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COVID Resources
COVID Related Resources
2nd Annual UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium: Addressing the Organ Shortage, Expanding Access and Bridging Gaps During a Pandemic
Title: 2nd Annual UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium: Addressing the Organ Shortage, Expanding Access and Bridging Gaps During a Pandemic
Date & Time: Jun 18, 2021 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Live Virtual Meeting

UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2021: State-of-the-Art Updates & Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure
Title: UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2021: State-of-the-Art Updates & Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure
Date & Time: Sep 18, 2021 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Live Virtual & In-Person Learning

UCLA Center for Neurotechnology Training in Neurotechnology Translation Seminar Series - "Connectomics: Reducing the Cognitive Footprint of Neurosurgery" - Michael Sughrue, MD
Title: UCLA Center for Neurotechnology Training in Neurotechnology Translation Seminar Series - "Connectomics: Reducing the Cognitive Footprint of Neurosurgery" - Michael Sughrue, MD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Role of Glucose in Pre-Implantation Embryo Metabolism" - Alice Shapiro, MD
Title: Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Role of Glucose in Pre-Implantation Embryo Metabolism" - Alice Shapiro, MD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Animal Models for COVID-19 Including Anosmia and Immune Responses" - Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Animal Models for COVID-19 Including Anosmia and Immune Responses" - Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series - "Modulation of the gp130 Receptor Enhances Tissue Regeneration in Mammals" - Dennis Evseenko, MD, PhD
Title: OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series - "Modulation of the gp130 Receptor Enhances Tissue Regeneration in Mammals" - Dennis Evseenko, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Longmire Scientific Research Presentation – Part 1" - Nicholas Bernthal, MD & Fritz Eilber, MD
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Longmire Scientific Research Presentation – Part 1" - Nicholas Bernthal, MD & Fritz Eilber, MD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Urology Grand Rounds - "M&M" - Vishnukamal Golla, MD, Erica Wood, MD, Rajiv Jayadevan, MD, Claire Burton, MD
Title: Urology Grand Rounds - "M&M"
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: Zoom

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds - "Sleep, Delirium, and the MINDDS Study" - Oluwaseum Johnson-Akeju, MD, MMSC
Title: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds - "Sleep, Delirium, and the MINDDS Study" - Oluwaseum Johnson-Akeju, MD, MMSC
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Neurology Grand Rounds - "From Molecule to Movement: Dissecting the Path from Dystonia Mutation to Motor Circuit Dysfunction" - William Dauer, MD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "From Molecule to Movement: Dissecting the Path from Dystonia Mutation to Motor Circuit Dysfunction" - William Dauer, MD
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Ethics Journal Club - “Difficult Discharge Decisions”
Title: Ethics Journal Club - “Difficult Discharge Decisions”
Date & Time: Jun 09, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Link: https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/92418605746

ICNG - "Fast and powerful statistical method for context-specific QTL mapping informs tissue- and cell type-specific genetic regulation of gene expression" - Brunilda Balliu, PhD
Title: ICNG - "Fast and powerful statistical method for context-specific QTL mapping informs tissue- and cell type-specific genetic regulation of gene expression" - Brunilda Balliu, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 10, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

"Voicing Politics: How Language Shapes Public Attitudes Toward Gender Relations and Gender Inequality" - Efren O. Perez, PhD
Title: "Voicing Politics: How Language Shapes Public Attitudes Toward Gender Relations and Gender Inequality" - Efren O. Perez, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 10, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Islet Research Group Seminar - "Human Beta Cell Regeneration for Diabetes: A Journey from Impossible to Possible" - Andrew Stewart, MD
Title: Islet Research Group Seminar - "Human Beta Cell Regeneration for Diabetes: A Journey from Impossible to Possible" - Andrew Stewart, MD
Date & Time: Jun 10, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Implantable Epilepsy Devices" - Aria Fallah, MD, MS
Title: Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Implantable Epilepsy Devices" - Aria Fallah, MD, MS
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Synapse to Circuit Seminar - "Distinct Neural Circuits Establish Similar Chemosensory Behaviors Across Life Stages in C. Elegans" - Navonil Banerjee, PhD
Title: Synapse to Circuit Seminar - "Distinct Neural Circuits Establish Similar Chemosensory Behaviors Across Life Stages in C. Elegans" - Navonil Banerjee, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2021 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CARING Distinguished Lecture Series - "Developing Novel Therapeutics in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Trials and Tribulations" - Alex Kolevzon, MD
Title: UCLA CARING Distinguished Lecture Series - "Developing Novel Therapeutics in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Trials and Tribulations" - Alex Kolevzon, MD
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

HIV Grand Rounds - "Disentangling the Role of Networks in the Transmission of HIV and HCV Among PWID" - Sunil s. Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Title: HIV Grand Rounds - "Disentangling the Role of Networks in the Transmission of HIV and HCV Among PWID" - Sunil s. Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CA Center for Rare Diseases Genomics Rounds
Title: CA Center for Rare Diseases Genomics Rounds
Date & Time: Jun 15, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online

RCMAR CHIME - CTSI 2021 Virtual Scientific Retreat on June 21 and 28 at 2 PM
Title: RCMAR CHIME - CTSI 2021 Virtual Scientific Retreat on June 21 and 28 at 2 PM
Date & Time: Jun 21, 2021 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:

Neurology Grand Rounds - "Brain Reorganization After Stroke" - Christian Grefkes, MD, PhD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "Brain Reorganization After Stroke" - Christian Grefkes, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Urology Grand Rounds - "M&M" - Taylor Smith, MD, Grace Sollender, MD, John Sigalos, MD, Patrick Lec, MD
Title: Urology Grand Rounds - "M&M" - Taylor Smith, MD, Grace Sollender, MD, John Sigalos, MD, Patrick Lec, MD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "Renal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Experimental Models of Nondiabetic Heart Failure and Hypertension" - Adriana Girardi, MSc, PhD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Renal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Experimental Models of Nondiabetic Heart Failure and Hypertension" - Adriana Girardi, MSc, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

