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The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA Great Minds Gala honored Chancellor Gene Block, "Homeland" producers  Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy. Read More

UC Doctors Go On Strike

la-me-ln-uc-strike-20150409-001 Student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California will be open Monday, as striking doctors and dentists from San Diego to Santa Barbara plan a midday rally at the UCLA campus during its annual "Bruin Day" open house. Read More

UC Student Health Doctors To Go On Strike

uc-ucla Doctors at UCLA and UC Irvine student health centers plan to go on strike April 11 and stay off work until April 15 as part of a labor action by physicians at all 10 University of California campuses, the union representing the doctors announced today. Read More

UCLA Ranks In Nation’s Top 10 Medical Schools, Reports 2016 Survey by U.S. News & World Report

Dr.  John C. Mazziotta UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine anked No. 7 among 57 accredited U.S. medical schools, according to "U.S. News & World Report'"s 2016 survey of the best medical schools for primary care in the U.S.  UCLA also received high marks in clinical specialty training programs, ranking No. 3 in geriatrics and No. 8 in AIDS.  In the publication’s rating of the best medical schools for research, UCLA ranked No. 13, based largely on funding from the National Institutes of Health. Read More

CHLA Commits $50 Million To Expand Center For Personalized Medicine

Alexander R. Judkins, MD Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will make an institutional commitment of $50 million to expand its Center for Personalized Medicine. The investment, hospital officicals say, in leading-edge research and innovation will help unlock the human genome’s potential with the goal of making diagnoses more effective, therapies more targeted and health care more personalized for children. Read More