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Rebekah Charney
School of Medicine postdoc receives NIH Pathway to Independence grant
Rebekah Charney, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Medicine, has received a five-year “Pathway to Independence” grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health, or NIH.
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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.
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UC Riverside medical students treat a patient
State OKs $25M to double UCR medical students
Budget allocates ongoing funding to the medical school
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Brandon Brown
Study describes experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming patients in the Inland Empire
Research underscores need for more health professional training to assist this community
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Virtual commencement 2020
Class of 2020: Remembered for ‘their flexibility and resilience’
UC Riverside’s 66th commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14. Meet some of the 2020 graduates. 
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List of student resources (UCR/Stan Lim)
Here are the many ways UCR is helping students right now
A list of available resources during this time of uncertainty.
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Boxes of surgical masks donated to UC Riverside by the Chinese Americans Donation Center
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
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Understanding a gene’s role in inflammatory bowel disease
UC Riverside mouse study will identify mechanisms the gene PTPN2 uses to affect gut cells
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Maurizio Pellecchia and Carlo Baggio
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
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Changcheng Zhou
Biomedical scientist to explore how COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease are linked
Changcheng Zhou is an expert on atherosclerosis, obesity, and metabolic disorders
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cerebral atherosclerosis
Study shows receptor regulates atherosclerosis
PXR may be a potential therapeutic target to combat cardiovascular disease
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Scientists to study how lungs respond to worm infections
Research supported by five-year NIH grant may have relevance for COVID-19 patients
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Brandon Brown
Study directly addresses impact of COVID-19 on older men living with HIV
Survey suggests the coronavirus is causing disruption to HIV medication
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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
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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
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