Top UCLA news stories of 2019

UCLA began observing its 100th birthday this year and delivered new  advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching. These are some of the top stories from UCLA Newsroom in 2019 — those which made news and engaged the community of Bruins and beyond.UCLA Newsroom will resume publishing on Jan. 2, 2020. For more, be sure toperuse the archives and to followUCLA Newsroom on Twitter. UCLA turns 100UCLA ArchiveUCLA from overhead in the 1930s.Founders of UCLA would marvel at their creationIn just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a respected center of learning, research and health care — and a community pillar with transformational impact in California, the nation and the world.Koreatown school shows how UCLA ’s commitment to access pays offSince opening a decade ago, the Robert F. Kennedy UCLA Community School has greatly increased the college-going rate in largely immigrant Los Angeles neighborhoods.[Not] a century of women ’s sports at UCLAWomen ’s athletics have changed campus culture and the lives of thousands of student-athletes — and created new role models.‘What began as an idea is now one of the greatest institutions in the world’UCLA ’s centennial celebration launched with a light-and-sound show projected on Royce Hall.Professor turns 100 in UCLA ’s 100th yearJohn McNeil retired before most current freshmen were born, but the professor emeritus of education still comes to c...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Journal of Molecular LiquidsAuthor(s): Xianting Xie, Lu Zhang, Wenjuan Zhang, Reza Tayebee, Atefe Hoseininasr, Hamid H. Vatanpour, Zeinab Behjati, Suying Li, Marjan Nasrabadi, Liuyi Liu
Source: Journal of Molecular Liquids - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Chia-Hsiang Yen, Sheng-Tien Li, Nai-Chen Cheng, You-Ren Ji, Jyh-Horng Wang, Tai-Horng Young
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our study results corroborate earlier findings that the CSF tool is of added value to the diagnostic workup in daily clinical practice outside tertiary referral centers. CSF levels can best be used in patients under 66 years of age. Given the limited use of this tool in settings outside research facilities, we recommend that the usefulness of CSF biomarkers is studied in a multicenter study. When in the future CSF levels can be reliably measured in plasma, this may become even more relevant. PMID: 32224618 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Inorganica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Sourav De, S.K. Ashok Kumar
Source: Inorganica Chimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: European Polymer JournalAuthor(s): Himani Kalita, Manoj Patowary
Source: European Polymer Journal - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
Conclusion: CD26 is involved in the pathogenesis of colorectal diseases; sCD26 is diminished in CRC patients suggesting the potential utility of a sCD26 for diagnosis. PMID: 32223519 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry - Category: Biochemistry Tags: J Immunoassay Immunochem Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Francesca Holme, Jose Jeronimo, Francisco Maldonado, Claudia Camel, Manuel Sandoval, Benito Martinez-Granera, Mirna Montenegro, Jacqueline Figueroa, Rose Slavkovsky, Kerry A. Thomson, Silvia de Sanjose, the Scale-Up project team
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Shelton J. Bartley, Vicki Benard, Eric Tai, Tanner Rockwell, Kristy Kenney, Lisa C. Richardson
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
I investigate the relationship between perception of public institutions and tax compliance using a large tax compliance laboratory experiment conducted in Italy and the United States. In the first test, I conduct a simple tax compliance game to uncover th...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news
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