Friday, February 23

The IOP program at UCLA, led by Dr. Lindsey Bergman and Dr. Michelle Rozenman, helps child patients with severe obsessive compulsive disorder. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA’s Intensive Outpatient Program helps patients overcome severe OCD

One of Lindsey Bergman’s patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder was afraid of black cats because he felt they were associated with bad luck. After participating in research-based therapy at UCLA’s Intensive Outpatient Program, the patient was able to pet a black cat. Read more...

Photo: The IOP program at UCLA, led by Dr. Lindsey Bergman and Dr. Michelle Rozenman, helps child patients with severe obsessive compulsive disorder. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The IOP program at UCLA, led by Dr. Lindsey Bergman and Dr. Michelle Rozenman, helps child patients with severe obsessive compulsive disorder. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Chancellor Gene Block announced the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, an initiative to change the perception and treatment of mental illness and provide free mental health screenings to incoming freshmen and transfer students. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA to offer free mental health screening services to new students

UCLA will now be offering free mental health screenings to all incoming freshmen and transfer students, Chancellor Gene Block announced Thursday. In a speech at the One Mind Initiative at Work summit, a conference on mental health and wellness, Block said that students who choose to participate in the screenings will be examined for various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety and suicidal tendencies. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block announced the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, an initiative to change the perception and treatment of mental illness and provide free mental health screenings to incoming freshmen and transfer students. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chancellor Gene Block announced the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, an initiative to change the perception and treatment of mental illness and provide free mental health screenings to incoming freshmen and transfer students. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of five University of California cancer research centers that have come together to form the UC Cancer Consortium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UC cancer research facilities coordinate to form UC Cancer Consortium

The University of California’s five cancer research centers will be coordinating their efforts to treat and research the disease. UC President Janet Napolitano and John Stobo, executive vice president of UC Health, announced Monday that cancer research institutions at UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco have come together to form the UC Cancer Consortium. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of five University of California cancer research centers that have come together to form the UC Cancer Consortium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of five University of California cancer research centers that have come together to form the UC Cancer Consortium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Kevin Njabo, an assistant adjunt professor in environmental health sciences, helped establish a research institute in Cameroon jointly led by UCLA and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA assistant adjunct professor partners with Congo Basin Institute

Kevin Njabo left Cameroon 15 years ago to pursue teaching and research in environmental science at UCLA. Njabo, an assistant adjunct professor of environmental health sciences, helped establish UCLA’s partnership with the Congo Basin Institute, in which he serves as the Africa director of the Center for Tropical Research. Read more...

Photo: Kevin Njabo, an assistant adjunt professor in environmental health sciences, helped establish a research institute in Cameroon jointly led by UCLA and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Kevin Njabo, an assistant adjunt professor in environmental health sciences, helped establish a research institute in Cameroon jointly led by UCLA and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New grad student program seeks to study sustainability in urban areas

UCLA is creating a program for graduate students to research how to sustainably use food, water and energy in urban areas. The interdisciplinary program, which UCLA will develop for the next five years with a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, will teach graduate students in research, education and communication how to obtain and transport food, water and energy resources for growing urban populations. Read more...

Photo: UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA is creating a new program for graduate students to research urban resources and create experiments for high school students at the California NanoSystems Institute. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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