Tuesday, October 16

The David Geffen School of Medicine received $10 million to improve the school’s women’s health curriculum and fund a new chair position. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

School of Medicine receives $10M grant to develop women’s health treatment

The David Geffen School of Medicine received $10 million Thursday to expand treatment and education in women’s health care. Iris Cantor, a philanthropist based in New York City and Los Angeles, donated $8 million to improve the medical school’s women’s health curriculum. Read more...

Photo: The David Geffen School of Medicine received $10 million to improve the school’s women’s health curriculum and fund a new chair position. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The David Geffen School of Medicine received $10 million to improve the school’s women’s health curriculum and fund a new chair position. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Pictures of organisms from the flow cytometer. (Courtesy of Ozcan Research Group)

UCLA researchers developing improved device for detecting dangerous algal blooms

At 6:30 a.m., before summer crowds swarm the beach, Aydogan Ozcan and his research team arrive below the Santa Monica Pier. One researcher scoops up ocean water with a jar and inserts two small tubes, allowing the water to steadily flow into a sleek black box that is connected to a laptop. Read more...

Photo: Pictures of organisms from the flow cytometer. (Courtesy of Ozcan Research Group)

Pictures of organisms from the flow cytometer. (Courtesy of Ozcan Research Group)

(Mavis Zeng/Assistant Graphics editor)

LPPI study recommends med school students study underrepresented languages

UCLA researchers investigated the consequences of language mismatch that occurs when physicians and patients cannot speak the same language. Researchers from the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative analyzed California census data in a study released earlier this month to gather evidence and develop policy solutions to address the shortage of Spanish-speaking physicians in California. Read more...

Photo: (Mavis Zeng/Assistant Graphics editor)

(Mavis Zeng/Assistant Graphics editor)






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