February 14, 2018
By Leigh Hopper
Sally Blower, a professor in the department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA’s Semel Institute, has devoted her career to understanding how infectious diseases such as HIV, syphilis, genital herpes, tuberculosis and leprosy spread. But instead of donning a white coat and examining patients, Blower uses her skills as a biomathematician and evolutionary biologist […]
November 29, 2017
Last year in March, I received a call from the school nurse. Saying “C” is alright but I wanted to call because today in class he said he blacked out, didn’t know what was going on.
February 26, 2016
Measles is a highly contagious viral respiratory infection that is spread when someone comes in direct contact with infected droplets through the air, says James Cherry, MD, UCLA pediatric infectious diseases physician. The first symptoms of measles are similar to other illnesses, which start with high fever, coughing and red, watery eyes for about […]