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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...
October 1, 2012
Staph, e-coli, meningitis, MRSA and botulism are just a few of the thousands of bacterial infections that plague people all over the world.   For example, almost 23,300 people in the United States were sickened by food-borne bacterial illnesses in 2008, according to the Centers for Disease...
September 19, 2012
HSRI member Professor Jan Wallander's research on Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities among Fifth-Graders was published last month in top-level medical journal The New England Journal of Medicine. This multi-center, collaborative team project began in 2000 and was funded by the Centers for...
September 17, 2012
By Victor A. Patton, Merced Sun-Star MERCED -- When he's not examining cell cultures inside his Castle Airport laboratory, you might find Fabian Filipp surfing the waves somewhere along California's coastline.   If you happen to catch the lean 35-year-old native of Munich, Germany,...
July 23, 2012
Six students, all with ties to the San Joaquin Valley, have been admitted to the UC Merced San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (PRIME). The students have begun their first year of medical school with a two-day orientation at UC Merced and the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and...
May 15, 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...
March 8, 2012
Cigarette advertising and promotion cause youth to start smoking and facilitate progression to regular use, according a U.S. Surgeon General's Report released today.   UC Merced and HSRI Professor Anna V. Song collaborated with other researchers from around the world to contribute to the...
August 30, 2011
A discovery by a professor at the University of California, Merced, is providing a deeper understanding of the factors that control biological clocks. Biochemistry Professor Andy LiWang and his research team found how three proteins interact to drive the circadian rhythm of cyanobacteria,...

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