Archive Tag: External Coverage

Yes we can: among the grand challenges that researchers in the US, the UK and elsewhere are being asked to address are cures for cancer and making Los Angeles a sustainable city

A Times Higher Education article written by Rachael Pells featured UCLA’s recently released Report on University-Led Grand Challenges. The article acknowledges the efforts of 20 higher education institutions within the United States and Canada currently pursuing grand challenge programs, and examines strategies and recommendations for leading successful grand challenges detailed in the report. UCLA is the first university to carry out Read more

On November 24, 2017, Fox News reported on the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s (DGC) efforts to eradicate depression by the end of the century. In the news segment, Claudia Cowan, a FOX News Channel (FNC) San Francisco-based correspondent, reports on the 100k study and interviews Dr. Nelson Freimer, director of the DGC. The study is designed to unlock the genetic, Read more

Famous UCLA alum Sara Bareilles shares her support for the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) in the form of a video appeal. Sara not only speaks about her own depression, but she also shares the DGC mission and advocates for our research. In the video, she calls for others to get involved and share their stories about depression. By speaking out, you are helping unlock the mysteries of Read more