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News

2017

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FEB 06Cosmic radiation could cause cognitive problems for space travelers, UC Irvine's Charles Limoli, PhD, tells U.S. News & World Report

2016

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OCT 10Study lead by Dr. Charles Limoli raises questions about long-term brain health after extended spaceflights.
JUL Read the Department of Radiation Oncology's 2016 Spring-Summer newsletter.
APR 07UC Irvine study led by radiation oncology professor Charles Limoli, PhD, finds safer stem cell-derived therapy for recovery from brain radiation.
FEB 01Radioactive bone cement patent is award to radiation oncology professor Varun Sehgal, PhD, and fellow researchers.
JAN 28Meet our Radiation Oncology team and learn about the latest in treatments at our open house on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2015

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MAR 17With $9 million in NASA funding, UC Irvine professor of radiation oncology, Charles Limoli, will lead a national effort to study underlying mechanisms of ‘space brain.’
FEB 17UC Irvine radiation oncology professor Charles Limoli, PhD, finds that human neural stem cell treatment may help reverse learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy.

2014

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AUG 14Radiation oncology residents' organization names Varun Sehgal, PhD, Educator of the Year.
JUL 01UC Irvine Health radiation oncologists are the first in Orange County to offer TrueBeam™ Stx image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery for cancer patients.
MAY 08UC Irvine Health 2014 "Healers & Heroes" gala attracts record $1.6 million in support for cancer research and patient care, including $530,000 for an intraoperative radiation device.
MAR 25Leading radiation oncology journal names UC Irvine's Varun Sehgal, PhD, as "Outstanding Reviewer."

2012

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JUL 16Cranial radiation therapy causes damage to neurons, UC Irvine radiation oncology researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2011

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OCT 14Muthana Al-Ghazi, PhD, director of medical physics in UC Irvine Department of Radiation Oncology, is named Educator of the Year.
SEP 20Dr. Parima Daroui joins the Department of Radiation Oncology as an assistant professor.
AUG 08A UC Irvine mathematician develops a method for decreasing radiation dose and cost of cross-sectional imaging.
APR 18UC Irvine's School of Medicine joins a national campaign to improve patient care and safety through medical education and clinical protocols.