Saturday, October 19

Briefs

UCLA professors named in list of “˜visionaries’ UCLA chemistry professor James R. Heath and neuroscientist Gary W. Small were named by Scientific American magazine as one of the “Scientific American 50″ visionaries in the world of research. Read more...



Young builds bodies, character

53-year-old Renee Young has taken a drink from the fountain of youth. At her age, when most people are thinking of retiring, Young is working as a physical therapist at the UCLA Medical Center, helping to improve patients’ lives. Read more...


Briefs

UCLA Receives American Heart Association Award The UCLA Medical Center received its second straight Get With the Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes the medical center’s new standard for cardiac care which improves treatment for patients with coronary artery disease. Read more...


UCLA researchers test new cancer model

UCLA researchers may soon be able to coax human genes into stopping a cancer before it starts. Scientists at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center have created a genetically engineered breed of mice which they can now use to test drugs to combat three common types of lymphoma. Read more...



Report gives consumers low grade on water reuse

The water drinkers of Southern California haven’t quite been making the grade. The UCLA Institute of the Environment recently published its fifth annual Southern California Environmental Report Card, which discusses water treatment and recycling, along with three other local environmental issues of concern. Read more...



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