U Magazine
U Magazine
UCLA Health
 
David Geffen School of Medicine
 
Summer 2015

Summer 2015

 
 Features
A Place to Turn for Help
 
 
 Epilogue
Out of Africa: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Waxman
 
 
 Features
Healing Space
 
 
 Friends
Taste for a Cure Celebrates 20th Anniversary
 
 
 
Great Minds Gala Supports Outstanding Young Researchers
 
 
 Friends
Dedicated to a Cure for Pancreatic Cancer
UCLA Health Forms Partnership with Sound Body Sound Mind Foundation
 
 
 Leadership
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
 
 
 Community
ADAPT Program: Tailored Care to Address Special Needs
 
 
 Conversation
On the Trail of a Gene Mutation
 
 
 Features
Safe Haven
Interior Life
 
 
 Faculty
Balancing Act
Awards/Honors
In Memoriam
 
 
 Alumni
Sky’s the Limit
Postcard from Kenya
A Home-grown Team Battles Melanoma
In His Own Words: Scott Lee, MD ’02
 
 
 Friends
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
Gifts
Awards/Honors: HeartRhythm Honors UCLA Cardiologist
 
 
 Epilogue
Out of Africa
 
 
 Faculty
White Knight