Archive Tag: External Coverage

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

The Los Angeles River flows past the Atwater Village neighbourhood during a rain storm in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 2017.
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Los Angeles can have a more sustainable future with 100-percent local-water, but it will come at the cost of a more parched L.A. River, according to a new study released by UCLA. The study, the most comprehensive analysis to date of integrated water management strategies for the river, is intended to guide local officials in planning for the river’s future. Mark Gold, one of the study’s lead authors and UCLA’s associate vice chancellor for environment and sustainability, Read more

There is hope for people with depression, especially when doctors like this dedicate their lives to research.

Posted by Upworthy on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Dr. Nelson Freimer, director of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, shares why he has devoted his life to understanding depression.

“Support research because we need to understand depression better if we’re going to get to the point, which I believe we will reach, where no one has to lose their lives to suicide.”

– Nelson Freimer, Director of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge

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