UCLA researchers were awarded $6 million in grants for pancreatic cancer therapy research. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)
UCLA researchers were awarded two grants totaling $6 million to further pancreatic cancer therapy research.
The National Institutes of Health gave the grants to two research projects at UCLA that investigate the possible side effects and efficacy of promising pancreatic cancer drugs in February.
This post was updated April 13 at 3:28 p.m.
California and Los Angeles County have paused the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with a recommendation from federal health agencies following rare reports of people having severe blood clots after receiving the vaccine.
UCLA is planning to commission an independent third-party review of the events that led to the LAPD using the UCLA-leased Jackie Robinson Stadium to detain protesters during the George Floyd protests in June, administrators announced Friday.
UCLA researchers developed an artificial intelligence model that allows them to analyze the appearance of a cell and determine its protein content without killing the cell.
This post was updated April 5 at 6:39 p.m.
People experiencing homelessness are at an increased risk of dying because of COVID-19, UCLA researchers found.
In the United States, people experiencing homelessness are 30% more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population regardless of age, according to a March UCLA-led preliminary report.
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.
This post was updated March 30 at 8:32 p.m.
Los Angeles County qualified for a less-restrictive tier of the state’s reopening plan Tuesday, and will allow more businesses to reopen and reduce restrictions on indoor capacity limits starting Monday, state officials announced.
More than 200 individuals experiencing homelessness were displaced at Echo Park Lake, leading to protests attended by the UCLA community starting Wednesday.
Protests on Wednesday and Thursday led to clashes between 400 police officers and around 200 demonstrators – LAPD declared the assembly unlawful on both nights and arrested 182 individuals, including three members of the media.
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