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2019

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APR 02NPR spotlights UCI infectious disease professor Dr. Susan Huang's national project to eliminate drug-resistant infections in a unique collaboration with nursing homes and hospitals.
FEB 13Cleaning routine developed by UCI infectious disease expert shows promise in curbing superbug infection.

2018

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APR 20Dr. Susan Huang has been inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation, a prestigious medical honors society for physician-scientists.
JAN 22Despite this flu season's severity, UC Irvine Health infectious disease expert Dr. Shruti Gohil tells the OC Register that many young adults believe they don't need a flu shot.
JAN 18UC Irvine Health infectious disease expert Shruti Gohil, MD, MPH, explains why it's not too late to get a flu shot this season.

2017

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MAR 23Dr. Susan Huang featured as one of UCI's women trailblazers.

2016

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SEP 13Dr. Susan Huang, professor of infectious disease, is preventing the spread of bad bugs.
MAY 04UC Irvine’s new biocontainment lab to be designated a National Training Center.
MAR 28Team led by infectious diseases researcher Philip Felgner receives $8 million to help develop Q fever vaccine.
JAN 25Dr. Donald Forthal, chief of infectious diseases, advises pregnant women to postpone travel where there’s an outbreak of a mosquito-borne disease Zika.

2015

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AUG 04UC Irvine research led by Dr. Susan Huang prompts CDC call for coordinated efforts by the nation's healthcare centers to stop the spread of drug-resistant infections.
JAN 22UC Irvine Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil tells the Orange County Register it’s a good idea to get a measles vaccine as an adult.

2014

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DEC 22Infection prevention expert Dr. Susan Huang is named one of 2014's most influential people in Orange County.
DEC 12Ebola preparedness siphons funds from other hospital needs, says UC Irvine infectious disease expert Dr. Susan Huang.
OCT 29The survival of six U.S. patients shows that Ebola is "not a death sentence," UC Irvine virologist Michael Buchmeier says.
OCT 27U.S. lacks likely animal hosts for Ebola, infectious diseases expert Michael Buchmeier, PhD, says at a UC Irvine-hosted conference.
SEP 23Getting the flu vaccine earlier in the fall affords you protection throughout the flu season, says UC Irvine Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil.
SEP 22UC Irvine Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil explains the rare respiratory disease enterovirus-68 and the steps parents can take to reduce their family's risk of exposure.
AUG 04UC Irvine infectious disease expert Dr. Donald Forthal talks with KPCC's Larry Mantle about the ebola virus and precautions needed to prevent its transmission.
APR 10UC Irvine Health-led MRSA study chosen a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement for 2013.
FEB 18UC Irvine infectious disease specialists urge people to get immunized against measles in light of reported cases in three Southland counties.

2013

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MAY 30Using disinfectant soaps on ICU patients is "a very effective way to get us closer to zero hospital-associated infections,” said UC Irvine's Dr. Susan S. Huang, lead author of a major new study.

2012

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OCT 23UC Irvine infectious disease expert Dr. Susan Huang receives the 2012 Investigator Award from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
OCT 17A sweeping UC Irvine-led study on antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals shows that using antimicrobial soap significantly cuts bloodstream infections.
APR 25Save the Date! The 25th Annual "HIV/AIDS on the Front Line" Conference at UC Irvine

2011

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MAY 18Infectious disease specialist Dr. Susan Huang receives UC Irvine Academic Senate "Distinguished Faculty" award for excellence in research
MAR 15UC Irvine infectious disease specialist Dr. Susan Huang teams with Harvard group to develop and test new approaches to reducing infections in healthcare settings.
MAR 08Early registration closes March 18 for the 24th annual "HIV/AIDS on the Front Line" conference, hosted April 27 by UC Irvine's Division of Infectious Diseases and School of Medicine.

2010

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APR 07UC Irvine experts create a new delivery system using photosensitive chemicals to kill drug-resistant bacteria and, potentially, cancer tumors with pinpoint accuracy.
NOV 30Nearly a third of nursing home residents carry the drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, according to a study led by Dr. Susan Huang and UC Irvine’s Health Policy Research Institute.
OCT 01UC Irvine infectious disease specialist Dr. Susan Huang wins $10-million grant to study preventing drug-resistant staph infections
JUL 12UC Irvine infectious disease expert wins $4.7 million to fight malaria in Southeast Asia

2009

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MAY 12The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awards UC Irvine $45 million over four years to study bioterrorism agents and emerging diseases.