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Salton Sea aerosol exposure triggers unique and mysterious pulmonary response
UC Riverside mouse study suggests inflammation could play key role in progression to asthma
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Poor air quality and warehouses linked to Inland Empire Covid-19 inequities
UC Riverside professors call for intersectional approach to Covid-19 exposure interventions
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2021 voices: Grads share pivotal moments of their educational journeys
More than 7,100 students are eligible to graduate; Commencement events kick off on June 3 with the School of Medicine.
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New funding will help UCR diversify physician workforce in inland Southern California
The California Wellness Foundation has awarded the School of Medicine a $450,000 grant
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Students, Faculty, and Staff Honored at Annual School of Medicine Awards Ceremony
The UC Riverside School of Medicine formally kicked-off its end-of-the-year celebrations with the annual School of Medicine Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
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UCR remembers philanthropist, former regent Bruce Varner
Bruce Doyle Varner, 84, UC regent, philanthropist, and prominent Riverside attorney, has died. 
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Study helps explain how shingles vaccination coverage differs among social groups
Only about 35% of older adults have been vaccinated against shingles
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UCR Health Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics to Everyone
The UCR Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics are now open to the general public through June 4, 2021.
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New School of Medicine training suite offers expanded space and state-of-the-art technology
With exam and specialty rooms featuring state-of-the-art technology, the new UC Riverside School of Medicine Center for Simulated Patient Care could easily be mistaken for a hospital wing. That’s part of the goal of the center — providing medical students with as close to real-world conditions as possible to learn patient and clinical skills.
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Pandemic led to profound changes in multiple sclerosis clinical practice
UC Riverside-led national survey of MS specialists finds nearly 10% had been redeployed to the front lines of COVID-19 patient care
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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
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New method expands the world of small RNAs
PANDORA sequencing method developed by UC Riverside-led team can detect once-undetectable small RNAs
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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.
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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
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Review paper links air pollution to COVID-19 susceptibility
Coauthors include School of Medicine biomedical scientist Changcheng Zhou
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