UCLA Dentistry-led Study Finds Ingestible Sensor Could Help People with HIV Stick to Medication Regimen
For people living with HIV, sticking to a prescribed medication regimen is a critical part of staying healthy. However, having to deal with the side effects caused by those medications —nausea and dizziness among them — can lead people to skip doses.
Now, a UCLA-led study of 130 people with HIV suggests that a tiny piece of technology could play a big role in encouraging people to take their medicine on time.
A team of scientists led by the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Ichiro Nishimura, D.D.S., D.M.Sc., D.M.D., has discovered a promising treatment to prevent or alleviate bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) through a newly formulated topical medication.
Dr. Honghu Liu, chair of the School of Dentistry's Section of Public and Population Health, will serve as data and statistical analysis lead alongside a multidisciplinary team of renowned UCLA scientists conducting the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
The five-year, $21 million grant from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will focus on health consequences of the 2015–16 Aliso Canyon gas leak disaster.
We are saddened to share that John Duane Jones, D.D.S., a continuing lecturer in the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Section of Orthodontics, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, after an extended illness. He was 83.
Francisco Ramos-Gomez, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H., Chair of the UCLA School of Dentistry's Division of Preventative and Restorative Sciences, received the Oral Health Service Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 8.
As summer winds down, a group of 20 college students from across the country is reflecting on their collective experience conducting graduate-level research in the UCLA School of Dentistry for two months.
We are saddened to share that Thomson Sun, D.S.S., a continuing lecturer in the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Section of Restorative Dentistry, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022. He was 83.
A new era of discovery is underway at the UCLA School of Dentistry with the appointment of Dr. Yvonne Hernandez-Kapila as associate dean for research and the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair.
Beginning her UCLA tenure in May 2022, Dr. Hernandez-Kapila oversees a robust research program with more than $21M in contracts and grants awarded last fiscal year, with approximately 50 active initiatives at any given time.
The UCLA School of Dentistry is pleased to welcome Dr. Yusuke Hamada as its new program director in periodontics.
Dr. Flavia Pirih Associate Professor and Tarrson Family Endowed Chair in Periodontics has been accepted into the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM).
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