Innovation

This normally uncommon type of immune system cell can safely and effectively destroy SARS-CoV-2

By uclahealth • April 11, 2022

Variants, vaccines, artificial kidney topped the list

By uclahealth • December 28, 2021

A new UCLA study points the way to more accurate predictions of pregnancy complications, such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia, before symptoms arise

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • November 25, 2020

Medical Personnel Brace For Increase in Covid-19 Patients

By Elaine Schmidt • April 13, 2020

“I hope that the staff or nurses who have put their poster presentations together understand the importance of their work and how they are contributing to making UCLA Health world-class,” reflects Karen Grimley, PhD, MBA, RN, FACHE, chief nursing executive for UCLA Health. “The 18th annual UCLA Nursing Research & [...]

By uclahealth • December 12, 2019

With the easy-to-use UCLA Mindfulness app, you can practice mindful meditation anywhere, anytime, with guidance from the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Scientific research shows mindfulness can help manage stress-related physical conditions, reduce anxiety and depression, cultivate positive emotions and help improve overall physical health and well-being. Mindfulness is the practice of training the mind to [...]

By UCLA50Plus • December 11, 2019

The new UCLA Health app puts information at the fingertips of users. Similar to the website, users can search for a primary care specialist, locate a clinic or hospital or browse health education materials. The app is available for both IOS and Android and can be downloaded in the Apple [...]

By uclahealth • December 3, 2019

“I saw this program as an opportunity to try to make some impactful changes in healthcare,” says Dr. Stephen Speicher, a pediatric hematology-oncology fellow at UCLA Health participating in the new UCLA Biodesign Program. “I grew up with a brother with specials needs, so I grew up on the patient [...]

By uclahealth • September 24, 2019

“The Biodesign Program kicks off with an intensive 10-day boot camp dedicated to fundamentals of the innovation process,” states Jennifer McCaney, who serves as assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and program director of the Biodesign Program. “Over the next year, the trainees will apply [...]

By uclahealth • September 17, 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. Everyone is very smart and I’m excited." "One of the goals for this [...]

By uclahealth • September 5, 2019