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2013-11-12 23:23:14

Other honorees include SmartestK12 as “Most Promising Startup Company,” Chair Emeritus of the UCLA VC Fund Josh Green, and the inaugural UCLA VC Fund Summer Fellows. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The UCLA Venture Capital Fund announced today that Keith Leonard, president and CEO of KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KYTH), has been presented with the 2013 UCLA Venture Capital Fund Entrepreneurial Achievement Award for his outstanding success as a UCLA-affiliated...

2013-11-07 23:22:02

Hundley Supports Sister Paris and Her Battle with Epilepsy By Teaming Up to Raise Funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Los Angeles (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 UCLA starting quarterback Brett Hundley calls on fans to join Team Hundley and the Walk to End Epilepsy at the Rose Bowl on November 17th. The all-star QB is mounting his own fundraising and awareness campaign with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, an organization that supports the 160,000 families...

2013-10-31 23:19:50

An Endeavour Astronaut, an Oscar winner, a legendary aviator and other celebrities welcome the CEO of UCLA Hospital System, David Feinberg, MD, MBA, as he joins the Gala Host Committee for the Endeavor Awards celebrating Public Benefit Aviation and benefiting Angel Flight West. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 “Recipients of the 1st Annual Endeavor Awards will include the true heroes of flying, both individuals and organizations, who have demonstrated their commitment...

UCLA Biologists Uncover The Secrets Involved In Leaf Size, Shape
2013-10-31 14:36:02

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Trees, and more specifically, the leaves that adorn them, having predated human's foray into scientific learning, should harbor no mysteries at this point. However, nature continues to surprise us. Whether it is news of gold in eucalyptus leaves, as we learned last week with news out of Australia, or the simple yet profound truth of the math that governs internal leaf structure, human understanding continues to expand with the...

2013-10-22 23:33:24

Study performed by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) earlier this month brings new attention to one of the most deadly forms of cancer. The reversal of obesity is paramount to better health, and a portion control diet plan like the SlimPlate System may be a simple solution to reach that goal. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Just the words Pancreatic Cancer is enough to send chills down most people’s spines. The new UCLA Study will surely focus a...

Biological Clock Body Parts Age Differently
2013-10-21 10:12:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a UCLA researcher’s newly developed way of measuring a person’s biological clock, a woman’s breasts age faster than the rest of her body. The novel method developed by Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at UCLA, was created by studying methylation, a naturally occurring genetic progression that chemically changes DNA. "To fight aging, we first need an objective way of measuring it....

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.