IN THE NEWS
- UCLA Researchers Announce Gene Therapy Cure for 18 ‘Bubble Baby’ Patients
ABC News - November 18, 2014
A team led UCLA life scientist, Dr. Donald Kohn, developed the breakthrough that cured 18 children who had adenosine deaminase (ADA)-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
- A Unique and Key Protein for Blood Stem Cell Development
Newswise - November 13, 2014
UCLA scientists, led by Dr. Hanna Mikkola, have discovered a unique protein that is integral to the self-renewal of blood stem cells during human development.
- Plants have little wiggle room to survive drought
UCLA Newsroom - November 13, 2014
A new study by Scientists at UCLA and China’s Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden will improve predictions of which plant species will survive the increasingly intense droughts associated with global climate change.
- A New Frog Species in New York City
UCLA Newsroom - October 30, 2014
UCLA conservation biologist Brad Shaffer and other scientists have resolved a nearly 80-year-old mystery surrounding a group of frogs in and around New York City known for their distinctively odd croak.
- ‘Treasure in saliva’ may reveal deadly diseases early enough to treat them, UCLA scientists report
UCLA Newsroom - October 29, 2014
UCLA research could lead to a simple saliva test capable of diagnosing — at an early stage — diabetes and cancer, and perhaps neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases.
- Peter Narins elected president, International Society for Neuroethology
UCLA Newsroom - October 24, 2014
Professor Peter Narins has been elected president of the International Society for Neuroethology, a post he will hold until 2016.
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