Dean Frank LaFerla is joined by Professor Joshua Grill, director of the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), who talks about the promising new Alzheimer’s disease drug, lecanemab, and what it…

The Web of Science Group recently announced their 2022 list of Highly Cited Researchers, which included Professors Kathleen Treseder and Steven Allison, both from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. 

To receive this accolade once…

Low-quality sleep is nothing new. However, the COVID-19 pandemic brought to the forefront the topic of stress and how it plays a role in negatively affecting sleep quality.

To understand the role stress plays in altering…

It is one thing to cherish the memories of loved ones. It is another thing to keep their spirit alive by sharing their character and values with others so they can continue to impact more…

The UCI School of Biological Sciences is home to talented faculty researchers and scientists who work to solve a whole host of problems facing society. Some of the solutions they’ve created are so groundbreaking that…

Three BioSci faculty have been selected as recipients of the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, which supports early career investigators and their innovative research.

Professor Xiaoyu Shi and Professor Evgeny Kvon from the…

Diabetes is worldwide health concern. It is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and some estimates put the global number of individuals with diabetes at over 400 million. Type 2…

Why do many treatments that work in animal models fail in people? In his new book, Neurobiology and Behavior professor Georg Striedter says researchers sometimes unwittingly set the stage for defeat by overlooking species differences…

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Carlene Chinn, a Fourth-year PhD candidate in UCI’s Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and adviser Dr. Marcelo Wood have been awarded the prestigious Gilliam Fellowship by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowships…

Dr. Michael Leon, professor of neurobiology and behavior, is featured on the Healthy Baby Show podcast and speaks about the latest research on neuroplasticity – the brain’s ability to change and adapt as a result…