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Research Overview

The Pathology & Laboratory Medicine research programs are located in laboratories at UC Irvine Medical Center, as well as on the university campus in Irvine. Our laboratory-based research programs include:

  • Investigations in immunology
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Inflammation
  • Wound healing
  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Oxidative stress response
  • Environmental epigenetics
  • Precision medicine

Pathology research labs at UC Irvine School of Medicine include:

Experimental Pathology Research Conferences Schedule: Meetings typically take place at 11:00 am on the last Monday of each month, excluding holidays and unless otherwise listed.

Monday, 9/26/22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Lily Wang, PhD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Emerging landscape of DNA methylation changes in Alzheimer's disease
Monday, 10/31/22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Lilyana Amezcua, MD, MS, FAAN
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Health Disparities, Inequities, and Social Determinants of Health in Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, 11/28/22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Neil Theise, MD
angone Health

The human interstitium as a pan-body, inter-tissue communication network

Monday, 1//9/23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Doug Wallace, M.D., Ph.D.
U Penn, Perelman School of Medicine

Mitochondria and disease in the pandemic era
Monday, 1/30/23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Charles Perou, Ph.D. 
NC-Chapel Hill

Quantitative medicine for breast cancer patients
Monday, 2/27/23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Guangming Zhong, M.D., Ph.D. 
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Harness the Power of the Murine Model to Understand Chlamydial Pathogenicity and Develop Vaccines

Monday, 3/13/23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Valter Longo, Ph.D.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Periodic Fasting Mimicking Diets in Aging and Disease
Monday, 4/3/23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Warren G. Tourtellotte, MD, PhD, FCAP
Cedars-Sinai Cancer Center

The role of Elp1 in Familial Dysautonomia Pathogenesis and Retrograde Nerve Growth Factor Signaling


Perou Longo
Chuck Perou, Bogi Anderson, Dan Mercola, Hannah Lui Park, Farah Rahmatpanah, Abraham Qavi, Pratik Shah Roberta Buono, Valter Longo, Al La Spada, Farah Rahmatpanah, Elizabeth Head, Hannah Lui Park, Ed Monuki