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COVID Resources
COVID Related Resources
Practical Use of Newer Diabetes Medications: GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Title: Practical Use of Newer Diabetes Medications: GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

14th Annual UCLA Liver Diseases Symposium
Title: 14th Annual UCLA Liver Diseases Symposium
Date & Time: Apr 24, 2021 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Live Virtual Meeting

Advances in Autism 2021
Title: Advances in Autism 2021
Date & Time: Apr 30, 2021 9:00 AM - 12:50 PM
Location: Live Virtual Meeting

25th Annual UCLA Brain Attack! '21: Symposium on State-of-the-Art Stroke Management
Title: 25th Annual UCLA Brain Attack! '21: Symposium on State-of-the-Art Stroke Management
Date & Time: May 01, 2021 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Live Virtual Learning

UCLA Psychiatry and Psychology CME Program
Title: UCLA Psychiatry and Psychology CME Program
Date & Time: Nov 05, 2020 12:00 PM - May 20, 2021 1:00 PM
Location: Live Virtual Learning

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

University of California Cancer Center’s Pancreatic Consortium/ JCCC - "Overcoming T Cell Exhaustion in Pancreatic Cancer" - Ingunn Stromnes, PhD
Title: University of California Cancer Center’s Pancreatic Consortium/ JCCC - "Overcoming T Cell Exhaustion in Pancreatic Cancer" - Ingunn Stromnes, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 06, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Joint Seminars in Neurosciences – Sawyer Distinguished Lecture - "Understanding the Basic Plan of the Nervous System" - Larry W. Swanson, PhD
Title: Joint Seminars in Neurosciences – Sawyer Distinguished Lecture - "Understanding the Basic Plan of the Nervous System" - Larry W. Swanson, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 06, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "Microphages in Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury" - Yuan Zhai, PhD
Title: UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "Microphages in Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury" - Yuan Zhai, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Urology Grand Rounds - "Managing Patients with Prostatitis" - Daniel Shoskes, MD
Title: Urology Grand Rounds - "Managing Patients with Prostatitis" - Daniel Shoskes, MD
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: Zoom

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Global Surgery Initiative Day" - Sudha Jayaraman, MD, MSc, FACS
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Global Surgery Initiative Day" - Sudha Jayaraman, MD, MSc, FACS
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "(Re) Defining Microglia States and Function in Health And Disease" - Beth Stevens, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "(Re) Defining Microglia States and Function in Health And Disease" - Beth Stevens, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

Renal Grand Rounds - "Thrombotic Microangiopathy: What Nephrologists Should Know" - Ben Boonpheng, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Thrombotic Microangiopathy: What Nephrologists Should Know" - Ben Boonpheng, MD
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds - "Total Ankle Replacements: Current Concepts and Future Directions” - Ajay Gurbani, MD
Title: Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds - "Total Ankle Replacements: Current Concepts and Future Directions” - Ajay Gurbani, MD
Date & Time: Apr 07, 2021 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Location: Zoom

MBI Research Seminar - "Fluid Forces – Phase Separation In, On, and Around the Genome" - Clifford Brangwynne, PhD
Title: MBI Research Seminar - "Fluid Forces – Phase Separation In, On, and Around the Genome" - Clifford Brangwynne, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 08, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Pediatric COVID Trials" - Jaime Deville, MD
Title: Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Pediatric COVID Trials" - Jaime Deville, MD
Date & Time: Apr 09, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - “Axon Regeneration in the CNS: the Optic Nerve Model” - Larry Benowitz, PhD
Title: Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - “Axon Regeneration in the CNS: the Optic Nerve Model” - Larry Benowitz, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 09, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Adult Outcomes in Autism: Insights from a Longitudinal Study" - Rebecca Elias, PhD
Title: Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Adult Outcomes in Autism: Insights from a Longitudinal Study" - Rebecca Elias, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 12, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "CRISPR-Based Functional Genomics for Brain Diseases" - Martin Kampmann, PhD
Title: Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "CRISPR-Based Functional Genomics for Brain Diseases" - Martin Kampmann, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 12, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Vascular Biology Training Grant Seminar Series - "Programming and Reprogramming: What Does It Take to Make a Cardiomyocyte?" - Qian Li, PhD
Title: UCLA Vascular Biology Training Grant Seminar Series - "Programming and Reprogramming: What Does It Take to Make a Cardiomyocyte?" - Qian Li, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 13, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Urology Grand Rounds - "The Urologist’s Role in Systemic Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer" - Kelvin Moses, MD, PhD
Title: Urology Grand Rounds - "The Urologist’s Role in Systemic Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer" - Kelvin Moses, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Macrophage Metabolism in Inflammation Resolution" - Ira Tabas, MD, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Macrophage Metabolism in Inflammation Resolution" - Ira Tabas, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

