Chronic wounds are a problem in the United States, said Philip Scumpia, an assistant professor of dermatology at UCLA.
Millions of chronic wounds do not heal properly each year, costing the health care system billions of dollars annually, he said.
UCLA researchers have developed an imaging technology that could help surgeons perform surgeries safer and more accurately.
A new imaging process, published in Nature Chemistry in October, could allow for better real-time image-guided surgery, said Oliver Bruns, a researcher from Helmholtz Zentrum München in Germany who helped develop the technology.
The COVID-19 pandemic and UCLA’s subsequent shift to remote learning has affected how some international students have approached their education. In light of International Education Week 2020, here are four stories that highlight some of the challenges international students have had to deal with during fall quarter.
This post was updated Nov. 13 at 11:16 p.m. to address a transcription error in Bakur Madini’s quote.
The COVID-19 pandemic and UCLA’s subsequent shift to remote learning has affected how some international students have approached their education.
UCLA plans to give students access to additional learning software and contact tracing tools, university administrators said at a virtual event Wednesday.
A large-scale return to campus will not be possible until a COVID-19 vaccine is available and widely deployed, said Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck at the COVID-19 Response & Recovery Task Force Staff Town Hall.
The development of a successful vaccine for COVID-19 depends on public trust and participation from underserved communities in vaccine trials, a panel of UCLA health professionals said.
UCLA received an emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration last week to conduct a fast and cheap COVID-19 test.
The new test, called SwabSeq, can return results in 12 to 24 hours, said Sri Kosuri, an associate chemistry and biochemistry professor who helped develop the technology.
Some respirators can be effectively decontaminated of the coronavirus and reused, which could help doctors when protective equipment supplies run low, UCLA researchers found.
When using vaporized hydrogen peroxide for 10 minutes, the researchers found no traces of SARS-CoV-2 on N95 respirators, said Amandine Gamble, a postdoctoral researcher at UCLA and a co-author of a study published in September in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal.
COVID-19 has brought about an unexpected change to the college experience. UCLA transfer students describe their transferring experiences to Zoom university – with helpful advice on finding resources, getting housing, creating a community and more.
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