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Research Overview

The Pathology & Laboratory Medicine research programs are located in laboratories at UC Irvine Medical Center, as well as on the university campus in Irvine. Our laboratory-based research programs include:

  • Investigations in immunology
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Inflammation
  • Wound healing
  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Oxidative stress response

Pathology research faculty at UC Irvine School of Medicine include:

Research in Progress Sessions for Winter & Spring 2018 Quarters Schedule: Meetings take place on select Wednesdays in Room F114 of the Tamkin Student Lecture Bldg.

11/8/17 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Naomi Lomeli
(Bota Lab)
Investigation of N-aceytlcysteinefor the Prevention of Cisplatin Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairments
11/22/17 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Hsiaochen Lee
(Wang Lab)
Mitochondria Akt Signaling and Regulation of Pluripotency Gene Programming in Embryonic Stem Cells
11/29/17 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Delia Tifrea
(de la Maza Lab)
Co-delivery of Adjuvants Using Amphipols Broadens the Epitope Repertoire of MOMP and Enhances Protection Against Chlamydia
12/6/17 10:30 am - 11:30 am Sukumar Pal
(de la Maza Lab)
Development of a New Sexual Transmission Model for Evaluating Vaccines against C. trachomatis Genital Infection in Mice
12/7/17 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Andrew Dolinko
(Kenney Lab)
Understanding the Specific Influence of Mitochondria on Celllular Health in Diabetes
12/13/17 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Farah Rahmatpanah
(Mercola Lab)
Differential Experssion and Methlyaltion Differences Between African-American vs. European-American Prostate Cancer Point to Large Scale Immunoresponse Defects
12/20/17 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Michelle Monje-Deisseroth
Stanford University
Myelin plasticity in health and disease
4/18/18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pamela N. Munster
UC San Francisco
Clinical trials of treatments for HER2-postitive breast cancer
4/25/18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm H. Henry Dong
University of Pittsburgh
FoxO transcription factos in insulin action and lipid metabolism
6/13/18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Alexander Franz
University of Missouri
Using CRISPR/Cas9 technology in Aedes aegypti: Applications and challenges