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Fall 2017

Fall 2017

 
 The Cutting Edge
Implantable Medical Device Draws Energy Directly from Human Body
 
 
 Alumni
Memory Lane
 
 
 Leadership
A New Era in Biomedical Education
 
 
 Friends
David Geffen, UCLA Leaders Dedicate Geffen Hall
 
 
 The Cutting Edge
Study Illustrates Axon Growth in Developing Nervous System
Conscious Sedation a Safe Alternative for Heart-valve Procedure
How Advanced Melanoma Resists Immunotherapy
Scientists Identify Brain Cells Involved in Pavlovian Response
Promising Finding for Children after Brain Injury
 
 
 Friends
Mattel, Inc. Commits $50 million to UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
UCLA Stein Eye Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Reopening of Jules Stein Building
Semel Institute Introduces the 2016-2017 Max Gray Fellows
Stars Step Out for Cancer Research at Taste for a Cure
Lunch with the Scientists Highlights Women’s Research and Philanthropy
 
 
 The Cutting Edge
Minimally Invasive Procedure Puts End to Boy’s Rare Form of Seizures
 
 
 Features
The Nuture Rx
 
 
 Friends
UCLA Women & Philanthropy Hosts Heart Health Seminar
Heart Heroes
Cam and Peter Starrett Establish a Term Chair in Urology
 
 
 Faculty
In Memoriam
 
 
 Friends
Friends Gather to Support Mental Health
 
 
 The Cutting Edge
Harnessing the Immune System to Control Disease
Gut-Brain Association in People with IBS
 
 
 Friends
Kaleidoscope 5 Sheds Light on Pediatric Research
 
 
 Epilogue
My Left Hand
 
 
 Conversation
Vision Quest
 
 
 Community
Healing Body, Mind and Spirit
 
 
 Features
Home Improvement
 
 
 Friends
Tour De Pier Breaks Its Fundraising Record for Cancer Research
 
 
 Faculty
Awards/Honors
 
 
 The Cutting Edge
Combination Therapy Could Provide New Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
 
 
 Faculty
Promise Keeper
 
 
 Friends
Longtime UCLA Supporter Honors Wife’s Memory
Generations Join Together to Defeat Cancer
A Life Dedicated to Pediatric Ophthalmology
Community Conversations Open the Dialogue about Mental Health
Gifts
In Memoriam
 
 
 Faculty
Awards/Honors
In Memoriam