News Articles with Topic: Health

Drug found to correct gene defect that causes immune-driven gut leakiness

UC Riverside-led study is the first to show how tofacitinib rescues gut barrier function from overactive immune cells

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Developing a COVID-19 vaccine at warp speed

Dr. Paul Offit, an international expert on vaccines, will give the 2020 Thomas and Salma Haider Biomedical Breakthrough Lecture at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Grant facilitates research on behavioral development and cognitive aging over lifespan

UC Riverside psychologist Chandra Reynolds will lead the five-year research project

Brain protein linked to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

UC Riverside mouse study focused on neurons in the hippocampus

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Study provides insights into how Zika virus suppresses the host immune system

A research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has outlined how the Zika virus, which constituted an epidemic threat in 2016, suppresses the immune system of its host. The Zika virus, or ZIKV, spreads through mosquito bites and sexual intercourse. Currently, no approved vaccine or antivirals...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Scientists identify hundreds of drug candidates to treat COVID-19

UC Riverside researchers used a powerful machine-learning approach to screen millions of chemicals to find suitable candidates

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Gift to School of Medicine aims to alleviate inland Southern California’s physician shortage

Inland Empire Health Plan’s gift of $2.6M will create up to 23 awards designed to encourage students to practice in the region

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UC Riverside and Neuroscience Education Institute partner to deliver continuing medical education nationwide

Content developed by School of Medicine for physicians and other health care professionals includes grand rounds and a journal club delivered virtually

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Cancer researcher named UCR medical school’s newest endowed chair

Adam Godzik has been named the Bruce D. and Nancy B. Varner Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

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

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