UCI BioSci Chancellor’s Professor Thomas Lane discusses COVID-19 long haulers, his current research using mice to look at COVID-19’s impact on the brain, and how people can prevent the disease’s neurological repercussions….

“‘Many people know that chronic alcohol consumption affects the liver, but really big changes occur in the lungs from drinking’, says Messaoudi, ‘which has an effect on people with COVID-19.’”…

UCI scientists, including UCI BioSci Professors Qing Nie and Maksim Plikus, have developed a computational platform called CellChat to help decipher cell communication….

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture panel discussion on research, new strains, testing, neurological challenges and vaccines featuring: Michael J. Buchmeier, PhD, John Gerace, Thomas E. Lane, PhD, Ilhem Messaoudi, PhD, and Andrew Noymer, PhD. Moderated by BioSci…

“Yet even the smaller number of new coronavirus strains discovered in the screenings show the urgent need for California to boost its pace of vaccinations,” says Professor Michael Buchmeier. …

“This virus is mutating, and it doesn’t care if it’s in Idaho or South Africa,” says Professor Ilhem Messaoudi. …

Experts say trying new things can go a long way in keeping your memory sharp. Learn how you can keep your brain engaged and healthy in this article from Elemental, featuring Michael Yassa: Associate Dean…