DGSOM faculty members named among the world’s most influential researchers

Faculty members from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA were included in the Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022, compiled annually by analytics firm Clarivate. The list identifies researchers whose work has been cited most often in papers published by other researchers in their fields over the past decade. Researchers on the list have authored studies that rank in the top 1 percent in the number of scholarly citations worldwide.

In total, 39 UCLA faculty members were named to the list.

  • November 16, 2022
  • Research News

Nam Yong Cho Earns a 2022 Pat Tillman Scholarship

The Pat Tillman Foundation has granted UCLA medical student Nam Yong Cho a 2022 Pat Tillman Scholarship. The foundation bestows this award on military veterans with a passion for serving others and a commitment to honoring the legacy of Pat Tillman.
  • November 11, 2022

What is ataxia and how does it affect your brain?

In October, the NFL was forced to amend its concussion protocols for players following an investigation that determined the Miami Dolphins misdiagnosed their starting quarterback after a concussion. In doing so, they brought awareness to a medical term people may not have heard before: ataxia.
  • November 09, 2022
  • Research News

Aliso Canyon gas blowout: UCLA to study health impacts of one of the worst environmental disasters in Southern California

UCLA scientists are embarking on a comprehensive, five-year study to understand the health consequences of what is, to this day, the nation’s largest natural gas blowout. From 2015-16, an estimated 109,000 metric tons of methane was released into the air from the Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon underground gas storage facility in the San Fernando Valley.
  • November 09, 2022
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UCLA Health and Hearst Health Announce Winner of the 2022 Hearst Health Prize

The UCLA Center for SMART Health, an interdisciplinary collaborative that looks to the integrated transformation of healthcare through emergent data and technologies, and Hearst Health, a division of Hearst and leader in care guidance, yesterday announced that Constant Therapy Health is the winner of the 2022 Hearst Health Prize.
  • November 02, 2022
  • Awards News

How does racism make you sick?

“Right now, there's lots of calls for racism to be viewed as a public health crisis,” says Gilbert Gee, PhD, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. “The big question is, how does this happen? How does somebody treating you unfairly literally make you sick?”
  • October 24, 2022
  • Research News