Low Birthweight in Newborns: Study Findings
A UCLA study led by Dr. Carla Janzen, associate professor of OBGYN and Dr. Dherin Devaskar, Mattel Executive Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, reveals findings that link high levels of protein that protects placenta from cell damage to low birthweight in newborns. The finding may help researchers unravel the reasons that low-birthweight babies face a higher risk of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease as adults.
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Dr. Alexander Chiang, Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been awarded a 2018 UCLA Exceptional Physician Award for his demonstration of UCLA's core values: Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, and Excellence. He will be recognized at the Annual Honors and Awards Celebration on May 17, 2018.
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