This is the third consecutive year UCLA has held this distinction in these rankings, which focus on student success.
The software provides data to help doctors diagnose and treat back pain.
The new Biodesign Hub in Los Angeles will focus on developing medical technology and digital health tools.
Infrastructure improvements, along with policy-based incentives for rideshare services and drivers, could promote broader adoption of electric vehicles.
A UCLA study found that 13.7% of Latinos in California remain uninsured. Latinos also have the lowest job-based coverage rates out of all racial and ethnic groups.
The advance could lead to more reliable analytical tools for biochemical laboratories and environmental monitoring.
In 47 countries, the minimum legal age for employment is below 15, despite evidence that work at an early age is associated with negative effects on health and education.
The degree will help position graduates to be more competitive for graduate programs and performance careers.
The invention relies in part on another UCLA invention, photonic time stretch.
The approach could offer a way to manufacture more effective filters that use high-performance plastics and carbon materials.
Research brief: A gene on the X-chromosome may help explain why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
The new hydrogel is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently available.
Their findings could lead to new methods to get the body's repair enzyme to work better.
Tony Pritzker said the gift is an investment in “research that will help sustain the future of our planet.”
The 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities, which was published today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, also listed UCLA the 11th best in the world — public or private.
Of mice that received high doses of radiation, nearly all that received a compound developed by UCLA scientists survived.
Research brief: UCLA researchers developed a drug delivery system that can break through the blood-brain barrier.
The findings suggest that such programs are a promising approach toward improving the psychological health of patients and caregivers.
Research brief: The experience of the Veterans Health Administration may inform other health systems aiming to improve care delivery.
The system could help reduce errors in differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ, a noninvasive type of cancer, from breast atypia.
“Through Positive Eyes,” which runs Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2020, aims to help end the stigma around HIV/AIDS and empower people who are living with the virus.
The findings highlight the importance of learning how genetic variants or mutations are passed from parents to children affected with autism.
Research brief: Eliminating a key protein responsible for the activation of bone loss shows potential for controlling such loss.
The initiative addresses inequalities faced by the disadvantaged communities that have suffered disproportionately from the health effects of pollution.
The observation helps explain why, as people age, the prostate tends to grow, leading to an increased risk for cancer and other conditions.