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2014-07-30 12:22:40

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Los Angeles West is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods to students and faculty at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent water main break that has caused severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With a U-Box portable moving and self-storage pod, you can conveniently pick up...

2014-07-30 08:33:32

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Urology Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard David has been named Clinical Professor of Urology, Voluntary at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. A nationally known expert in urologic cancers, Dr. David has served on the UCLA clinical faculty for 24 years. He sees patients at his Skyline Urology office in Sherman Oaks. "I have truly valued my time on the UCLA Clinical faculty. I was taught to always put the patient first. I...

2014-07-16 23:13:28

Using NIH PROMIS research, HealClick can match similar patients and track health outcomes. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 HealClick co-founder, Joey Tuan, announced today the exciting and strategic partnership between their website https://www.Healclick.com and the UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). This partnership will allow HealClick the opportunity to use PROMIS (Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) scales to match patients based...

2014-07-15 12:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 Honor Roll. UCLA was ranked No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in both California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The annual rankings, now in their 25th year, are the magazine's most exclusive rankings, recognizing hospitals that excel at treating patients who need an especially high level of...

2014-07-09 08:27:34

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded UCLA a grant that funds a Phase II 90-subject pediatric clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) focused on the treatment of...

2014-07-09 00:20:20

Funding announced today from the Defense agency will go to research teams at the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA to support the development of the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched their Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program. The program will be led by teams at the University of...

2014-06-19 08:25:18

National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded...

2014-06-11 08:30:14

Immunotherapy treatment, which has potential for long-term improvement with mesothelioma patients, is among the most promising breakthroughs over the last year. LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international roster of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) experts came together on Saturday, May 7, in Santa Monica, Calif., to discuss the latest research findings on this rare asbestos-related cancer. The symposium, which was hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Heart, Lung and...

2014-06-03 12:36:41

ImaginAb Expands Portfolio for Immunotherapeutic Drug Development LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc. and the Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have executed a technology licensing agreement relating to novel immune cell-targeting agents for imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET). Inflammation and immune response play a fundamental role in a wide variety of diseases including cancer and autoimmune diseases. Under the agreement,...

2014-05-29 20:22:01

President Obama announces game-changing gift at White House summit on youth and sports LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Steve Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and an Academy Award-winning film producer, has pledged $10 million to the department of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for the BrainSPORT Program, which has been renamed the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. Announced by President Obama today during a...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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