Dr. Rachel Mednick Thompson is the inaugural chair holder.
The advance, researchers say, is like the cellular equivalent of discovering the Rosetta stone and may eventually lead to new treatments for diseases.
With the program scheduled to end next year, researchers hope their findings will inform future statewide efforts to address the needs of high-risk patients.
The treatment, developed by researchers from UCLA and the U.K., has restored immune function in more than 95% of patients in three clinical trials.
Sifting through studies on various species’ play behavior, researchers tracked vocalization patterns that show a strong similarity to human laughter.
UCLA researchers and colleagues hope their first-of-its-kind catalog will reveal new targets for genetic and cell therapies for the disease.
Civic leader, social justice advocate, decorated U.S. Navy veteran and UCLA alumnus D’Artagnan Scorza will deliver the keynote address.
The Hammer Channel online video platform features more than 1,000 conversations, talks, performances and more.
A UCLA-led study suggests hip or spine fractures are not the only indicators for future injury.
The funds will support clinical and basic medical research under Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, director of the UCLA Multiple Sclerosis Program.
The gift is from the estate of Lee Oetzel, who earned three degrees from UCLA, including a doctorate in psychology in 1953.
The research, conducted on mice, targets a newly discovered molecular “checkpoint” that enables cancer stem cells to evade the immune system.
“Parents should be patient and not expect everything to go back to how it was before,” said UCLA professor Bridget Callaghan.
The online event is free and open to the public.
Fifteen years of radar measurements by a UCLA-led team have provided critical data for understanding many of the planet’s fundamental properties.
In North America, climate change is causing spring to arrive an average of 0.4 days earlier each year; some species could be unable to keep pace with the changes.
Research brief: Physicians frequently order preventive medical services that are considered unnecessary and of “low value” by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
A UCLA team recommends state-level policy changes to improve health insurance coverage, participation in clinical trials and access to palliative care.
Kenneth Lange has written four advanced textbooks and published more than 200 scientific papers in the areas of genetic epidemiology, population genetics and other subjects.
The AP turned to UCLA professor Brian Taylor to debunk a doctored photo making the rounds on social media.
Under the proposed policy, the university would require students, faculty, academic appointees and staff who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2.
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
During a fractured release year, there was progress in gender and racial representation in all key categories, but disparities in budgets.
A UCLA study identifies a cell therapy that can stop progressive damage and stimulate the brain’s repair processes in mice.
Deborah Nadoolman Landis, founding director of the David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design, will moderate the April 24 event.