UC scientists and engineers have used the lessons of the Loma Prieta earthquake 20 years ago to develop practical solutions to make California more quake resistant.
UC Irvine neuroscientist Leslie Thompson helped identify the gene that causes Huntington’s disease, a fatal brain disorder. Now she's using a powerful new tool to find a cure: stem cells.
Dr. Laura Esserman is spearheading The ATHENA Breast Health Network, a new initiative that harnesses UC's collective power to accelerate advancements in breast cancer prevention, screening and treatment.
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