Ninez Ponce and Michael Rodriguez will investigate risk factors for gun suicide and urban gun violence.
Through the institute, mathematicians work collaboratively with a broad range of scholars to address today's biggest scientific challenges.
The collaboration aims to advance the use of microbes for sustainable production of new plastics.
Researchers will work to create super-powerful computers that harness the mysterious behavior of particles at the subatomic level.
Two members of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center have received a grant for work that could be helpful in developing a vaccine.
Researchers will focus on an immunotherapy known as CAR T, which uses genetically modified stem cells to target and destroy the virus.
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Marc Suchard will co-lead the effort, which has received funding from the National Institutes of Health.
The award from the National Cancer Institute will fund a series of collaborative research projects over five years at UCLA.
A team led by Andrea Bertozzi and Mason Porter will use mathematical modeling to provide insights to those developing strategies to mitigate the disease’s spread.
Participants have interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Autry Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
The NIH awarded $27.2 million to UCLA to lead the new phase of an effort to enhance diversity in the biomedical workforce.
Funds from California’s stem cell agency will support research on a blinding eye disease, cancer and an immune disorder.
The funds will help advance work in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of the disease
A separate grant of $3.3 million will fund a study on the effectiveness of text messages for helping people adhere to their treatment regimens.
The new Biodesign Hub in Los Angeles will focus on developing medical technology and digital health tools.
The funds will support a phase 1 clinical trial of a treatment for advanced sarcomas and other cancers.
The grants will go to interdisciplinary projects done in partnership with a community organization or system working to support children and families in Los Angeles.
The $3.7 million, three-year grant will go toward research aimed to develop imaging technology that allows the recording of tens of thousands of neurons to better understand how the brain goes awry in disease.
$5.1 million grant will fund research to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding eye conditions
The award by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine brings hope to those dealing with untreatable blindness such as macular degeneration.
Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, gives $5.5 million to support Documenting Global Voices.
Researchers from the School of Dentistry and the David Geffen School of Medicine will use a technology created in the lab of Dr. David Wong from the dental school.
The state-funded IMPACT program provides access to free treatment for uninsured and underinsured men in California.
The awards are part of an L.A. Care initiative intended to recruit more physicians to serve Los Angeles County’s most vulnerable residents.
The Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables center will help accelerate research on new types of chemistry and materials that can help improve batteries’ capacity, stability and safety.
The new work will continue a study that began in 2013 with a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.