UCI School of Medicine 2024 Research Awards

The School of Medicine Office of Research annually recognizes excellence in research and outstanding academic achievement in six categories. Selection criteria include: academic accomplishment, original contribution to the literature, significance of innovation to the field and relevance to the aims and priorities of the UCI School of Medicine. Each awardee receives a monetary award and an individual recognition plaque. Winners’ names are also added to an enduring plaque on display in Irvine Hall. An awards ceremony is planned for June 13, 2024.


Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Research Award Winners

Basic Science: Shawn (Liangzhong) Xiang, PhD, Department of Radiological Sciences

Clinical Research: Mihaela Balu, PhD, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic

About the Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Research Award

The Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Research Award recognizes mid-career scientists who have made novel and significant scientific contributions.  This includes associate and full professors in the Health Sciences Clinical, Clinical X, In-Residence, In-Line and Adjunct series. Two awardees are selected, including one focused on basic research and one focused on clinical research.  Each recipient receives $1,000.

Read more on the UCI School of Medicine website.