Cherrick, who served as dean from 1988 to 1995, died on Jan. 24, in Davie, Florida.
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The Center for Reproductive Science, Health and Education will support research and education initiatives designed to improve human health.
A UCLA-led study highlights the misconception that white people have been most affected by premature mortality.
Data from the UCLA California Health Interview Survey also reveals the pandemic’s impact on social lives and personal relationships.
A UCLA study finds that racial, age, language and technology barriers are keeping many from optimizing remote doctor visits.
A therapeutic sponge the size of a pencil eraser boosted tumor-fighting responses in mice and kept cancer from returning.
The device’s sensors detect fluctuations in neurotransmitters like serotonin in real time over extended periods.
The first UC to guarantee on-campus housing for all undergraduates. Studying hate. NCAA championship in women’s soccer. “Sweater weather” on the moon. What a year.
A study by researchers from UCLA, USC and Los Angeles County, suggests that the likely cause is the vulnerability brought on by accelerated aging.
In each of the 29 states with abortion restrictions, Latinas are far more likely to be of childbearing age than non-Hispanic white women.
In a study with rats, a UCLA-developed patch predicted the total dosage of medication that would be delivered to animals’ bloodstream.
A UCLA professor explains that pandemic-related stress might be slowing people’s recovery from other diseases.
In a UCLA study, Californians reported struggles with employment, finances and child care during the pandemic.
The research, funded by a National Institute of Mental Health grant, was led by the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Honghu Liu.
Research brief: In a lab study, a UCLA-led team found that verteporfin stopped the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Students can begin applying for the new degree program in spring 2023.
UCLA health policy researchers predict that the need for these support services will only grow as California’s population ages.
The five-year award is from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Past injustices like the Tuskegee Syphilis Study are less likely to spark mistrust than poor interactions with physicians, UCLA psychologists say.
The funds will also support education programs and workforce development through the UCLA Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.
The research is timely because of discussions among policymakers and insurers about when and whether telemedicine appointments should be reimbursed.
With $7M grant from NIH, UCLA scientists to study if brain stimulation during sleep can bolster memory
The research could help answer a longstanding question about how short-term memories turn into lasting ones.
UCLA researchers found that women’s reports of cognitive issues were related to higher levels of an inflammatory marker in the body called CRP.
UCLA’s Dr. Haig Aintablian, campus’s first space medicine fellow, will have a role in shaping the next generation of flight physicians.
The discovery could be a step toward improved treatment for glioblastoma multiforme.