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School of Medicine welcomes its largest incoming class
Seventy-seven students make up the UC Riverside School of Medicine’s class of 2023, the school’s largest batch of incoming medical students.  On Friday, August 9, 2019, the students received their white coats — a rite of passage for medical students marking the beginning of their careers. For the first time, the school has admitted twin siblings into the four-year program — and there are two sets.
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UCR Health appoints new CEO
UCR Health has named a 30-year health care veteran as its new CEO. Dr. Donald W. Larsen has most recently been the chief medical officer for Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, and interim executive director of the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica. 
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Biomedical scientist to study how body’s cannabis-like molecules influence obesity
Research is supported by a five-year grant to UC Riverside from the National Institutes of Health
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Curbing your enthusiasm for overeating
UC Riverside-led mouse study focuses on cannabis-like molecules that augment feeding behavior
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UCR receives its first cannabis grant
School of Medicine’s Nicholas DiPatrizio will lead a team tasked with assessing the impact of long-term cannabis exposure on metabolic health and disease
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On the front line of medicine
Medical school graduate Hurnan Vongsachang will start her residency in emergency medicine this summer
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Hope on the horizon for treating stroke
UC Riverside biomedical scientist’s decades-long work moves to clinical trials
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PCORI award seeks to support students in recovery
Project is the first major effort in the UC system to assess the needs of students in recovery
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Breast cancer study by UCR medical student could help patients live longer
Surgery is associated with increased survival for patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer
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After four years of hard work, Match Day arrives for UC Riverside medical students
38 students in Class of 2019 were matched for a residency program of their choice
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Scientists identify genetic mechanism involved in how females inherit traits
Research could help reduce females’ susceptibility to several diseases, such as Fragile X and Rett syndromes
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Research offers superior therapeutic approach for MS
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness and paralysis. While treatments are available to alleviate inflammation, no therapies exist to protect neurons or repair the degraded myelin sheath that normally surrounds nerves.
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A match made in neural heaven: How a neuron grows an axon
Scientists unlock new molecular secrets to unravel the mystery
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Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids
Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers
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UCR School of Medicine and Eisenhower Health establish training affiliation
Partnership addresses long-term healthcare needs of Coachella Valley
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