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Prostate Cancer Foundation Awards Unprecedented Number of New Research Grants

January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018

Celebrating its 25th year as the global leader in driving cutting-edge research leading to treatments and cures for prostate cancer, the...

$2.5 Million Gift from Robert Frederick Smith to the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the Largest Donation Ever Dedicated to Advancing Prostate Cancer Research in African-American Men

January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018

Helping to advance revolutionary research in prostate cancer, Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, has...

Crawfish For Cancer: Raising Money on the Pier for Multiple Myeloma Research

October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017

By Sam Skopp   The Crawfish for Cancer festival saw Santa Monica Pier come alive with critters Saturday, for the...

New UCLA research institute hopes to improve health care

December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014

A new research institute at UCLA hopes to use “big data” and mathematical models to improve health care and minimize...

UCLA Study: Younger Adults Believe Hookah Unharmful to Health

July 12, 2014

July 12, 2014

Governments are already wrangling with regulation of marijuana and e-cigarettes. A recent study conducted by UCLA might not spurn any...

New Gene Involved in Parkinson’s Disease Identified by UCLA Researchers

June 5, 2014

June 5, 2014

UCLA researchers identified a new gene involved in Parkinson’s disease – a finding that may provide a target for a...

Broad Foundation Gives $4 Million to UCLA for Research

May 9, 2014

May 9, 2014

Two new gifts from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to UCLA totaling $4 million will fund research in stem...