STAR Seminar - "Anti-Racism in Autism Research and Treatment: Discussing a Way Forward" - Erin Graham, PhD
Title: STAR Seminar - "Anti-Racism in Autism Research and Treatment: Discussing a Way Forward" - Erin Graham, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Online

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Longmire Scientific Research Presentation – Part 2" - James S. Tomlinson, MD, PhD
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Longmire Scientific Research Presentation – Part 2" - James S. Tomlinson, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series - "Vascular Calcification: Quantity and Morphology" - Yin Tintut, PhD
Title: OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series - "Vascular Calcification: Quantity and Morphology" - Yin Tintut, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 16, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CDI Seminar - "From Gene Discovery to Personalized Therapy: --UCLA Congenital Heart Defects Research Program" - Marlin Touma, MD, PhD
Title: CDI Seminar - "From Gene Discovery to Personalized Therapy: --UCLA Congenital Heart Defects Research Program" - Marlin Touma, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

"Building an inclusive culture for LGBTQ+ individuals in academic biology" - Jeffrey Maloy, PhD
Title: "Building an inclusive culture for LGBTQ+ individuals in academic biology" - Jeffrey Maloy, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Cannabis Grand Rounds -“Principles for regulating the emerging cannabis industry - where does the research point us?” - Lynn Silver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Title: UCLA Cannabis Grand Rounds -“Principles for regulating the emerging cannabis industry - where does the research point us?” - Lynn Silver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Date & Time: Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CARING Distinguished Lecture Series - "Zebras and Horses: How rare genetic conditions inform common conditions of the brain and behavior" - Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
Title: UCLA CARING Distinguished Lecture Series - "Zebras and Horses: How rare genetic conditions inform common conditions of the brain and behavior" - Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 18, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

UCLA CTSI K Workshop July 22&23 (Early registration deadline: 5PM on June 21, 2021)
Title: UCLA CTSI K Workshop July 22&23 (Early registration deadline: 5PM on June 21, 2021)
Date & Time: Jun 21, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:

Renal Grand Rounds - "Effect of membrane potential on substrate transport and conformational states of Sodium-Glucose Transporter vSGLT" - Jeff Abramson, PhD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Effect of membrane potential on substrate transport and conformational states of Sodium-Glucose Transporter vSGLT" - Jeff Abramson, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 23, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "Innate Immune Responses in Renal Ischemia Reperfusion Injury" - Dianne McKay, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Innate Immune Responses in Renal Ischemia Reperfusion Injury" - Dianne McKay, MD
Date & Time: Jun 30, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Do you have pain with vaginal intercourse or tampon use?
The UCLA OB/GYN Department is conducting a clinical research study about Vulvodynia. We are seeking women 18-50 yo who self-report pain with tampon use, intercourse, or general touch to the vaginal opening.
2021 Call for Predoc/Postdoc Applications – Training Grant in Neurobehavioral Genetics
The Training Program in Neurobehavioral Genetics, directed by Drs. Roel Ophoff and Carrie Bearden, is now accepting applications for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Trainees until 6/11/2021. Earliest funding is expected to begin 7/1/2021. In keeping with the program's goals, preference will be given to applicants who are trained in psychiatry, neurology, or psychology, although we also seek outstanding applicants with other backgrounds. Proposed projects must have relevance to neurobehavioral genetics.
Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
Get help with your grant submissions and clinical trials!
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant RFP August 15th
Apply now to the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant Program, which funds research focused on treatment/therapy, patient care, early diagnosis, detection, cancer biology, basic science, prevention/metabolism and research core facilities. Applications are due August 15th!
(Updated 04/12/2021) A message from Dean Kelsey Martin
An important message from the Dean.
Computer Vision Study for Contact-Less Vital Sign Estimation- $20 Amazon Gift Card for Participation
We are developing medically inclusive technology that will allow cameras to detect vital signs (heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation) in a contact-less manner. We seek volunteers of all ethnic backgrounds and specifically seek volunteers with dark skin tones to participate in our study.
Prostate MRI
Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer and have not yet had treatment? If so, you may be able to participate in a prostate research MRI in the Department of Radiology.
Online Study of Anxiety, Depression, and/or OCD
UCLA and Caltech are conducting an online study to understand decision-making in people with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or OCD. 
Radiology Research Studies
The UCLA Radiology department is seeking volunteers who agree to be contacted for potential participation in future radiology studies. You may be eligible to participate if you are: 18 years or older Interested in being contacted about future radiology research studies f
E-cigarette Research Study Seeking Participants
E-cigarette Study recruiting e-cigarette users and tobacco cigarette smokers between the ages of 21-45 with no serious health problems.
Research Study for Women With Regular and Irregular Menstrual Cycles
Dr. Daniel Dumesic and his research team from the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology are conducting a study to learn more about endocrine and metabolic conditions in women.
New monthly oral dose HIV PrEP study for MSM and TGW at increased risk for HIV
UCLA now enrolling healthy MSM and TGW at increased risk for HIV infection to evaluate oral Islatravir monthly as an effective option for HIV PrEP
Oral Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Study
Dr. Abie Mendelsohn, MD, FACS, in the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery is looking for HEALTHY male volunteers, 45 to 65 years of age, who have never been diagnosed with Oral Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection.
The impact of sinus surgery in the era of highly effective modulator therapy
Dr. Daniel Beswick and associates from the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA are conducting a research study regarding the longstanding sinus disease (also known as chronic rhino sinusitis), which is very common in individuals with cystic fibrosis.