About 480 health care workers are expected to be vaccinated today.
Research brief: The new finding highlights the need for alternative therapies for patients who are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.
Those who underwent emergency surgeries on their surgeon’s birthday were 23% more likely to die within a month, a UCLA-led study shows.
Kristen Choi says doctors and nurses should be prepared to discuss side effects with patients and reassure them about the vaccine’s safety.
Clarivate released its annual list of the most highly cited researchers, which includes dozens of UCLA researchers across various disciplines.
UCLA Magazine speaks with doctors on the front lines who are helping the world combat the deadly virus.
UCLA research paves the way for new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
The findings are published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The team will investigate the mechanisms of treatment resistance, laying the groundwork for new and improved combination therapies.
A UCLA-led team found that of 106 subjects who had a particular strain of the infection, all were cured with a single dose of ciprofloxacin.
A single protein may determine the size of scars, scientists say. Larger scars heighten the risk of future death from heart failure.
Two members of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center have received a grant for work that could be helpful in developing a vaccine.
Research brief: The advance could accelerate large-scale testing and diagnosis of people with genetic and metabolic disorders.
Researchers will focus on an immunotherapy known as CAR T, which uses genetically modified stem cells to target and destroy the virus.
A unique approach developed at UCLA suggests a possible path toward treatments for other types of severe infection.
Having witnessed the struggles of her own family and others, Melissa Rios learned early on how education, poverty and health are linked.
Research brief: Findings from a UCLA study indicate some men may not require the intensive treatment they have traditionally received.
The award from the National Cancer Institute will fund a series of collaborative research projects over five years at UCLA.
The immunotherapy drug combination is currently being reviewed for approval under a new FDA pilot program.
By repurposing drugs originally intended for other uses, scientists are pushing forward the fight against cancer.
In lab tests, remdesivir appears to work against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
Research brief: When tested in mice with melanoma tumors that were unlikely to stimulate an immune response, the approach increased the number of anti-tumor immune cells.
Report from Web of Science Group identifies researchers in 21 fields whose work was most often referenced by other papers.
The study highlights the need to teach consumers about the dangers of some drug interactions.
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.