School of Medicine News
Researchers seek input from Inland Empire parents, caregivers of school-age children
Study by UC Riverside researchers will examine impacts of remote learning on families with children in grades K-12
New method expands the world of small RNAs
PANDORA sequencing method developed by UC Riverside-led team can detect once-undetectable small RNAs
UCR’s School of Medicine ranked No. 6 for diversity
UC Riverside’s School of Medicine is ranked No. 6 for diversity in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Grad School rankings released Tuesday, March 30.
Clinical Faculty Profile - Javier Sanchez, M.D., Kaiser-Redlands
Dr. Javier Sanchez is a bilingual family medicine doctor at Kaiser Permanente in Redlands and an assistant clinical professor at the UCR School of Medicine since early 2015. Over that time he has mentored numerous clerkship and LACE students. Sanchez has been described by students as an empathetic physician who is committed to the health of every patient that he sees. Students are inspired by his ability to adapt to every case flawlessly, allocating the time needed for more complicated situations while always including an educational component to each visit and truly building a partnership
Review paper links air pollution to COVID-19 susceptibility
Coauthors include School of Medicine biomedical scientist Changcheng Zhou
New School of Medicine Education Building receives full approval from UC Regents
The Regents of the University of California have given final approval for the construction of the School of Medicine’s new Education Building II at UC Riverside. The vote, which approved the final design, the full budget, and the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, findings, took place during the Regents’ meeting on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
How the South African COVID-19 variant was found
UC Riverside biomedical scientists were part of an international team that identified the coronavirus strain
What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies
Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert
Research paper turns spotlight on special needs of stroke survivors
UC Riverside medical student Marilyn Corrales Arevalo is a coauthor
Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay
COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh in.
Study explores differences in payments between biomedical and sociobehavioral research
Compared to sociobehavioral studies, biomedical studies typically require more time and visits, tend to be more quantitative, more in-person, and of greater risk
Star-shaped brain cells may be linked to stuttering
UC Riverside-led study examined the effects of the medication risperidone on brain metabolism in stuttering
Remyelinating drug could improve vision in patients with multiple sclerosis
UC Riverside-led mouse study stresses MS treatment should be started early
Should we be double masking?
UC Riverside epidemiologist answers this and other questions in Q&A
Voices of the Vaccinated
We asked members of the UCR SOM community to share their thoughts, concerns, and experiences before and after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.