Items Tagged ‘neuroscience’

Are You Stroke Savvy?

December 12, 2019

Are You Stroke Savvy?

By adinielli adinielli

“We’re looking at people’s risk for stroke and heart attack by doing a basic quiz,” explains Pamela Nye, the stroke coordinator and clinical nurse specialist for neuroscience at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Pamela is volunteering at the Santa Monica Health Fair. “I’m checking heart rates, and we’re doing atrial fibrillation checks. So far, I’ve […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, featured, heart attack, heart rates, irregular heart rates, neuroscience, Santa Monica Health Fair, stroke, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


300 LAUSD students visit UCLA for Brain Awareness Week

March 16, 2018

300 LAUSD students visit UCLA for Brain Awareness Week

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

No doubt about it: Brains are cool. Just ask the 300 local K-12 students who visited the 10th UCLA Brain Awareness Week at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. They got a close-up look at a real human brain — as well as the brains of mice, sheep and cats – and no […]

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Tags: brain, education, neuroscience, UCLA Brain Research Institute