education to support the participation of low-income student-parents...
Creating a diverse educational pipeline in microelectronics
Scientists at UC Riverside and UC Irvine have received funding of $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to team up with Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in building a diverse educational pipeline in the field of microelectronics — a priority for industry and government...
UCR, Inland Empire receive $18 million grant
UC Riverside and the Inland Empire have received $18 million from a statewide investment of $250 million that will establish K-16 Education Collaboratives to address equity gaps and improve education-to-career pipelines in each region of the state. The Inland Empire award was announced Aug. 25 by California Gov. Gavin Newsom...
New pathway facilitates community college students joining UC Riverside medical school
The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of $1.87 million to establish the Inland Empire Regional Hub for Healthcare Opportunity, or IE RHHO, which will create a pre-med pathway for local community college students. The four-year grant funding is provided by the California...
UC Riverside receives $5M CIRM grant to train scientists in stem cell research
Training program spans broad range of research areas from basic stem cell biology to translational medicine
Psychologist to lead research on Alzheimer’s in Riverside
UC Riverside study is part of a larger landmark study tracking older adults
Brain injury research to focus on moderate concussion
V iji Santhakumar , an associate professor of molecular, cell and systems biology at the University of California, Riverside, has received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health to further pursue research on moderate concussive brain injury, which results from car...
Grant facilitates research on behavioral development and cognitive aging over lifespan
UC Riverside psychologist Chandra Reynolds will lead the five-year research project
Diversifying the sciences
UC Riverside’s Khaleel Razak and Frances Sladek receive grants from the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative
NIH grant to physicist focuses on how pathogens evolve
Research could lead to the design of new and better treatments to fight disease
School of Medicine faculty receive grants to study opioid use and COVID-19 testing
Andrew Subica and Ann Cheney will focus their research on marginalized U.S. populations
School of Medicine faculty receive grants to increase diversity in biomedical sciences, study incentives in research, boost mental health treatment
Total funding of three grants exceeds $1.2 million
Understanding a gene’s role in inflammatory bowel disease
UC Riverside mouse study will identify mechanisms the gene PTPN2 uses to affect gut cells
Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research
UC Riverside research is supported by a four-year grant worth more than $1.2 million
Research to focus on small molecule that can help fight breast cancer
UC Riverside and City of Hope awarded Department of Defense grants for the collaborative project
Grant addresses needs of students struggling in mathematics
Project led by UCR’s Asha Jitendra is supported by nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences
Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities
Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions
Grant to physicist gives study of strongly interacting systems a boost
A physicist at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of about $523,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the possible emergent behavior of “strongly interacting systems,” an important area of focus in solid-state physics. Specifically, when the repulsive Coulomb force between electrons in a solid...