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The story of how CIRM-supported research conducted by UCLA's Don Kohn pioneered a total cure for SCID, also known as bubble-baby disease, and how he hopes to employ the same gene-therapy strategies to cure sickle-cell anemia. Series: "Stem Cell
Social distancing does not mean social isolation. In just a short time, our lives have changed dramatically. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has challenged us all in different ways to cope, adapt, and grow. To kick off this special ser
Socio-economic equality and rights have historically been marginalized in the human rights system but remain a front of racial discrimination. Panelists will engage with this history, identify contemporary patterns, and reflect on the analytica
Panelists consider global and national displacement, rights and protection regimes, and the ways that race and political economy drive policy decisions and institutional and normative responses to migration and migrants. The discussion covers t
Emergency law permits states to derogate from globally agreed upon norms of human rights. While some rights cannot be suppressed, states still use emergency law to justify policies that reproduce inherently racialized colonial logics, including
The keynote presentation of the Transnational Legal Discourse on Race and Empire Symposium features Aziz Rana whose research and teaching center on American constitutional law and political development, with a particular focus on how shifting n
Contemporary global and national political crises, many of which threaten the human rights of millions and even the international system itself, bring into sharp relief enduring colonial legacies of racial injustice and racial inequality all ov
Dr. Jonathan Fielding shares his insights and perspective on some of the most pressing public health issues our world faces today. He served as the Public Health Director and Health Officer for Los Angeles County for 16 years where he directed
We live in a society that is obsessed with weight loss and dieting. Weight stigma and fat-shaming pervade our everyday lives– turning eating into something that is no longer an enjoyable act, but one of scrutiny and stress. Driven by a love for
What are the origins of hearing? What is the evolutionary benefit of music? And why do we get chills when we listen to certain songs? This episode of UCLA's LiveWell podcast features UCLA neuropsychology expert Bob Bilder about the neuroscience
D'Artagnan Scorza wears many hats - from lecturer in the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA to Founder and Executive Director of the Social Justice Learning Institute, a non-profit organization that works to help communities achieve healt
UCLA history professor Brenda Stevenson studies slavery and the Antebellum South, some of our country’s most painful moments and eras. Because there is not much in the way of documentary evidence of the lives of women of color, enslaved women a
This panel discussion features former elected officials, legal and political experts discussing the role of late UCLA professor Leo Estrada in redistricting in California. They say Estrada's work was integral ensuring people of color achieved e
Quality data is paramount to ensuring equal representation. If we don’t know who is living in our communities, we can’t create and maintain the systems needed to care for and support those people. In this panel discussion, experts on data colle
The history of the U.S. census is riddled with examples of efforts to exclude immigrants and minorities. Arturo Vargas, president and CEO of the NALEO Educational Fund discusses that history, and the ongoing fight to make sure everyone living i
Higher education has long lacked diversity. This panel of academics, who crossed path with late UCLA professor Leo Estrada at various points in their lives, discusses the lessons learned from his unique form of mentorship. They explain how maki
For four decades, UCLA’s Stephanie Jamison has been somewhat defiantly seeking the stories of women among some of the oldest texts in the world. Jamison shares some of what she has unearthed, the names and stories of women we have likely never
This panel explores the relevance of race, citizenship, immigration status, and community context in explaining lethal violence and criminal case outcomes, both currently and historically. Drawing from a variety of data sources and employing a
This panel explores how statewide direct democracy measures, including ballot initiatives, have propelled affirmative criminal justice reforms in jurisdictions with large Latinx populations. Panelists discuss the ways in which Latinx people wer
This panel focuses on questions surrounding the influence of race and ethnicity on the imposition of capital punishment. The Supreme Court struck down unitary standardless capital punishment statutes in the early 1970s. Only a few years later t
Panel of explores how Latinx communities perceive the criminal justice system and provides a general overview of what we know and don't know about Latinx incarceration. The panel also explores the content and consequences of Latinx racializatio
UCLA Law professor emeritus Gerald López has litigated extensively as lead counsel in a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. In this talk, he captivates the crowd with reflections on his childhood in East Los Angeles in the 1950s, where
This panel focuses on questions around policing in Latinx communities in order to shed light on the ways that intersecting legal regimes and policing practices affect those communities. The panel explores the heavy police presence in public sch
This documentary produced by the UCLA Geography department explores new methods of climate modeling that allow researchers to predict the future climate of Tibet. [Science] [Show ID: 34462]
Jack Feldman, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, stresses the important role of sighing in daily life. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Science] [Show ID: 34343]
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