research

An-Chieh Feng, a native of Taiwan, used Batman to explain complex principles of DNA

By uclahealth • June 1, 2021

Computational geneticist developed a blood test that could detect how fast muscle cells are dying, potentially aiding diagnosis

By uclahealth • May 11, 2021

New UCLA Health study unveils blood test that can measure cumulative exposure over a lifetime

By uclahealth • April 15, 2021

‘It is a recognition of the scholarly environment and infrastructure we have built to enable and foster outstanding scientific research,’ says David Geffen School of Medicine Dean Kelsey Martin

By Sandy Cohen • March 22, 2021

Research was led by UCLA Health's Dr. Leonid Kruglyak.

By uclahealth • February 24, 2021

UCLA Health’s Dr. Ira Kurtz and collaborators are nearing the finish line in development of the groundbreaking device

By uclahealth • January 29, 2021

UCLA Health needs volunteers for large trial investigating ways to reduce coronavirus hospitalizations and speed recovery

By Sandy Cohen • December 28, 2020

Specialists at UCLA Health have developed a system that allows for a quicker, more accurate diagnosis

By uclahealth • December 6, 2020

Researchers have developed a breakthrough in cancer treatment known as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. This promising form of immunotherapy attacks cancerous cells in the body. In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first CAR T-cell treatments for patients with specific types of leukemia and lymphoma.

What is CAR T-cell therapy?

Immunotherapy [...]

By uclahealth • October 7, 2019

“My research has been on wearable robotics for rehabilitation or assistance,” muses Gil Hernstadt, an engineer in the new UCLA BioDesign Program. “This is the third or fourth day of the boot camp and this group is great. [...]

By uclahealth • September 5, 2019