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COVID Resources
COVID Related Resources
UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "The Social Brain In Action: Neural Dynamic Within and Across Interacting Animals" - Lyle Kingsbury
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "The Social Brain In Action: Neural Dynamic Within and Across Interacting Animals" - Lyle Kingsbury
Date & Time: Oct 20, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting

Psychiatry Grand Rounds - "Neuroimaging Prediction of Antidepressant Treatment Response" - Gregory Fonzo, PhD
Title: Psychiatry Grand Rounds - "Neuroimaging Prediction of Antidepressant Treatment Response" - Gregory Fonzo, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 20, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta REBOA" - Sigrid Burruss, MD
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta REBOA" - Sigrid Burruss, MD
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Neurology Grand Rounds - "NINDS Health Disparities Strategic Planning" - Richard Benson, MD, PhD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "NINDS Health Disparities Strategic Planning" - Richard Benson, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Reconstruction of Lateral Mandibular Defects” - Lisa Shnayder, MD, FACS
Title: : Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Reconstruction of Lateral Mandibular Defects” - Lisa Shnayder, MD, FACS
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Medicine Grand Rounds - "Influenza 2020-21 & Respiratory Viruses during Pandemic: Still, No Time to Loss" - Bernard Kubak, MD, PhD
Title: Medicine Grand Rounds - "Influenza 2020-21 & Respiratory Viruses during Pandemic: Still, No Time to Loss" - Bernard Kubak, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Integrating Electronic Health Records with Genomics in the UCLA ATLAS Biobank" - Bogdan Pasaniuc, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Integrating Electronic Health Records with Genomics in the UCLA ATLAS Biobank" - Bogdan Pasaniuc, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Computational Medicine | Andy Dahl | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series
Title: Computational Medicine | Andy Dahl | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series
Date & Time: Oct 22, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

MBI Research Seminar - "Dissecting the Mechanisms by Which Actin Influences Mitochondria in Mammals" - Henry Higgs, PhD
Title: MBI Research Seminar - "Dissecting the Mechanisms by Which Actin Influences Mitochondria in Mammals" - Henry Higgs, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 22, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID-19 and Obesity" - Zhaoping Li, PhD
Title: UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID-19 and Obesity" - Zhaoping Li, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 22, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

