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New Book For Parents More Than Hope: For Young Children on the Autism Spectrum - July 2012 (9 Oct 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Early Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program 1 year 42 weeks ago
Breast cancer and depression: UCLA gets $5M to study why survivors are at such high risk UCLA researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for a study aimed at developing a risk profile for breast cancer survivors likely to suffer from depression. The pr... (6 Nov 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 38 weeks ago
Healthy Campus Initiative takes shape, thanks to innovative UCLA-wide effort UCLA has launched an integrated, campus-wide effort to promote healthy lifestyle choices and develop best practices that may help other communities seeking to do the same.   The UCLA Healthy Camp... (24 Jan 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 26 weeks ago
UCLA study suggests link between untreated depression, response to shingles vaccine Can an individual's state of mind effect how well a vaccine may work? In the case of seniors and shingles, the answer is yes.   Reporting in the current online edition of the journal Clinica... (19 Feb 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 23 weeks ago
Conference Room Requests (AY 2014-15) Conference rooms requests for Semel courses offered next academic year are now being accepted (options are limited due to various construction projects winding down).  Please return to Janice Eph... (18 Mar 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Education 1 year 19 weeks ago
UCLA brain-imaging tool and stroke risk test help identify cognitive decline early UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke risk assessment to identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.  The connection... (3 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 16 weeks ago
Autism in black and white: NIH grant helps scientist study disorder in African Americans The National Institutes of Health has awarded Dr. Daniel Geschwind, director of the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, a five-year, $10 million grant to continue his research on the g... (8 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 16 weeks ago
Mind Well Week begins Monday, April 22! Mind Well Week begins Monday, April 22!Monday April 22 – Sunday, April 28; at variable locations and times See below for additional information and the flyer attached for all Mind Well Week... (22 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 14 weeks ago
UCLA receives major federal contract to study potential new autism drugs UCLA has been awarded a $9 million contract by the National Institute of Mental Health for an ambitious effort to rapidly study promising new drugs that may help restore normal development and brain f... (23 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 14 weeks ago
Do you obsess over your appearance? Your brain might be wired abnormally Body dysmorphic disorder is a disabling but often misunderstood psychiatric condition in which people perceive themselves to be disfigured and ugly, even though they look normal to others. New researc... (29 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 13 weeks ago