September 18, 2018
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health welcomes new faculty members

The Fielding School is proud to announce Roch A. Nianogo, Hilary Aralis, Ilan Meyer and Elizabeth Yzquierdo as new faculty members.

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June 20, 2018
UCLA researchers awarded $9.5 million to investigate how substance use may impact HIV transmission and progression

In March 2018, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health $9.5 million over five years to continue their work on possible connections between substance abuse and HIV infection. The work, which has officially begun this June, is a continuation of a study that launched in 2013 with a $7 million NIDA grant.

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May 21, 2018
Study predicts most people with earliest Alzheimer’s signs won’t develop dementia associated with the disease

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers determine risks based on age, gender and biomarker screening.

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February 7, 2018
Exposing hormone-induced risk of breast cancer using the epigenetic clock

As accelerated aging of different parts of women’s bodies comes to light, new questions are raised about hormone exposure and breast cancer risk.

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December 6, 2017
Population of Americans with Alzheimer’s will more than double by 2060, UCLA study shows

47 million Americans already demonstrate some evidence of susceptibility to the disease.

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September 29, 2017
UCLA receives $5 million grant for sharing research on AIDS and substance abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded $5 million to researchers at UCLA to develop a resource and data center for millions of pieces of research, lab samples, statistics and other data aimed at boosting research into the effects of substance abuse on HIV/AIDS.

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January 6, 2017
CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests

Risk calculator developed by UCLA and Los Angeles LGBT Center may fill that void.

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October 18, 2016
License obtained for age predictor developed by UCLA FSPH Professor

Zymo Research Corp. announced today that it has obtained an exclusive license for a methylation age predictor, also known as Horvath's Clock, so named for Dr. Steve Horvath, professor of biostatistics at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, who is the developer of the epigenetic clock.

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September 28, 2016
Epigenetic clock predicts life expectancy, UCLA-led study shows

New research finds 5 percent of population ages faster, faces shorter lifespan.

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August 9, 2016
Plastic manufacturing chemical BPS harms egg cells, study suggests

In a new study, UCLA researchers have found that BPS is just as harmful to the reproductive system as the chemical it replaced. BPS damages a woman’s eggs and at lower doses than BPA.

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July 25, 2016
Menopause, sleepless nights may make women age faster

Two UCLA studies show menopause, insomnia could increase women’s risk for aging-related diseases.

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October 16, 2015
Brief interventions in primary care clinics could curb drug use

Preventing drug use from becoming addiction would have health and also financial benefits.

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