JCCC Seminar Series - "Cancer Cell Plasticity: An Achilles Heel of Solid Tumors Waiting for Paris" - Frank Pajonk, MD, PhD
Title: JCCC Seminar Series - "Cancer Cell Plasticity: An Achilles Heel of Solid Tumors Waiting for Paris" - Frank Pajonk, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 22, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds Series - "Thinking about sex and gender: how can this help us address COVID-19?" - Sarah Hawkes MD, PhD
Title: UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds Series - "Thinking about sex and gender: how can this help us address COVID-19?" - Sarah Hawkes MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 22, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series - "What a Bird Can Tell You About Your Brain" - Stephanie White, PhD
Title: Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series - "What a Bird Can Tell You About Your Brain" - Stephanie White, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 23, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Integrative Center For Neural Repair Seminar - "Using Organoid Models to Probe Signaling Mechanisms during Human Cortical Development" - Madeline Andrews, PhD
Title: Integrative Center For Neural Repair Seminar - "Using Organoid Models to Probe Signaling Mechanisms during Human Cortical Development" - Madeline Andrews, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 23, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Twenty Years of Intestinal Failure – What Do We Know Now?" - Christopher Duggan, MD
Title: Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Twenty Years of Intestinal Failure – What Do We Know Now?" - Christopher Duggan, MD
Date & Time: Oct 23, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Cardiovascular Seminar - "Understanding Cardiovascular Biology One Cell At A time" - Sean Wu, MD, PhD
Title: Cardiovascular Seminar - "Understanding Cardiovascular Biology One Cell At A time" - Sean Wu, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 26, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Characterizing Psychiatric Disease Trajectories Using Genetic and Phenotypic Signatures" - Leos Olde Loohuis, PhD
Title: Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Characterizing Psychiatric Disease Trajectories Using Genetic and Phenotypic Signatures" - Leos Olde Loohuis, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 26, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Psychiatry Grand Rounds - "The Robert Weinstock Forensic and Ethics Grand Round Series: Network Localization of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms" - Ryan Darby, MD
Title: Psychiatry Grand Rounds - "The Robert Weinstock Forensic and Ethics Grand Round Series: Network Localization of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms" - Ryan Darby, MD
Date & Time: Oct 27, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Neuromodulation Seminar Series Journal Club - "Motor Cortical Treatment Targets for Chronic Pelvic Pain: Big Data, Small Data, and Clinical Trials" - Jason Kutch, PhD
Title: Neuromodulation Seminar Series Journal Club - "Motor Cortical Treatment Targets for Chronic Pelvic Pain: Big Data, Small Data, and Clinical Trials" - Jason Kutch, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 27, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Neural Stem Cell, Human-Specific Genes, and Neocortex Expansion in Development and Human Evolution" - Wieland Huttner, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Neural Stem Cell, Human-Specific Genes, and Neocortex Expansion in Development and Human Evolution" - Wieland Huttner, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 27, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Care: The Santa Monica Multidisciplinary Breast Program"
Title: Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Care: The Santa Monica Multidisciplinary Breast Program" - Panel
Date & Time: Oct 28, 2020 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "An Update on C3 Glomerulopathy" - Anthony Sisk, DO
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "An Update on C3 Glomerulopathy" - Anthony Sisk, DO
Date & Time: Oct 28, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Head & Neck Surgery - "Changing the Standard of Care: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Oral Cavity Cancer" - Stephen Y. Lai, MD, PhD, FACS
Title: UCLA Head & Neck Surgery - "Changing the Standard of Care: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Oral Cavity Cancer" - Stephen Y. Lai, MD, PhD, FACS
Date & Time: Oct 28, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Surgery & Medicine Grand Rounds - "Bias at the Bedside: A Conversation of Educators"
Title: Surgery & Medicine Grand Rounds - "Bias at the Bedside: A Conversation of Educators"
Date & Time: Oct 28, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Cells That Tile Your Brain: Astrocyte Roles in Neural Circuits and DIsease" - Baljit Khakh, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Cells That Tile Your Brain: Astrocyte Roles in Neural Circuits and DIsease" - Baljit Khakh, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 28, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online
UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID-19 and Behavior" - Lynn Vavreck, PhD
Title: UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID-19 and Behavior" - Lynn Vavreck, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 29, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative-- Cannabis Conversations During COVID-19: "A life in cannabis research: Studying the cannabis 'high' and its potential medical benefit" with Dr. Meg Haney
Title: UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative-- Cannabis Conversations During COVID-19: "A life in cannabis research: Studying the cannabis 'high' and its potential medical benefit" with Dr. Meg Haney
Date & Time: Oct 29, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Online

