Research News

Research News

Eliminating RNA-binding protein improves survival in aggressive leukemia

Thu, 29 Jul 2021
A team led by UCLA scientists found that removing IGF2BP3 selectively targets cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone…. Read more

Research suggests ending eviction moratoriums led to spikes in COVID cases and deaths

Mon, 26 Jul 2021
A UCLA-led study found that coronavirus spread steadily after states’ eviction bans expired in mid-2020…. Read more

More than 1 in 5 Californians did not follow restrictions on group gatherings

Thu, 22 Jul 2021
A report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals how residents responded to COVID-19 guidelines…. Read more

Mental health needs might not be met among California’s Latino and Asian communities

Thu, 22 Jul 2021
A pair of UCLA studies reveal many don’t believe they need help, even if they report having psychological symptoms…. Read more

For a bellwether of progress in LGBTQ rights, look to UCLA’s Williams Institute

Tue, 20 Jul 2021
Scholars are working on new mythbusting research to counter attacks on issues like trans rights…. Read more

RNA modification may protect against liver disease, explain liver fat differences between sexes

Mon, 19 Jul 2021
Research brief: Scientists have identified hundreds of chemical modifications that can alter RNA’s protein-making instructions without affecting the core DNA…. Read more

Climate change definitively linked to increases in extreme rain and snow, UCLA research finds

Mon, 19 Jul 2021
Scientists used machine learning to analyze decades’ worth of weather data from around the world. … Read more

High temperatures increase workers’ injury risk, whether they’re outdoors or inside

Fri, 16 Jul 2021
The trend reflects another consequence of climate change, according to a UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs study…. Read more

UCLA’s ecosystem health report card gives L.A. County a C+

Tue, 13 Jul 2021
The report highlights the need for more biodiversity protections and equitable access to resources…. Read more

Tool helps predict who will respond best to targeted prostate cancer therapy

Fri, 09 Jul 2021
The ‘nomogram’ opens the door to improved personalized treatments, a UCLA-led study shows…. Read more