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UCLA faculty experts advisory: genes and autism Research teams from Boston, UCLA, Yale and Johns Hopkins each have independently published studies identifying new genes linked to autism, a complex brain disorder that strikes one in 150 American chi... (10 Jan 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 7 years 34 weeks ago
UCLA Find Yields Further Insight Into Causes of Parkinson's Disease In humans, a dearth of the neurotransmitter dopamine has long been known to play a role in Parkinson's disease. It is also known that mutations in a protein called parkin cause a form of Parkinson's t... (31 Jan 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 31 weeks ago
UCLA hosts conference on successful aging in a high-tech world Oct. 30 While aging affects everyday living in many ways, the latest technological advances in the medical, consumer and lifestyle fields have the potential to help older adults live bette... (8 Sep 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Longevity Center 5 years 51 weeks ago
UCLA hosts major conference on curing brain diseases and disorders Top researchers from UCLA will join fellow neuroscientists, advocates and policymakers at a three-day conference to promote a common cause: Combining the world's best scientific minds with the sharing... (21 May 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 3 years 15 weeks ago
UCLA issues new report on Prop. 36 The effectiveness of Proposition 36, a ballot measure approved by California voters in 2000 that offers treatment instead of incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders is being undermined by inadequa... (14 Oct 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs 6 years 46 weeks ago
UCLA joins international effort to study genetics of schizophrenia in deletion syndrome patients Mark Wheeler, mwheeler@mednet.ucla.edu310-794-2265 UCLA has joined an international consortium to investigate the high rates of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders in those who are... (8 Oct 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 year 47 weeks ago
UCLA Medical Center Rated One of America UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top three American hospitals (13 Jul 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 7 weeks ago
UCLA Medical Center rated one of top three hospitals in the U.S. UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top three American hospitals - and the best hospital in the western United States for the 19th consecutive year - according to a U.S. News & World Report su... (11 Jul 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 7 years 8 weeks ago
UCLA memory fitness program improves memory abilities of oldest adults Who hasn't forgotten someone's name, misplaced their glasses or walked into a room and not remembered why they entered? Normal age-related memory decline affects more than half of all seniors, and tho... (29 Aug 11) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Longevity Center 4 years 1 week ago
UCLA mind-body programs help people de-stress The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative helps campus community deal with stress UCLA Recreation Stretching at Drake Stadium. Americans are overwhelmed. Living in chronic-stress mode — our days running... (10 Jul 15) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 weeks 8 hours ago