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David Geffen School of Medicine
Fall 2017

Fall 2017

David Geffen, UCLA Leaders Dedicate Geffen Hall
Friends Gather to Support Mental Health
My Left Hand
A New Era in Biomedical Education
 The Cutting Edge
Minimally Invasive Procedure Puts End to Boy’s Rare Form of Seizures
Implantable Medical Device Draws Energy Directly from Human Body
Study Illustrates Axon Growth in Developing Nervous System
Harnessing the Immune System to Control Disease
Gut-Brain Association in People with IBS
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
Combination Therapy Could Provide New Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
Vision Quest
Healing Body, Mind and Spirit
Home Improvement
The Nuture Rx
Promise Keeper
Memory Lane
Mattel, Inc. Commits $50 million to UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
UCLA Stein Eye Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Reopening of Jules Stein Building
Kaleidoscope 5 Sheds Light on Pediatric Research
Tour De Pier Breaks Its Fundraising Record for Cancer Research
Longtime UCLA Supporter Honors Wife’s Memory
Generations Join Together to Defeat Cancer
A Life Dedicated to Pediatric Ophthalmology
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
UCLA Women & Philanthropy Hosts Heart Health Seminar
Heart Heroes
Cam and Peter Starrett Establish a Term Chair in Urology
Community Conversations Open the Dialogue about Mental Health
In Memoriam
In Memoriam
In Memoriam