David Geffen School of Medicine

  Despite its dry, temperate climate, California had more mosquito-borne infections than any U.S. state from 2004 to 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The California numbers are primarily attributable [...]

By Enrique Rivero • July 2, 2018

“I always say Pride is my favorite holiday,” says Cathlin Rood, a clinical researcher in hematology and oncology at UCLA Health. “Pride celebrates everything that is good about humanity. When I got the email that UCLA was going to march in the parade, I immediately responded. Knowing that my workplace [...]

By uclahealth • June 14, 2018

“We volunteered at the Pride fair last night and handed out a lot of swag at the UCLA Health booth,” says Dr. Natalia Ramos, pictured right, a child psychiatrist within the UCLA Department of Child Psychiatry. Liz Ollen, pictured left, a child psychology doctoral student adds, “We’re really excited [...]

By uclahealth • June 14, 2018

As a board member for Bruin Beans Health Club (BBHC), the Kidney Health Fair at the beach served as our main outreach event for the 2017-2018 school year. Months prior to this event, members of BBHC worked closely with Dr. Anjay Rastogi’s research office as well as the CORE Kidney [...]

By heatherdawn • June 13, 2018

Family and professional caregivers are key to ensuring that people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia live safely, comfortably and with dignity. Given the nation’s rapidly aging population, more people in the coming years will develop Alzheimer’s and dementia with the memory loss, agitation, behavior changes [...]

By Enrique Rivero • June 6, 2018

Our lovely OB residents Kim Dessources (R4) and Julie Hein (R3) have been amazing partners of our OB team. Kim has had many tough cases and situations which she has led the team, as chief, through. Julie just coming back from having a baby and jumping in with both feet [...]

By JL00 • March 28, 2018

Thank you to our amazing daughter, Jenny, PhD (soon to be MD in June) for being such an awesome daughter & Doctor. She's done cancer research to help others & soon to be a head & neck surgeon (ENT). She always puts others first & is so dedicated to her [...]

By Margie62 • March 27, 2018

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 [...]

By Leigh Hopper • March 16, 2018

Sipping a mug of piping hot tea on a cold day doesn’t just warm you up—it may also protect your vision. That’s the good news from a new UCLA study, which found a daily cup of hot tea may reduce your risk by up to 74 percent of developing glaucoma, [...]

By Elaine Schmidt • December 20, 2017

Initially it was quite a shock that I had any kind of thyroid cancer, however the journey has been a challenge, not an ordeal. Along the way I’ve been nurtured, doctored by some wonderful people. I would say to any, if you feel a lump, don’t put it off, address [...]

By G1951 • November 29, 2017