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Living the Promise: Health


What's Next? Creating New Knowledge...

Every day in our labs and classrooms, UC Riverside geneticists, biologists, psychologists, entomologists and engineers are living the promise of world-class healthcare and transforming the quality of life for millions of Inland Southern California residents:

  • UCR biochemists have discovered how to grow bone cells on a scaffold out of carbon nanotubes, leading to new treatments for osteoporosis, abnormal bone development, and dental implants.
  • Exploring the connection between insulin and wound-healing, UCR faculty are discovering new approaches to treatments for diabetes.
  • The prestigious UCR/UCLA Thomas Haider Program in Biomedical Sciences has provided medical training to more than 600 UCR alumni who now serve their communities as physicians, practicing in every area of medicine.
  • To build on its strengths in stem cell, genomics, nanoscience and public health research, UCR is developing a new School of Medicine.


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