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COVID-19
New drug target found for COVID-19
Scientists discover critical protein complex that lets virus hide from immune system
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School of Medicine celebrates Match Day online
Nearly 70 graduates were accepted into residency programs of their choice in 2020
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Project aimed at improving Latino population’s access to healthy local foods receives new funding
UC Riverside School of Medicine to lead engagement project in eastern Coachella Valley
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COVID-19
New coronavirus protein reveals drug target
Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19
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Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus
Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside
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Doubling down on cancer-causing genes
NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors
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Governor’s budget proposal allocates $25 million for UCR School of Medicine
Additional ongoing funding would help the medical school expand enrollment
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Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research
UC Riverside research is supported by a four-year grant worth more than $1.2 million
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UCR has become a healthier place
UC Riverside became a healthier place in 2019, here’s why
The Healthy Campus group grew its reach and provided more options for improving school and work-life balance.
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Drug decreases gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis
UC Riverside-led study is the first to show how tofacitinib affects epithelial cells lining the gut
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Space travel can make the gut leaky
UC Riverside-led study tested the effects of microgravity on intestinal epithelial cells
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Not so quiet, please
UC Riverside mouse study finds early exposure to sounds can address hypersensitivity to noise associated with Fragile X Syndrome
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Students in Mona Eskandari's lab experimenting on pig lungs
Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity
The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping
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Research identifies earlier origin of neural crest cells
UC Riverside-led research could aid regenerative stem cell therapies
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  Brandon Brown
Depression and social isolation threaten successful aging of people living with HIV
UC Riverside-led study calls for giving more patient-centered care to this population
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