University of California Los Angeles
University of California Los Angeles
Dr. Zhijian (James) Chen of the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas will be the 2019 recipient of the Switzer Prize, awarded by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Chen has performed groundbreaking work on the mechanisms underlying the cellular response to infection.
Terence Blanchard, a six-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter, composer and music educator who in 2019 received an Oscar nomination for best original score for Spike Lee's “BlacKkKlansman,” has been named the first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Each year, 1 million men in the U.S. undergo biopsies to determine whether they have prostate cancer. The biopsy procedure traditionally has been guided by ultrasound imaging, but this method cannot clearly display the location of tumors in the prostate gland.
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was one of the most quickly ratified human rights treaties in history. Globally, according to the United Nations, approximately 4 billion people are affected by disability policy, including 1 billion with disabilities, 1 billion who are aging and at high risk of developing a disability, and 2 billion close family members and caregivers.
Growing up in Dubai with a father who worked at a TV station, Hanadi Elyan caught the filmmaking bug early. “I had a lot of access to cameras and equipment,” recalled Elyan, who will graduate with a master's in directing from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television June 14.
UCLA Health is a leader in providing equitable and inclusive health care to LGBTQ patients and families, according to an analysis from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. UCLA Health's designation as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader will be included in the foundation's annual Healthcare Equality Index, which is scheduled for a July release.
A new technique developed by researchers from the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA has allowed them to become the first scientists to clearly see the intricate machinery responsible for compressing DNA into the small interior shell, or capsid, of herpes simplex virus type 1, or HSV-1, the virus responsible for causing cold sores.
FINDINGS. Peptides that mimic the function of HDL cholesterol, which has been dubbed “good cholesterol,” can treat the underlying inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, according to new research in mice.
To the Campus Community: Our university's first and highest obligation is to the communities we serve. And so, it is with a profound sense of sadness that we report distressing information. Dr. James Heaps, a physician formerly employed by UCLA, has been charged with sexual battery in connection with his medical practice and today surrendered to law enforcement.
A UCLA-led research team has developed a faster and more accurate way to determine where the many bacteria that live in, and on, humans come from. Broadly, the tool can deduce the origins of any microbiome, a localized and diverse community of microscopic organisms.
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