To thank Dr. Mitra Nejad, Mark Sennet will auction off celebrity images to benefit the UCLA Stein Eye Institute.
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Students are working with faculty and staff to make sure everyone can see themselves in the profession.
The advance, researchers say, is like the cellular equivalent of discovering the Rosetta stone and may eventually lead to new treatments for diseases.
With the program scheduled to end next year, researchers hope their findings will inform future statewide efforts to address the needs of high-risk patients.
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.
UCLA researchers and colleagues hope their first-of-its-kind catalog will reveal new targets for genetic and cell therapies for the disease.
Within 24 hours, they built a pediatric clinic, urgent-care facility and COVID-19 isolation unit inside the Long Beach Convention Center.
A UCLA-led study suggests hip or spine fractures are not the only indicators for future injury.
Keith Holyoak, professor of psychology, and Hal Hershfield, professor of marketing and behavioral decision-making, weigh in on reaching people with COVID-19 information.
The research, conducted on mice, targets a newly discovered molecular “checkpoint” that enables cancer stem cells to evade the immune system.
“Parents should be patient and not expect everything to go back to how it was before,” said UCLA professor Bridget Callaghan.
Research brief: Physicians frequently order preventive medical services that are considered unnecessary and of “low value” by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
A UCLA team recommends state-level policy changes to improve health insurance coverage, participation in clinical trials and access to palliative care.
Kenneth Lange has written four advanced textbooks and published more than 200 scientific papers in the areas of genetic epidemiology, population genetics and other subjects.
A UCLA study identifies a cell therapy that can stop progressive damage and stimulate the brain’s repair processes in mice.
The research also spotlights a significant income gap between white and Black male doctors.
The trend was seen across all the racial and ethnic groups studied and could provide insight into improving vaccination rates for COVID-19 and other illnesses.
A professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, he also was associate director of the Center for Health Policy Research for 25 years.
A new report predicts growing numbers of apprehensive Latino immigrant parents in California will disenroll kids from public health programs.
UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline reports on the dramatic impact in the U.S. and other nations.
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.
Overweight children participating in the intervention were 70% less likely to have detectable cancer cells after one month of treatment.
The project is the first to use the Nobel prize–winning technology to directly correct sickle mutation in blood stem cells.
Dr. Elizabeth Barnert’s research into El Salvador’s “disappeared” children points to a role for genetics in reunification.
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.