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David Geffen School of Medicine
 
Fall 2016

Fall 2016

 
 The Cutting Edge
A Humble Leader
 
 
 Community
Eye on the Future
 
 
 Faculty
Heart to Heart
 
 
 Friends
Kaleidoscopic Circus Celebration Raises Money for Children’s Research
Who Cares About the Next Generation
Medical School Alumni Reunite and Tour Geffen Hall
 
 
 Epilogue
ACT III
 
 
 Leadership
Brave New World
 
 
 The Cutting Edge
Impaired Decision-making May Contribute to Parkinson’s Motor Symptoms
Biomarkers Could Give Cancer Patients Better Survival Estimates
UCLA Researchers Grow 3D Lung-in-a-dish
UCLA Scientists Advance Cancer-screening Technology to Personalize Treatment
Heart-failure Therapy Could Reduce Deaths
Fructose Alters Brain Genes, Can Lead to Disease
New Method to Study Mitochondrial DNA Diseases
Potential Treatment Breakthrough for Advanced Brain Cancer
UCLA, Danish Researchers Explain How Eliminating HIV Is Possible
 
 
 Conversation
The Collaborator
 
 
 Faculty
Awards & Honors
In Memoriam
 
 
 Features
Lonely Planet
Bridging the Cultural Divide
 
 
 Alumni
The Long Road from California to the CDC
Like Father, Like Son
 
 
 Friends
Generous Philanthropic Gift Will Name the UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases
Cancer Moonshot Summit Aspires to Eclipse Cancer
Cancer Crusader Establishes Women’s Cancer-research Fund
Longtime UCLA Benefactor Expands Commitment to Alzheimer’s Care
Symposium on Teen Self-image
Heart Talk: Women’s Heart Health Program Reaches Out to the Community
UCLA Medical Center Boards Welcome New Leadership
Gifts