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Research at UCR is getting us closer to finding possible behavioral and pharmacological therapies that could prevent brain changes affecting hearing loss.
A pioneer in her field, UCR Assistant Professor Sara Mednick studies the neural mechanisms of learning and memory, a very new field focused on sleep and its importance.
Can we Cure MS? UCR research supports the development of a drug compound to battle multiple sclerosis, a disease in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system.
UCR chemist Michael Pirrung’s research preparing complex organic molecules has resulted in a promising new compound for treating kidney cancer.
Understanding how insects smell odors is leading Anandasankar Ray to the development of sensory blockers that will inhibit or prevent the spread of deadly diseases.
Research combining chemistry and biology tools in lab of UC Riverside's Yinsheng Wang could lead to development of new and effective drugs to treat cancer.
Monica Carson's research examines brain and immune system interaction, with aim to better treat diseases like Alzheimer’s and neurodevelopmental disorders like autism.