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Research News

‘Forgiveness messaging’ increases locals’ willingness to let Boko Haram rebels return home

Sat, 16 Oct 2021
The words of Nigerian religious leaders can have a positive impact on reintegration and reconciliation, a study by UCLA researchers… Read more

A decade after gene therapy, children born with deadly immune disorder remain healthy

Fri, 15 Oct 2021
Researchers report that all nine patients who were successfully treated for ADA-SCID in a UCLA clinical trial from 2009 to… Read more

UCLA Library to present more than two dozen public programs for fall 2021

Thu, 14 Oct 2021
Events will range from research and data workshops to lectures and screenings…. Read more

California Latinos’ use of emergency medical services increased disproportionately during pandemic

Thu, 14 Oct 2021
A study by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative identifies need for better cultural literacy among service providers…. Read more

A visit from a social robot improves hospitalized children’s outlook

Fri, 08 Oct 2021
Ninety percent of parents who had a visit with Robin indicated they were “extremely likely” to request another visit…. Read more

Concussions and kids: Project co-led by UCLA gets $10 million grant from NIH

Thu, 07 Oct 2021
CARE4Kids, a nationwide study by a consortium of academic medical centers, aims to identify biomarkers that predict delayed recovery in… Read more

UCLA study maps major circuit in the mouse brain

Wed, 06 Oct 2021
The findings could help scientists pinpoint targets for treating Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases…. Read more

$6.2 million NIH grant to support UCLA study of how COVID-19 causes multiple organ failure

Tue, 05 Oct 2021
“We need to figure out how this is happening in order to develop treatments to stop it,” said UCLA’s Arjun… Read more

mRNA COVID vaccines highly effective at preventing symptomatic infection in health workers

Tue, 05 Oct 2021
The study, co-led by UCLA scientists, evaluated nearly 5,000 people at 33 academic medical centers. … Read more

Black patients’ Lyme disease often diagnosed late, possibly due to missed signs

Fri, 01 Oct 2021
Research brief: A UCLA study suggests that many doctors may not have the training to properly recognize how the disease… Read more