Tuesday, October 15



Students lament misuse of bodies

From the first day of gross anatomy lab, UCLA medical students are taught to respect the cadavers they are about to dissect. The March 7 arrest of Henry Reid, the director of UCLA’s Willed Body Program, for the alleged selling of donated body parts, has upset many medical students in its contradiction to the principles they are taught. Read more...



A marathon process: running on new lungs

Ted Ball was once unable to cross the street without running out of breath. But this Saturday, the 61-year-old will tackle the Los Angeles Marathon. The 26.2-mile course has been on his mind since he received a double lung transplant at the UCLA Medical Center in May 2002. Read more...


Briefs

Symposium to discuss prematurity The UCLA March of Dimes Collegiate Council will host a Prematurity Awareness/Health Symposium on Thursday. A panel of UCLA neonatologists and OB/GYN will discuss issues of premature birth, genetic counseling and birth defects. Read more...




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