A UCLA Dentistry–led team has received a $5 million federal grant to develop an effective, non-addictive synthetic cannabinoid.
Materials will be digitized and made available online to researchers around the world.
Efforts will aim to boost EV use, energy storage, firefighter safety and the well-being of migrant workers.
The five-year, $1.25 million grant will fund research that could help solve a longstanding problem called the symmetry violation.
The funds will support research on technologies to precisely measure the previously unmeasurable.
The two-year grants are meant to further scientific understanding of cannabis and inform efforts to shape public policy.
The school intends to recruit more students from Hispanic-serving institutions to its doctoral programs and, ultimately, its faculty.
The funds will also support education programs and workforce development through the UCLA Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.
$13 million from Arcadia will bolster the Modern Endangered Archives Program.
The Title VI awards will provide students with tuition assistance and living stipends, support teaching of languages, among other things.
Their new devices will enable scientists to observe neuronal activity in freely moving animals at even higher resolutions.
The two grant projects, funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense, will be led by Dr. Jerzy Kupiec-Weglinski.
The Institute on Inequality and Democracy is among four organizations to receive funding from the Marguerite Casey Foundation.
As part of the campus’s ‘Rising to the Challenge’ pledge, nine projects have received funding, with more on the way.
The Center for AIDS Research will form new partnerships with community groups across Los Angeles and in other nations.
Funds to support commissions, performances, recordings, residencies and research for contemporary music.
A new pilot program aims to help low-income, first-generation and historically underrepresented students pursue graduate studies and research careers.
As a partner institution of the CaliforniansForAll College Corps, UCLA will select 150 students for fellowships.
The funds will support UCLA students, policy reports and big-data projects such as the Million Dollar Hoods initiative.
CARE4Kids, a nationwide study by a consortium of academic medical centers, aims to identify biomarkers that predict delayed recovery in children.
“We need to figure out how this is happening in order to develop treatments to stop it,” said UCLA’s Arjun Deb.
The center, co-led by UCLA and headquartered at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is developing the microscopes of tomorrow.
The five-year award from California’s stem cell agency will help prepare young scientists and physicians to become leaders in the regenerative medicine field.
The tests use SwabSeq, a technology developed in 2020 at UCLA, to deliver results in less than 24 hours.
New statewide initiative focuses on making the state’s next century more innovative, sustainable and equitable.