• How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?

    Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
  • How much sugar are you really eating?

    In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
  • Arthur Reingold

    Ebola 101

    An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
  • New tactics, old foe: malaria

    Vector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
  • After the smoke clears, danger still lurks

    UC Office of the President

    Thirdhand smoke is a new frontier, and UC's Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program has assembled a consortium of investigators to study the health risks caused by the remnants of cigarette smoke.
  • Top rankings for UC graduate programs

    UC Office of the President

    U.S. News 2012 rankings placed UC campuses among nation's best in main professional disciplines.
  • Saving dogs with spinal cord injuries

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Press Releases

  • UC statement on passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard J. Tyson

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Health’s Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie Byington issued a statement today (Nov. 10) following the passing of Bernard J. Tyson, CEO and chair of Kaiser Permanente.

  • Dr. Carrie L. Byington takes the reins at UC Health

    Dr. Carrie L. Byington started as executive vice president of UC Health today (Oct. 31). The University of California Board of Regents appointed Byington at its July meeting to lead the university’s health enterprise following a nationwide search.

  • UC Health statement regarding federal plans to escalate ICE raids

    The Trump Administration recently announced plans to increase enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and accelerate deportations of undocumented individuals. The five medical centers of the University of California join other public safety-net hospitals in opposing these harmful actions.