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Irving Paul and Mary M. Lazar Trust Donates Multi-Million Dollar Gift to UCLA Medical Center and School of Medicine

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The Irving Paul and Mary M. Lazar Trust has donated a multi-million dollar gift to the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Gerald S. Levey, provost of medical sciences and dean of the school, announced today. The gift will be divided into two endowments: th...
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Leaster Breslow, Dean Emeritus of UCLA School of Public Health, Receives Lienhard Award for Health Promotion Work

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Dr. Lester Breslow, dean emeritus of the UCLA School of Public Health, has been awarded the 1997 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for his contributions to the development of preventive health services and personal health risk assessment methods. Breslow, whos...
Industry: Education
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Bulgarian Voices and special guests to perform Dec. 6 at Veterans Wadsworth Theater

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA Center for the Performing Arts will present The Bulgarian Voices, "Angelite," with special guests Huun-Huur-Tu, "The Throat Singers of Tuva," and Russian clarinetist Sergey Starostin, Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Veterans Wadsworth Theater...
Industry: Education
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Bulgarian Voices and special guests to perform Dec. 6 at Veterans Wadsworth Theater

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
UCLA Center for the Performing Arts will present The Bulgarian Voices, "Angelite," with special guests Huun-Huur-Tu, "The Throat Singers of Tuva," and Russian clarinetist Sergey Starostin, Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Veterans Wadsworth Theater...
Industry: Education
Posted by: UCLA Newsroom

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Irving Paul and Mary M. Lazar Trust Donates Multi-Million Dollar Gift to UCLA Medical Center and School of Medicine

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The Irving Paul and Mary M. Lazar Trust has donated a multi-million dollar gift to the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Gerald S. Levey, provost of medical sciences and dean of the school, announced today. The gift will be divided into two endowments: th...
Industry: Education
Posted by: UCLA Newsroom

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Leaster Breslow, Dean Emeritus of UCLA School of Public Health, Receives Lienhard Award for Health Promotion Work

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Dr. Lester Breslow, dean emeritus of the UCLA School of Public Health, has been awarded the 1997 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for his contributions to the development of preventive health services and personal health risk assessment methods. Breslow, whos...
Industry: Education
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UCLA Researcher Awarded Grants Totaling Nearly $1.5 Million

Nov 11, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Two major grants to study prostate diseases and their effects on the men who suffer from them have been awarded to Dr. Mark S. Litwin, assistant professor of urology and health services at UCLA. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidne...
Industry: Education
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UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center has Experimental Treatment for Cancer Associated with Hearthburn

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center are for the first time anywhere using a drug called CPT-11 to fight a kind of cancer associated with heartburn. "So far there has been no really good treatment for this type of cancer, which is adenocarcinom...
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Noted Chinese Economist Steven N.S. Cheung to Speak at UCLA, Nov. 17

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Economist Steven N.S. Cheung, one of the world's leading experts on the future of Hong Kong and China, will speak at UCLA on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. in Korn Convocation Hall at The Anderson School. Cheung's lecture, "Deng Xiaoping's Great Transformatio...
Industry: Education
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UCLA Brain Tumor Center of Excellence Honored at American Medical Association Competition

Nov 10, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The UCLA Brain Tumor Center of Excellence at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center on Sunday received a proclamation for medical excellence from the American Medical Association's (AMA's) International Health and Medical Film Competition. A $5,00...
Industry: Education
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