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January 23, 2013
Professor Masashi Kitazawa’s research into brain cell dysfunction and death in subjects with Alzheimer’s disease has attracted attention from the Alzheimer’s Association, which has awarded the UC Merced neuroscientist with a grant to fund his studies. Specifically, this research...
October 15, 2012
Professor Fabian Filipp is trying to put up roadblocks. But instead of stopping cars, he's trying to keep cancers from growing. Filipp, a systems biology professor who started at UC Merced this fall, studies the metabolic cycle of melanoma, which is the leading cause of death from skin cancers...
June 11, 2012
Professor Fred Wolf's research brings new meaning to the term barfly. In an effort to better understand the neurological effects of alcohol abuse, Wolf gives fruit flies alcohol and studies how their brains change. "Alcohol taps into some of the most primitive circuitry of the brain,...
June 4, 2012
Researchers at the University of California, Merced, have discovered a new way in which bone health impacts a person's immune system. The discovery could impact how scientists try to combat bone-related disease, as drugs to improve bone quality could weaken a person's immune system....
February 9, 2012
Mufadhal Al-Kuhlani came to UC Merced to help reduce the threat of harmful diseases through innovative research. Al-Kuhlani is studying immunology within the Quantitative and Systems Biology graduate program. He's working with Professor David Ojcius to better understand chlamydia. More than 1...

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