U Magazine
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UCLA Health
David Geffen School of Medicine
Summer 2015

Summer 2015

A Place to Turn for Help
Out of Africa: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Waxman
Healing Space
Taste for a Cure Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Great Minds Gala Supports Outstanding Young Researchers
Dedicated to a Cure for Pancreatic Cancer
UCLA Health Forms Partnership with Sound Body Sound Mind Foundation
United We Stand
 The Cutting Edge
Stories of Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Abnormalities Similar in People with Anorexia and Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Drug That Can Head Off Diabetes Is Rarely Used
Characteristic Patterns of Proteins Found in Brains of Retired NFL Players Who Suffered Concussions
Scientists Patent Method for Finding Microscopic Needle in a Haystack
In Utero Exposure to Extreme Morning Sickness May Harm Offspring
Mental-training Exercises Help Mitigate Effects of “Chemo Brain”
Nanotechnology Platform Shows Promise for Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Blood-based Test for Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease
Electroconvulsive Therapy Changes Key Areas of the Brain That Play Roles in Memory and Emotion
ADAPT Program: Tailored Care to Address Special Needs
On the Trail of a Gene Mutation
Safe Haven
Interior Life
Balancing Act
In Memoriam
Sky’s the Limit
Postcard from Kenya
A Home-grown Team Battles Melanoma
In His Own Words: Scott Lee, MD ’02
New Mobile App Focuses on Tools for Foster Families
Turning Sorrow into Laughter
Memorial Golf Tournament Supports Cancer Research
David and Susan Wilstein Pledge Support for Rehabilitation Services
Chairs of Distinction
Awards/Honors: HeartRhythm Honors UCLA Cardiologist
Out of Africa
White Knight