UCLA Headlines August 7, 2012
By Office of Media Relations August 07, 2012
IN THE NEWS:
AIDS, Three Decades Later
Friday's Los Angeles Daily News featured a column by Dr. Claire Panosian Dunavan, clinical professor of infectious diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, examining the progress that has been made in treating HIV and AIDS over the past three decades.
Computer Games Strengthen Seniors' Brains
KABC-Channel 7 reported Friday on a study by UCLA researchers showing that senior citizens who used a brain-fitness computer game were able to improve their memory and language skills.
Online Courses for Undocumented Students
Fox News reports today, Breitbart reported Monday, that the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education and the National Labor College have announced plans to offer online courses for college credit to young undocumented immigrant activists through the National Dream University.
Transparent Solar Cell Breakthrough
Britain's Engineer reported Monday on the development by Yang Yang, professor of materials science and engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and a member of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, and colleagues of organic polymer solar cells that can generate electricity.
Caro, assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted Saturday in an article on the KNBC-Channel 4 website about sales of U.S. Olympic Team clothing and other merchandise manufactured outside the U.S.
Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow
Fonarow, UCLA's Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science and director of the Ahmanson–UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, was quoted Monday in a HealthDay News article about research linking certain blood pressure medications to a small increase in lip cancer risk.
Gabriel, the Arden Realty Professor of Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and director of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA, is quoted today in a Sacramento Bee article about the boom-and-bust cycle of Sacramento real estate.