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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    How sex chromosomes might affect MS risk

    March 2, 2017

    Multiple Sclerosis News Today on Feb. 24 published a story about the sessions at ACTRIMS 2017 Forum, including details of Dr. Rhonda Voskhul’s discussion of research on how sex chromosomes could impact the risk of multiple sclerosis and the manifestations of the disease. Voskhul is professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and director of the UCLA Multiple Sclerosis Program.


  • Sleep Disorders

    Healthy living through more sleep

    February 23, 2017

    Los Angeles Times on Feb. 23 featured Dr. Alon Avidan, professor of neurology and director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center, in an article about how one forgets things, craves simple carbohydrates and tends to make poor decisions when sleep-deprived.

  • Alzheimers Disease

    David Teplow

    February 16, 2017

    David Teplow, a professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, commented Feb. 15 in a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article about “L’Chaim: Pictures to Evoke Memories of a Jewish Life,” a new book created explicitly for adults with Alzheimer’s disease or...

  • Neuroscience Discovery

    Dr. Daniel Geschwind

    February 16, 2017

    Dr. Daniel Geschwind, Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics, commented Feb. 15 in a Wall Street Journal story on new research finding that an overgrowth in certain brain areas – detectable in the first year of life – are associated with an...

  • Movement Disorders

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein

    February 16, 2017

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein, a professor of neurology and director of movement disorders at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, commented Feb. 8 in a CNN.com article on research about a new blood test that might help diagnose Parkinson’s. The article appeared on the websites...