February 19, 9:23 pm
Researchers at the UCLA Center for AIDS Research received $7.7 million to search for a long-term treatment for HIV and AIDS patients.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases donated a five-year grant to fund three projects under the Center for AIDS Research to prevent the HIV from re-emerging and multiplying after a patient stops taking medicine. Read more...
February 19, 9:23 pm
Vina Nguyen’s grandfather died from cancer because of a lack of proper medical care.
“All the doctors did was give him over-the-counter prescriptions,” Nguyen said. “It was only two days before he died that he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.”
Nguyen, a fourth-year human biology and society student, said the lack of accessible healthcare in underprivileged communities in San Diego, where she grew up, was one of the reasons she joined Medical, Education Missions and Outreach, a student-run club at UCLA. Read more...
Photo: (Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)
February 17, 9:09 pm
Firefighters put out a fire in an apartment on Gayley on Saturday.
Fire officials extinguished the fire on the balcony of 415 Gayley Ave. around 8:21 p.m., before it could spread to other parts of the building, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Read more...
Photo: Firefighters extinguished a balcony fire on 415 Gayley Ave. on Saturday evening. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
February 17, 3:17 pm
The Westwood Neighborhood Council requested the city to delay approving an application to create a new neighborhood council at its monthly meeting Thursday.
Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, business owners and homeowners, submitted a subdivision application in December to split up the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Read more...
Photo: Students and other community members spoke about Westwood Forward's plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council during its monthly meeting Thursday. If the proposal is approved, a new council will be formed for UCLA's campus, Westwood Village and the North Village. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)
February 16, 6:45 pm
University police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted and attempted to rob a UCLA student Thursday.
The student was near the corner of Strathmore Drive and Gayley Avenue at about 11:25 p.m. Read more...