Two UCLA alumni were selected for yearlong appointments as 2021-2022 White House fellows.
The White House Fellows program was created in 1964 to bring professionals from various disciplines and careers to Washington to work alongside government officials to learn about federal leadership and policymaking.
This post was updated July 28 at 9:45 a.m.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti accepted his nomination to be the next ambassador to India.
President Joe Biden nominated Garcetti to the office July 9.
TV depictions of cancer lack representation of nonwhite actors playing both patients and health care providers, according to UCLA’s June 17 study.
Shows analyzed in the study mainly dealt with treatment and coping rather than preventative strategies, said Grace Kim, the author of the study and research analyst at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in an emailed statement.
UCLA researchers published a new study in May on how a life-threatening lung disorder affects patients’ cells.
Cystic fibrosis is a genetically inherited disease that causes a buildup of mucus in the lungs and makes it harder to breathe over time, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
A UCLA-led research team developed a potential treatment for a rare, life-threatening immune disease in children using genetically modified stem cells.
Children with adenosine deaminase deficiency, which often causes severe combined immunodeficiency, are born without a functional immune system.
In response to Israeli violence and forced evictions of Palestinians in Palestinian territories, protesters joined the Resistance Until Liberation movement to call for support of Palestinians.
This post was updated May 23 at 5:46 p.m.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Tuesday afternoon in front of the Israeli consulate building, protesting Israeli attacks and forced evictions against Palestinians.
Steven Wallace, UCLA researcher and professor, left his legacy through his work in community advocacy for first-generation students of color, immigrant policy and aging in diverse communities.
Researchers at UCLA found that women with higher percentages of body fat are less susceptible to adverse outcomes from heart disease.
Researchers previously believed that only men and women with low body fat and high muscle mass are less vulnerable to death from heart disease, despite overall body muscle mass.
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