Research brief: A UCLA team has demonstrated that altering a key molecule used in the therapy yields superior and longer-lasting results in mouse models.
Both vaccinated and non-vaccinated personnel will be tested to gauge how well the vaccines prevent infections and lessen their impact when they do occur.
Yang’s research reveals how genetic and environmental factors can disrupt gene networks.
Research determined that grass with narrow leaves and high numbers of veins should be better able to withstand the drier conditions expected in the future.
Only 1 in 10 people diagnosed with this aggressive disease live beyond five years, and most current therapies have been unsuccessful in treating it.
The study, conducted in mice, opens a path for exploring treatments that combine epigenetic approaches with therapies that use the body’s natural immune response.
Research brief: The study authors suggest that women focus more on improving their muscle mass than losing weight as a preventive measure.
Research brief: An approach pioneered at UCLA predicts which methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are likely to be cured with antibiotic therapy.
By identifying the underlying factors leading to bone loss and osteoporosis, UCLA dentist-scientists hope to pave the way to new treatments.
The UCLA-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pathways to Success Program has enrolled more than 125 students from underrepresented backgrounds.
The first study to report genome-wide data on the prehistoric canid puts to bed a mystery biologists have pondered for more than 100 years.
Research brief: Scientists have discovered how one of the toxins released by the C. difficile bacterium spurs excessive inflammation in the gut.
UCLA’s Ghez won for the prize for physics and UC Berkeley’s Doudna won for chemistry. UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily A. Carter moderated.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
Research brief: The new finding highlights the need for alternative therapies for patients who are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.
Two UCLA studies reveal how a variety of stressors, both before and during pregnancy, may adversely affect a woman's offspring.
A massive unintended experiment in animal conservation taking place southeast of Las Vegas revealed an unexpected result.
The association, which is the world’s largest scientific society, honored the UCLA faculty members for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Scientists say their new hydrogel triggered an unexpected response by the immune system that led to more effective skin healing.
Researchers used a model of airway tissue created from human stem cells to understand the process on cellular level.
Nobel Prize winner Andrea Ghez will deliver the event’s keynote talk, focusing on her research about black holes.
Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict
The longer COVID-19 continues, the more entrenched these psychological, social and societal changes are likely to be, the study authors suggest.
Research brief: Even successfully treated HIV-infected adults are at increased of many diseases more commonly associated with aging.
The research opens up the possibility of using drugs that simulate viruses to overcome immunotherapy resistance in melanoma.
The team will investigate the mechanisms of treatment resistance, laying the groundwork for new and improved combination therapies.