Hundreds of millions of cancer samples, each the size of a saltine cracker, have been archived across the globe. These samples contain genetic information that can radically improve cancer patient survival – even curing difficult-to-treat tumor types. Extracting this information out of these cancer samples has been a major bottleneck to progress in oncology research — until now. Continue reading about the CSUN Biology Team.
Justin Timberlake, Hugh Grant, Emma Stone, Gina Rodriguez and Simon Helberg were among the celebrities on hand last month when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) awarded California State University, Northridge $65,000 to support film students. Continue reading about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association awards for CSUN.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that new mothers, whenever possible, breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months of life. But that’s easier said than done for a lot of women. Continue reading about the Lactation Education course.
Cameron Mooney ’13 (Music Therapy) has been a busy man since graduating from California State University, Northridge. From Malibu to South Los Angeles, Mooney works in three to four different cities in the LA area on a typical workday, serving populations from young children to adults in rehabilitation, with five different programs and nonprofit initiatives. Continue reading about Cameron Mooney and the Dee Dee Jackson Foundation.
Zika Virus Information
While there are no reports of the Zika virus on the CSUN campus, the Klotz Student Health Center is sharing recommendations relating to travel and information on the virus from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Heath Association and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. To access this information, please click here.