Irvine, Calif., May 11, 2020 — A $2.5 million gift from the John and Mary Tu Foundation to the University of California, Irvine is supporting COVID-19-associated patient care at UCI Health and advance clinical and translational research across campus focused on new ways to test for and treat the viral infection. As the region’s only combined academic health system and public research university, UCI is at the forefront in galvanizing an active response to the pandemic.Read more
The Food and Drug Administration has approved solutions created by scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center that both expand and accelerate COVID-19 testing across Ohio.
A new $45 million Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund will accelerate the development and commercialization of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.Read more
A University of California, Irvine public health professor hailed for his international research achievements is part of an $85 million effort to detect and respond to the threat of infectious diseases on a global scale. UC Presidential Chair Oladele “Dele” Ogunseitan has joined the executive team of the One Health Workforce – Next Generation project, which is based at UC Davis’ One Health Institute and supported by the U.Read more
The terms and conditions of your employment — including your pay, hours, schedule flexibility and job security — influence your overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job, according to new research from the University of Washington.Read more
Though typically harmless, Legionella bacteria can be deadly when it causes Legionnaires’ disease, a pneumonia-like lung infection. The elderly and people with weakened immune systems are the most susceptible to the disease, yet there isn’t much research to show whether Legionella bacteria may be found in respiratory care devices.Read more