On December 28, 1981, two days before his 71st birthday, gynecologic surgeon Howard Jones wrote a news release he
Much of what science knows about the human brain has come through deduction.
Aging nuclear reactors often struggle to stay on line, a fact that’s just as true for small research reactors as it is for massive power p
Druing the late 1990s, Linda Griffith was working in the laboratory of Joseph Vacanti, a pioneer in the field of t
Using breath to divine the inner workings of the human body is a practice as ancient as Hippocrates, who described
Eppie Lederer and Pauline Phillips were one of the most famous pairs of identical twins in the United States during the 20th century.
Xiaowei Zhuang couldn’t believe what she was seeing.
The need for new therapies for Alzheimer disease (AD) is urgent: Approximately 5.3 million Americans suffer from AD, and that number is pr
Mapping biochemical information in the brain has the potential to unlock the biochemical processes involved in neuropsychiatric disorders,
The challenge posed by Alzheimer disease (AD) is stark: If no means of preventing or delaying AD is identified, the number of Americans su
Nearly every major hospital or cancer treatment practice performs specific genomic testing on every cancer patient’s tumor sample — such a
The scientists and physicians invited to the April 12, 1955, meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to hear the results of the
One of my favorite expressions is: “Every day I work in healthcare, and then I go home and live in the 21st century.” It is an exaggerati
TomoTherapy is used at UCLA to treat a wide variety of cancers, but is particularly well suited for challenging cases involving large areas, or when the dose needs to be specially shaped to conform to the patient’s anatomy.
A man rushes into the emergency room (ER) with a critical neurological emergency: He seems to be having a stroke.
A study by researchers at UCLA and in Japan suggests a way to predict when a woman will have her final menstrual period.
UCLA physicians cure a patient with a rare disorder of the ear.
UCLA’s lung-transplant team became the first in the country to successfully perform a “breathing-lung” transplant, using the experimental organ-preservation device.
UCLA researchers have isolated a new population of primitive, stress-resistant human pluripotent stem cells that are easily derived from f
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was the world’s first hospital to introduce a remote-presence robot into its neurological intensive-care