News


  • The March 12 Examiner.com, March 16 City News Service, and the March 18 Patch.com reported that the UCLA Stroke Center was certified as a comprehensive stroke center by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, one of the first 12 centers nationwide to receive the designation. The certification confirms that the Center has met the highest national standards for safety and quality of care.


  • Eileen Luders, assistant professor of neurology at the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, was featured in a March 11 South China Morning Post article about her research showing that people who meditate have, on average, more folds in the brain's cerebral cortex, which has been...

  • Neuro-Oncology

    Valerie Harper faces terminal brain cancer

    March 14, 2013

    Dr. Albert Lai, assistant clinical professor of neuro-oncology, was quoted extensively March 7 by Health Bistro in a story about the announcement by actress Valerie Harper that she has terminal brain cancer.

  • Neurogenetics

    Media Notes Link between Air Pollution, Autism

    March 14, 2013

    Dr. Beate Ritz, professor and chair of epidemiology at the Fielding School of Public Health, and Ondine von Ehrenstein, professor of neurology, assistant professor of community health sciences at the school, were featured March 11 by KNX 1070AM, and March 12 by the Huffington...

  • Massachusetts' WWLP-Channel 22 reported March 12 on a study by neuroscientists from the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging showing that in women's brains, the hippocampus, which plays a central role in memory, intelligence and emotion, consumes less energy and uses fewer brain...