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California Pre-Doctoral Program Propels Diverse Students to Become CSU Faculty

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The California Pre-Doctoral program supports the doctoral aspirations of students in the CSU to increase diversity within the pool of university faculty.

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Few Women with History of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Take a Recommended Genetic Test

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More than 80 percent of women living with a history of breast or ovarian cancer at high-risk of having a gene mutation have never taken the test that can detect it.

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4 Ways California State University Grads and Students Are Shaking Up the Coffee Industry

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From nitrogen-infused coffee to vending machines that sell hot java, these entrepreneurs — all made in the CSU — are disrupting a $40 billion business.

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Noninvasive Eye Scan Could Detect Key Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Years Before Patients Show Symptoms

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Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer’s disease affects the retina – the back of the eye – similarly to the way it affects the brain. The study also revealed that an investigational, noninvasive eye scan could detect the key signs of Alzheimer’s disease years before patients experience symptoms.

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Cedars-Sinai Awards $4.8M to Support Community Clinics and Other Safety Net Organizations for the Underserved

Cedars-Sinai is bolstering an ongoing effort to strengthen the social safety net in the Los Angeles region with a third year of grants — totaling $4,827,930 — to programs that address the physical and mental healthcare needs of many underserved populations, including the homeless, at-risk youth, immigrants and others.

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USC Annenberg Announces 2017-18 Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellow

Brit Wigintton has been named the 2017–18 recipient of the Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Fellowship at USC Annenberg.

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The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

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Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage their kids' device activity.

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For Post-Menopausal Women, Vaginal Estrogens Do Not Raise Risk of Cancer, Other Diseases

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Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer than women who have not been using any type of estrogen.

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CHLA Researcher Awarded $1.9 Million by NIH to Study Novel Approach to Battling Neuroblastoma

Muller Fabbri, MD, PhD, of the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded $1.9 million by the National Cancer Institute of the NIH to further his research on neuroblastoma.

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Teaching Language and Preparing Students for a Global Workplace

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In leading the Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State, Dr. Mary Ann Lyman-Hager has made the teaching of language — from French and Spanish to Pashto and Dari — her life’s mission.







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