JCCC Seminar Series - "Integrative Whole Person Care in the Time of COVID-19: Challenges and Possibilities" - Kauser Ahmed, MD, PhD
Title: JCCC Seminar Series - "Integrative Whole Person Care in the Time of COVID-19: Challenges and Possibilities" - Kauser Ahmed, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 29, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Computational Medicine | Daniel Tward | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series 
Title: Computational Medicine | Daniel Tward | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series 
Date & Time: Oct 29, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CTSI R Grant Writing Workshop - Dec 17&18 (Early Registration Deadline: 10/30/2020)
Title: UCLA CTSI R GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP - DEC 17&18 (EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/30/2020)
Date & Time: Oct 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - “Using patient diversity in a dish to identify convergent therapeutic targets for ALS” Justin Ichida, PhD
Title: INTEGRATIVE CENTER FOR NEURAL REPAIR SEMINAR - “Using patient diversity in a dish to identify convergent therapeutic targets for ALS” Justin Ichida, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series - "XY Star Mouse Line Reveals Y-Chromosome Specific Effect on Sleep Regulation" - India Nichols, PhD
Title: Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series - "XY Star Mouse Line Reveals Y-Chromosome Specific Effect on Sleep Regulation" - India Nichols, PhD
Date & Time: Oct 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Brain Mapping Seminar Series - “High-resolution multimodal MRI investigations of human episodic memory” - Michael A Yassa, PhD
Title: “High-resolution multimodal MRI investigations of human episodic memory” - Michael A Yassa, PhD
Date & Time: Nov 05, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CART - "Emotion Dysregulation across the Autism Spectrum: New Approaches to Assessment and Treatment" - Carla Mazefsky, PhD
Title: UCLA CART - "Emotion Dysregulation across the Autism Spectrum: New Approaches to Assessment and Treatment" - Carla Mazefsky, PhD
Date & Time: Nov 06, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Zoom

Mindful Music presents Music for Peace | Virtual Concert
Title: Mindful Music presents Music for Peace
Date & Time: Oct 21, 2020 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: Mindful Music YouTube Channel

Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
Get help with your grant application or clinical trial!
Biostatistical Consults at UCLA
Biostatistical consultations are available at UCLA and appointments can be arranged at LA BioMed and Cedars-Sinai.
COVID-19 Clinical Research Navigator
UCLA Health and the CTSI Office of Clinical Research are pleased to announce the availability of a COVID-19 Clinical Research Navigator.
(Updated 10/16/2020) A message from Dean Kelsey Martin
An important message from the Dean.
School of Nursing seeking American Indian/Alaska Native residents of Los Angeles county
Researchers are seeking American Indian/Alaska Native Los Angeles county residents aged 21+ to participate in a research study to examine knowledge levels and attitudes about possible environmental hazards.
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.
Are you a Healthy Individual over the age of 50? This study may be for you!
We are looking for adults 50 years and older who are overall healthy to examine the phenotype differences in Alzheimer's disease and its related disorders. We are not just seeking patients, but also healthy individuals over the age of 50 to compare neuropsychological functioning across diseased and non-diseased individuals.
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.
Radiology Research Studies
The UCLA Radiology department is seeking volunteers who agree to be contacted for potential participation in future radiology studies.
Hepatitis B Study
Scientists are looking at ways to cure Hepatitis B. UCLA is taking part in a study looking at the safety and tolerability of a new Hepatitis B cure strategy.
Digital Mental Health Study recruiting patients experiencing symptoms of depression
If you are you a patient of the UCLA Health System and are currently experiencing symptoms of depression, you may be eligible to participate in a research study sponsored by Apple Inc. and the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. 
Volunteers with Depression needed for Sleep Deprivation Study
If you are 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. 
Department of Pediatrics Recruiting Pregnant Women for Single Visit Fetal MRI Study
The group is actively recruiting pregnant women with healthy pregnancies, pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes and fetal growth restriction to participate in a one-time fetal MRI in the third trimester.
Recruiting study participants for research examining the link between the eye and the brain! $10 Target gift card for 30min participation!
Help contribute to our research devoted to understanding the link between brain pressures and ultrasound of the eye! 30min = $10 Target gift card!
Regenerative Musculoskeletal Medicine Training Program (RMMTP) Opportunity
The goal of this training program is to provide an in-depth understanding of regenerative musculoskeletal medicine in areas of investigation ranging from development biology and pathobiology to tissue repair and bioengineering. As the goal of this training grant is to foster the development of interdisciplinary scientists, trainees must have a co-mentor in a complimentary field. The training program is open to any UCLA postdoctoral fellow who is a US citizen or permanent resident and whose research interest focuses on aspects of musculoskeletal biology. Applications due by noon on Monday, November 30, 2020