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UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

... COLUMBIA, S.C., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- uci Medical Affiliates, Inc. (Other OTC: UCIA) announc...Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary of uci Medical Affiliates, Inc. (the "Company"), pled gui...estigations of both the criminal and civil probes, uci cooperated extensively, and it voluntarily provide...

Drug rescues memory lost to Alzheimer's disease

...and neurobiology & behavior, as well as a member of UCI's Institute for Immunology and Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, or uci MIND. ...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to SEC Action and Criminal Charges Against Former Executive Officer

... COLUMBIA, S.C., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- uci Medical Affiliates, Inc. (UCIA.PK) announced that ...Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary of uci Medical Affiliates, Inc. (the "Company"), alleging...f Judgment and admitted that he owes $2,967,382 to uci Medical Affiliates of South Carolina, Inc., a whol...

Clinical Study Data Indicates that Celliant Reduces Pain

...nalysis from a clinical study conducted by Robyn MB York and Ian L. Gordon, research scientists affiliated with Long Beach VA Healthcare System and uci Medical Center , shows that the material also has potent pain relief capabilities. In a double blind study using measurement techniques successfully e...

Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S.: Seventh Annual Donate Life Run/Walk & Family Festival, Sat., April 25 at Cal State Fullerton

...dney transplant; -- Transplant surgeons and employees from event sponsors Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center, uci Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital Kidney Transplant Program walking with patients; -- Sixteen may...

UCI researchers find new way to fight cocaine addiction

...nucleus accumbens to increase the pleasure of eating. They found that dopamine signaling rose when MCH amounts increased in those brain cells. The uci researchers found that test mice conditioned to develop cocaine cravings had increased amounts of MCH and dopamine in their nucleus accumbens. When ex...

Study finds how brain remembers single events

...red. "Most experiences in life are encounters defined by places, people, things and times. They are specific, and they happen once," says Guzowski, uci neurobiology and behavior assistant professor. "This type of memory is what makes each person unique." It is well known that a brain structure call...

UCI scientists to study brain region linked to autism, schizophrenia

...of developmental and psychiatric disorders from schizophrenia to autism. uci scientists hope to gain a greater understanding of the overall function of ...mal asymmetry in both hemispheres has been found in people with autism. uci researchers plan to map the planum temporale's functional organization. Usi...

Astronauts on International Space Station lose alarming amounts of hipbone strength

...are not taken, some of our astronauts may be at increased risk for age-related fractures decades after their missions," said study leader Joyce Keyak, uci orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering professor. For as long as there have been astronauts, researchers have studied why the microgravitati...

UCI behind world's first embryonic stem cell study in humans

...rch team led by Hans Keirstead, co-director of the uci Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, for ...ical centers that may participate in the study. uci has a robust stem cell research program that has r...ity, and methods for treating damaged tissues. uci recently broke ground for a four-story building de...

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UCI in Biological News

UCI awarded $45 million for infectious disease research

...merging Infectious Diseases Research and its director, Dr. Alan Barbour, a uci infectious disease expert. Created in May 2005 with a four-year, $40 millio... and emerging infections. Pacific-Southwest researchers are located at uci and 19 other universities and institutes in California, Arizona, Nevada and...

Termite insecticide a potent greenhouse gas

...strong greenhouse gas that lives in the atmosphere nearly 10 times longer than previously thought, UC Irvine research has found. Sulfuryl fluoride, uci chemists discovered, stays in the atmosphere at least 30-40 years and perhaps as long as 100 years. Prior studies estimated its atmospheric lifetime a...

Adult stem cells activated in mammalian brain

...inson's disease. They chose this type of rat because in a previous study by uci collaborator James Fallon, a small protein given to the brain-damaged rats ...tion of new cells, and significantly improved motor behavior. First, the uci researchers sought to determine the true location of stem cells in the rats...

UCI awarded $27.2 million for new stem cell building

...-story, 61,600-square-foot building will house the uci Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, as m...statewide. This award brings total CIRM funding to uci to $46.8 million. Pending final University of C...ies, and the trial will be run by Geron Corp. uci plans to recruit six faculty members to expand its...

Nitrogen pollution boosts plant growth in tropics by 20 percent

... into the air. We hope our results will improve global change forecasts, said David LeBauer, graduate student researcher of Earth system science at uci and lead author of the study. The research results appear in the February issue of the journal Ecology. Using data from more than 100 previously...

UC Irvine scientists find new way to sort stem cells

...n. With the goal of identifying future neurons, uci engineers built a tiny device using a glass slide ...pennies to make, said Ed Monuki, senior author and uci developmental biologist. You could have many for e...ive. A strong collaborative partnership between uci biologists and engineers made this discovery possi...

UCI receives $5M from Edwards Lifesciences

...aining environment for hosting prominent experts in the field of cardiovascular technology. It will be located in Engineering 3, a new building on the uci campus scheduled for completion in August 2009. A national search is under way for a director, who will be charged with establishing a strategic pl...

UCI and CODA Genomics collaborate to re-engineer yeast for biofuel production

...y Hatfield, principal investigator on the grant, a uci professor emeritus and co-founder of CODA Genomics... The multidisciplinary research project involves uci researchers in the schools of information and comp...hers at CODA Genomics, which spun off in 2005 from uci research. CODAs patented technology uses compu...

Restoring sight, advances in fertility treatments and better visibility for pilots at FIO

...ng that only the fastest, strongest sperm are used. The technique could find wide application in animal husbandry and human fertility treatments. uci scientist Bing Shao and her colleagues at UCSD have developed a new laser-based technique that enables not only analysis of swimming speed, but on-the...

Dirty snow may warm Arctic as much as greenhouse gases

...tmosphere and they fall onto snow, the net effect is we warm the polar latitudes,” said Charlie Zender, associate professor of Earth system science at uci and co-author of the study. “Dark soot can heat up quickly. It’s like placing tiny toaster ovens into the snow pack.” The study appears this week...

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UCI in Biological Dictionary

Immunology

...From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection ... Osborne BA and Kuby J (2003) Immunology , 5th Edition, W.H. Freeman and Company, ... The uci Institute for Immunology currently comprises thirty-five faculty members ... The study of immunology has been both a source of important discoveri...
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