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
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
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
UCR remains staunchly committed to educating a diverse student body
University of California, Riverside, leaders and scholars have made the following statements in response to the 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down the use of race, or affirmative action, in college and university admissions: Kim A. Wilcox, UCR chancellor: “We can be certain that diversity is and will...
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
Celebrating UCR’s Class of 2023
Most of the students from the Class of 2023 started this journey in fall 2019 — the last quarter of pandemic-free existence. Just months after they stepped onto UC Riverside’s campus, they exchanged classroom numbers for Zoom links and ventured through their first year of higher education without traditional support...
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
Researcher-community partnership uses collaborative process to yield novel insights
Until recently, psychologist Kalina Michalska had never used community-based participatory research, or CBPR, in her work, but now she can’t imagine not using it. CBPR, which dates to the early 1930s, is an intensive research approach that involves partnerships between researchers and community members throughout the research process, giving communities...
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
Is ChatGPT a threat to education?
UC Riverside experts share thoughts on the AI-powered language model that understands and responds to natural language
Mired in silence
Health of Southern California’s farmworkers needs to be a priority, says UC Riverside study
Salton Sea dust triggers lung inflammation
UC Riverside study has health implications for people living around California’s largest lake