Ethics Journal Club - “COVID Human Challenge Trials: Ethical Considerations”
Title: Ethics Journal Club - “COVID Human Challenge Trials: Ethical Considerations”
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Neurology Grand Rounds - "The Glymphatic System, From Mice and Pigs to Humans" - Iben Lundgaard, PhD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "The Glymphatic System, From Mice and Pigs to Humans" - Iben Lundgaard, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Surgery Grand Rounds – Howard Reber Pancreas Lectureship - "The Cutting Edge: A Surgeons Perspective on Personalized Strategies for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer" - William Hawkins, MD, FACS
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds – Howard Reber Pancreas Lectureship - "The Cutting Edge: A Surgeons Perspective on Personalized Strategies for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer" - William Hawkins, MD, FACS
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Update" - Jennifer Hsiao, MD
Title: Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Update" - Jennifer Hsiao, MD
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Center for NeuroTechnology Seminar Series (CENT) - "Multiregional Communication and the Channel Modulation Hypothesis: Science and Technology" - Bijan Pesaran, PhD
Title: Center for NeuroTechnology Seminar Series (CENT) - "Multiregional Communication and the Channel Modulation Hypothesis: Science and Technology" - Bijan Pesaran, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - "Bias in the Origins of Health Inequity:  Mindshift to Aspirational Change" - Dana Mara Thompson, MD, MS, MBA, FACS
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - "Bias in the Origins of Health Inequity:  Mindshift to Aspirational Change" - Dana Mara Thompson, MD, MS, MBA, FACS
Date & Time: Apr 14, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CDI Seminar - "The Human Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease – From Strain Composition to Activities" - Huiying Li, PhD
Title: CDI Seminar - "The Human Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease – From Strain Composition to Activities" - Huiying Li, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Islet Research Group Seminar - "Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Primary Therapeutic Target for Beta-Cell Death in Wolfram Syndrome and Diabetes" - Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD
Title: Islet Research Group Seminar - "Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Primary Therapeutic Target for Beta-Cell Death in Wolfram Syndrome and Diabetes" - Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

University of California Pancreatic Consortium – Focus on Therapeutics/ JCCC
Title: University of California Pancreatic Consortium – Focus on Therapeutics/ JCCC
Date & Time: Apr 16, 2021 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Zoom

The New Research Theme: Health Equity & Translational Social Science (HETSS)
Title: The New Research Theme: Health Equity & Translational Social Science (HETSS)
Date & Time: Apr 16, 2021 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Organizational Efforts to Cultivate Healthcare Professional Well-Being: Before and After Covid-19 Pandemic" - Tait Shanafelt, MD
Title: Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Organizational Efforts to Cultivate Healthcare Professional Well-Being: Before and After Covid-19 Pandemic" - Tait Shanafelt, MD
Date & Time: Apr 16, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - "Towards a Cell Specific Understanding of Cortical Plasticity and Repair Following Ischemic Stroke or Microbleeds" - Craig E. Brown, PhD
Title: Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - "Towards a Cell Specific Understanding of Cortical Plasticity and Repair Following Ischemic Stroke or Microbleeds" - Craig E. Brown, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 16, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Health Equity & Translational Social Science Research Theme/ Rangel Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "The New Research Theme: Health Equity and Translational Social Science" - Rochelle Dicker, MD & Helena Hansen, MD, PhD
Title: Health Equity & Translational Social Science Research Theme/ Rangel Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "The New Research Theme: Health Equity and Translational Social Science" - Rochelle Dicker, MD & Helena Hansen, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 16, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Rangell Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Mass Incarceration in the Pandemic: Can the Courts Fix the Crisis of Prison Health?" - Sharon Dolovich, JD
Title: Rangell Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Mass Incarceration in the Pandemic: Can the Courts Fix the Crisis of Prison Health?" - Sharon Dolovich, JD
Date & Time: Apr 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

