UCLA inventions are commercialized by startups and established companies worldwide. Featured below are selected examples of UCLA discoveries in the marketplace benefiting society.
Detachable Coils Defeat Brain Aneurysms With Skill and Ingenuity
Brain aneurysms are usually symptom free while they are developing but are devastating when they finally make their presence known. Most of these...Read More
Wireless, Mobile Access to Medical Data Means the Doctor Is Always In
Doctors are expected to respond quickly and appropriately as their patients’ medical needs dictate. In an ideal world, physicians would have...Read More
UCLA researchers invented a new membrane that promises to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of water filtration and desalination
With failing infrastructure and increasing contamination of surface waters, aquifers and wells, the purity of water resources is a growing...Read More
Improving treatment decisions for patients regarding Gleevec therapy
In 2001 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug Gleevec™ as a firstline therapy for treating chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). To...Read More
UCLA researchers developed one of the most widely used tools for assessing trauma history and posttraumatic stress symptoms.
“Trauma challenges an individual’s view of the world as a just, safe, and predictable place.” -APA
It is hard to imagine a...Read More