University of California Los Angeles


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Location: Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Health - Apr 14
New UCLA research suggests that elderly patients of female physicians are more likely than those of male physicians in the same outpatient practice to be vaccinated against the flu. This trend holds for all racial and ethnic groups studied and could provide insight into improving vaccination rates for influenza, COVID-19 and other illnesses, according to the research letter , which is published in the peer-reviewed JAMA Internal Medicine.
Campus - Apr 12

UCLA led all universities and academic institutions in 2021 with eight professors selected to receive fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Health - Apr 8

The Trump administration's expansion of the “public charge? rule — a move that sought to disqualify immigrants who used social programs like Medicaid from obtaining legal residency in the U.S. — led to widespread disenrollment from these programs and left scores of children in California without access to health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Music - Apr 6

From film screenings to data visualization classes to undergraduate research week, the library will be hosting a wide variety of virtual events From film screenings to data visualization classes to undergraduate research week, the library will be hosting a wide variety of virtual events From research and data science workshops to lectures and sc

Health - Apr 1

FINDINGS A UCLA research team has shown that using a truncated form of the CD4 molecule as part of a gene therapy to combat HIV yielded superior and longer-lasting results in mouse models than previous similar therapies using the CD4 molecule.

Social Sciences - Mar 31

The Hammer Museum at UCLA plans to reopen April 17, which signals the end of a 13-month waiting game amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Mar 30

Ana Christina Ramón, director of research and civic engagement of the division of social sciences in the UCLA College, became interested in social and racial justice issues around the dinner table with her family, growing up in a multigenerational household in Los Angeles.

Life Sciences - Apr 9

Dr. S. Thomas Carmichael has been elected to the Association of American Physicians, an honor society recognizing exemplary physician-scientists who contribute to clinical medicine through the pursuit of basic science.

Campus - Apr 7

The distinguished professor in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance will deliver the 129th Faculty Research Lecture The distinguished professor in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance will deliver the 129th Faculty Research Lecture When Susan Leigh Foster gets in front of an audience, she doesn't spend much time standing behind a podium or pointing at slides.

Health - Apr 2

As a demographer — someone who studies how human populations grow and change — UCLA professor of sociology Patrick Heuveline typically spends time each year traveling around the world, talking to people about their hopes for their families and their dreams for the future.

Health - Apr 1

Those participating in the intervention were 70% less likely to have detectable cancer cells after one month of treatment Those participating in the intervention were 70% less likely to have detectable cancer cells after one month of treatment In some cancers, including leukemia in children and adolescents, obesity can negatively affect survival outcomes.

Physics - Mar 31

Glass, rubber and plastics all belong to a class of matter called amorphous solids. And in spite of how common they are in our everyday lives, amorphous solids have long posed a challenge to scientists.

Health - Mar 30

Scientists at UCLA, UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to jointly launch an early phase, first-in-human clinical trial of a CRISPR gene correction therapy in patients with sickle cell disease using the patients' own blood-forming stem cells.




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