RCMAR CHIME Methodological Seminar - "Multiple Comparisons Problem in Statistical Analysis" - Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD
Title: RCMAR CHIME Methodological Seminar - "Multiple Comparisons Problem in Statistical Analysis" - Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD
Date & Time: Apr 19, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom

California Center for Rare Diseases Genomic Rounds
Title: California Center for Rare Diseases Genomic Rounds
Date & Time: Apr 20, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Autophagy and Secretion in Cancer" - Jayanta Debnath, MD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Autophagy and Secretion in Cancer" - Jayanta Debnath, MD
Date & Time: Apr 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

STAR Seminar - Racial Protective Factors for Black Youth: Cultivating Resilience
Title: STAR Seminar - Racial Protective Factors for Black Youth: Cultivating Resilience
Date & Time: Apr 21, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Online

Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “HPV-Mediated Oropharynx Cancer:  A Story of Challenge and Change” - Bruce H. Haughey, MBChB, MS, FRACS, FACS
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “HPV-Mediated Oropharynx Cancer:  A Story of Challenge and Change” - Bruce H. Haughey, MBChB, MS, FRACS, FACS
Date & Time: Apr 21, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "The Changing Landscape of Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease" - Raymond Harris, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "The Changing Landscape of Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease" - Raymond Harris, MD
Date & Time: Apr 21, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Disrupted Cortical Inhibition in Genetic Epileptic Encephalopathies" - Elsa Rossignol, MD, MSc, FRCP
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Disrupted Cortical Inhibition in Genetic Epileptic Encephalopathies" - Elsa Rossignol, MD, MSc, FRCP
Date & Time: Apr 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online

UCLA CTSI Visiting Scholars Program - "Brain Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound" - Misun Wang, MD
Title: UCLA CTSI Visiting Scholars Program - "Brain Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound" - Misun Wang, MD
Date & Time: Apr 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Online

Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
Get help with your grant applications and clinical trials!
Call for Applications: Certificate Program - Training Program in Translational Science
Apply now for the two-year TPTS Certificate Program! Deadline is May 15, 2021.
Call for Applications: Master of Science in Clinical Research Graduate Program
Now accepting applications for the TPTS Master of Science in Clinical Research Graduate Program! Deadline May 15, 2021.
Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Laboratory of Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl
The overall mission of the lab is to understand molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration during aging in healthy people and mice and during multiple sclerosis and its mouse models.  The lab incorporates multidisciplinary studies using cell-specific and region-specific transcriptomics to identify novel targets to ameliorate neurodegeneration as well as to study sex chromosome effects and sex hormone effects on mechanisms of axonal loss, synaptic plasticity and remyelination. Testing new targets through CNS cell-specific knock outs and pharmacologic treatments are done at the preclinical level as translational work toward a future novel clinical trial.
(Updated 03/08/2021) A message from Dean Kelsey Martin
An important message from the Dean.
Recruiting study participants for research examining the link between the eye and the brain! $10 Target gift card for 45min participation!
Help contribute to our research devoted to understanding the link between brain pressures and ultrasound of the eye! 45min = $10 Target gift card!
Male Volunteers with Depression needed for Sleep Deprivation Study
If you are a male who is experiencing moderate-to-severe depression for at least six months and are between 20-64 years old, you may be eligible to participate in a total sleep deprivation study at UCLA.
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.
E-cigarette Research Study Seeking Participants
We are recruiting research participants to study the effects of tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes on the electrocardiogram (ECG, heart tracing).
COVID-19 INSPIRE Study For Recently Tested Adults
The Innovative Support For Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infections Registry (INSPIRE) is a CDC-funded study to understand the long-term health effects of COVID-19. Enrollment open for recently tested adults (regardless of test result), with no prior diagnosis, and with suspected symptoms at time of testing. Participants will complete short, online surveys for up to 18 months.
California NanoSystems Institute Noble Family Innovation Fund Seed Funding Program – Letter of Intent Solicitation
The California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA (CNSI) has recently received a philanthropic commitment of $10 million over three years to establish the Noble Family Innovation Fund. The Noble Fund will focus on identifying, supporting and accelerating high‐risk, high‐reward research, from basic to translational, with promise for commercialization and societal impact. Our goal is to create a model for academic research and entrepreneurship that enables strategic investment to seed discoveries that have the potential to be translated for the public good.
UCLA SPORE in Brain Cancer
UCLA Specialized Program of Research Excellence in Brain Cancer Request for Applications