Dr. Rachel Mednick Thompson is the inaugural chair holder.
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.
“Parents should be patient and not expect everything to go back to how it was before,” said UCLA professor Bridget Callaghan.
Overweight children participating in the intervention were 70% less likely to have detectable cancer cells after one month of treatment.
Study finds bilingual infants become interested in speech at the same age as those learning only one language.
In 2008, when Courtney Young was in high school, her cousin, then just a toddler, was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A UCLA research team developed a possible way to impart long-term relief by inducing an active state of immune tolerance.
The donation from Ken and Linda Suslow will help UCLA's Chase Child Life Program and create a patient emergency fund at UCLA Health.
The two-minute music video is the result of a partnership between a UCLA-led consortium called More LA Smiles and Sesame Street in Communities.
UCLA pediatric infectious disease specialist Nava Yeganeh shares advice on precautions for learning environments this fall.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital has launched an innovative project to support the emotional needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized the hospital for its national excellence in seven pediatric specialties.
A unique approach developed at UCLA suggests a possible path toward treatments for other types of severe infection.
UCLA-led study of Armenian earthquake survivors finds that effects of psychotherapy for adolescents continued into adulthood.
More than three-quarters of the adolescents in a family-focused treatment program recovered from their initial symptoms during the study.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
Nearly 65 campus departments participate in the Halloween fun.
Arginase deficiency, which is caused by a missing or mutated version of the arginase gene, ARG1, affects about one of every 1 million babies in the U.S.
While pediatric patients oohed and aahed, Batman, Captain America, the Hulk, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman appeared outside the windows to brighten their days.
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.
It is listed in all pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.
The researchers examined health and population data from more than 180,000 children served by the WIC program in Los Angeles County.
City and neighborhood planners should be aware that greater numbers of trees and more park space can support the health of teens and seniors in their communities.
“It’s clear through this study and other research that there’s no one right answer for every family,” said UCLA professor Jennie Brand.
Study: 15 percent of babies exposed to Zika before birth had severe abnormalities in first 18 months of life
Researchers from UCLA and Brazil observed at least one of three conditions they were evaluating in 19 of 131 children.