Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Rando on receiving the prestigious NOMIS Foundation award to lead the project entitled "Stem Cell Quiescence: A Microcosm of Evolutionary Survival Mechanisms!"
Congratulations to Dr. Tim Chang and his team for being awarded a grant from the California Department of Public Health. The grant is titled: “Assessment of Dementia Screening Toolkit for Primary Care in Diverse Populations”.
Researchers including Dr. Perry Shieh conducted SPR1NT, a Phase III clinical trial, to investigate the efficacy of a gene therapy called onasemnogene abeparvovec for children with SMN1 mutations.
Drs. PhiOanh Leia Nghiemphu, Albert Lai, and Timothy Cloughesy discuss the utility of amine-weighted chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) MRI in understanding brain tumors.
Congratulations to Dr. Harry Vinters on being awarded the 2021-2022 UCLA Carole E. Goldberg Emeriti Service Award for exemplary service to the academic enterprise!
Congratulations to Dr. Varghese John on receiving the Oskar Fisher Prize! The Drug Discovery Lab's paper, "ApoE4-Targeted therapeutics to Prevent the Onset & Progression of Alzheimer's disease," was one of ten submissions from labs worldwide selected to win the prize.
This UCLA Health feature on a study led by Dr. Andrew Charles and the UCLA Goldberg Migraine Program explains the link between sleep and migraine and how it can inform new therapies for migraine and other brain disorders.
Dr. Jeff Bronstein was quoted in a HealthCentral article on improving quality of life for your loved one with Parkinson’s-related psychosis.
In patients experiencing stroke, does a combined treatment of endovascular thrombectomy with alteplase result in better outcomes than using EVT alone?
Dr. Jeffrey Saver tests this question in this recent study.
An immune suppressor called PD-L1 is upregulated in brain cancer. Dr. Timothy Cloughesy evaluated a blockade of PD-L1 in patients with glioblastoma and investigated potential biomarkers.