IN THE NEWS
- New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis, leprosy
Science Daily - August 19, 2014
The UCLA lab of Marcus A. Horwitz, has created an improved vaccine against tuberculosis that also offers cross-protection against bacterium that causes leprosy.
- PTSD can develop even without memory of the trauma
UCLA Newsroom - August 14, 2014
Recent research by former UCLA post-doc Andrew Poulos (lead author), Psychology professor Michael Fanselow (senior author), and others suggests PTSD can develop without memory of the trauma.
- How ‘jumping genes’ help black truffles adapt to their environment
UCLA Newsroom - August 05, 2014
A recent study carried out by an international team–including senior author, Matteo Pellegrini, UCLA life scientist– reports on the truffle’s unique genetic makeup.
- Scientists suggest new direction for treating depression, schizophrenia, and other mental disorders
UCLA Newsroom - July 17, 2014
In the July 16 issue of Nature, Psychology professor Michelle Craske and her colleagues urge clinicians and neuroscientists to work together to understand and improve psychological treatments.
- Gun violence and mental illness: Study addresses perception vs. reality
UCLA Newsroom - June 12, 2014
UCLA psychologist, Vickie Mays, worked with a team of international scholars to analyze epidemiological studies on gun violence and mental illness, and compared these results to media-fueled public perceptions about the dangerousness of mentally ill individuals.
- Gray wolves may make a comeback in California
KPCC – NPR - June 4, 2014
The gray wolf, hunted to extinction in California nearly 90 years ago, will be listed under the state’s Endangered Species Act. Robert Wayne, professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, says it’s just a matter of time before wolves establish a pack in the Golden State
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