Anne Rimoin and Gilbert Gee, both of the Fielding School of Public Health, addressed the commission, which advises and makes recommendations to the Los Angeles City Council.
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A UCLA study finds that educational equality is associated with longer lifespans.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stem Cell Research Center recently named the winners of its campus-wide light microscopy image and video contest.
Research led by UCLA neurobiologist Jack Feldman finds that every breath we take arises from a disorderly group of neurons.
The program will be the only VA post-licensure residency program in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.
The faculty position will focus on researching the disorder and pursuing new insights into its treatment.
The shuttle will take them to and from appointments.
As a graduate student, Edward Jean-Louis almost died from sudden death syndrome while playing basketball.
The Helen F. Shishino Centennial Scholarship has allowed Yuliana Estrada to spend her energies focusing on her work rather than worry about paying bills.
The findings could eventually lead to new drugs to treat or prevent lung cancer.
The findings may help health care professionals better assess those with autism and schizophrenia.
UCLA-led study of Armenian earthquake survivors finds that effects of psychotherapy for adolescents continued into adulthood.
Wondering how to woo your crush this Valentine’s Day? When it comes to love, don’t wing it — take a lesson from the birds (and bees) instead.
A UCLA study shows that radiation therapy can be cut from five weeks to five days.
Director of the UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center will deliver the 128th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Feb. 19.
UCLA-led research uncovers new details about the Foxp1 gene, which also is involved in timing of neuron production.
The experiments, led by Professor Amander Clark, revealed a detailed timeline for when germ cells form.
The patch significantly prolonged survival and reduced the growth of tumors in mice.
Solutions to lower health risks for students and faculty include stretch breaks and more open classrooms.
Research brief: The drug is made up of compounds produced by plants, including curcumin. Curcumin has been tested to help fight multiple cancers because it is an antioxidant that reduces swelling and inflammation.
Research brief: The Medicaid expansions have improved health-related financial risk protection for low-income adults, which was one of the primary goals of the Affordable Care Act.
UCLA-led research also finds that travel-related screening for coronavirus will identify less than half of those infected.
Proteins in the blood can be used to gauge a person’s risk for cerebral small vessel disease, which affects millions of older adults.
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.
The funds will help the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology expand its reach to community clinics.