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COVID Resources
COVID Related Resources
14th Annual UCLA Sleep Medicine Course
Title: 14th Annual UCLA Sleep Medicine Course
Date & Time: Jan 23, 2021 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Live Virtual Meeting

27th Annual Cool Topics in Neonatology Conference
Title: 27th Annual Cool Topics in Neonatology Conference
Date & Time: Mar 05, 2021 5:00 PM - Mar 07, 2021 12:20 PM
Location: Live Virtual Meeting

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

Neuromodulation Seminar Series Journal Club - "Structural Connectivity of Brainstem – Limbic Nuclei in 197 Human Subjects" - Simon Levenine and Ausif Bari, MD, PhD
Title: Neuromodulation Seminar Series Journal Club - "Structural Connectivity of Brainstem – Limbic Nuclei in 197 Human Subjects" - Simon Levenine and Ausif Bari, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 19, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

MPTG/ I3T Seminar - "SARS-CoV-2: On Receptors, Transmission and Countermeasures" - Vincent Munster, PhD
Title: MPTG/ I3T Seminar - "SARS-CoV-2: On Receptors, Transmission and Countermeasures" - Vincent Munster, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "How do Astrocytes Sculpt Synaptic Circuits?" - Cagla Eroglu, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "How do Astrocytes Sculpt Synaptic Circuits?" - Cagla Eroglu, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CTSI KL2 Visiting Scholars Program Seminar - "Spit Signals, Concussion Insights from Saliva RNA" - Steven Hicks, MD, PhD
Title: UCLA CTSI KL2 Visiting Scholars Program Seminar - "Spit Signals, Concussion Insights from Saliva RNA" - Steven Hicks, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Online
CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Remuscularization of injured ventricle from within and outside" - Jay Zhang, MD, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Remuscularization of injured ventricle from within and outside" - Jay Zhang, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "Aftiphilin-Mediated Paracellular Ion Flux and Myosin Light Chain Kinase Activation Regulates Colonic Epithelial Permeability in vitro" - Ivy Ka Man Law, PhD
Title: UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "Aftiphilin-Mediated Paracellular Ion Flux and Myosin Light Chain Kinase Activation Regulates Colonic Epithelial Permeability in vitro" - Ivy Ka Man Law, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Open Airway Surgery – State of the Art” - Michael J. Rutter, MD
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Open Airway Surgery – State of the Art” - Michael J. Rutter, MD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "Tobacco cessation for the nephrologist" - Michael Ong, MD, PhD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Tobacco cessation for the nephrologist" - Michael Ong, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds - The Public-Private Partnership: Supporting the Safety Net Through Collaborative Patient-Centered Care - John Fisher, MD, MBA
Title: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds - The Public-Private Partnership: Supporting the Safety Net Through Collaborative Patient-Centered Care - John Fisher, MD, MBA
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Neurology Grand Rounds - "Conformational Diversity of Pathological Proteins: Input from the Intracellular Environment" - Chao Peng, PhD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "Conformational Diversity of Pathological Proteins: Input from the Intracellular Environment" - Chao Peng, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Children’s Discovery & Innovation Institute (CDI) Scientific Seminar Series - "Intra-Uterine Effects on Placenta & Offspring" - Sherin Devaskar, MD
Title: Children’s Discovery & Innovation Institute (CDI) Scientific Seminar Series - "Intra-Uterine Effects on Placenta & Offspring" - Sherin Devaskar, MD
Date & Time: Jan 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

ICNG - "Subcellular organization and regulation of GPCR signaling" - Mark von Zastrow, MD, PhD
Title: ICNG - "Subcellular organization and regulation of GPCR signaling" - Mark von Zastrow, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
MBI Research Seminar - "Pioneering Digit Development" - Marie Kmita, PhD
Title: MBI Research Seminar - "Pioneering Digit Development" - Marie Kmita, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 21, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Structural Vulnerability to Poor Health: Puerto Ricans in the US Inner-City Colonial Diaspora" - Philippe Bourgois, PhD
Title: UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Structural Vulnerability to Poor Health: Puerto Ricans in the US Inner-City Colonial Diaspora" - Philippe Bourgois, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

RCMAR CHIME Methodological Webinar Series -  “Recent Methodological Advances in the California Health Interview Survey” - Todd Hughes, MS
Title: RCMAR CHIME Methodological Webinar Series -  “Recent Methodological Advances in the California Health Interview Survey” - Todd Hughes, MS
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Citizen Scientific Racism: White Nationalist Appropriations of Genetic Research" - Aaron Panofsky, PhD
Title: Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Citizen Scientific Racism: White Nationalist Appropriations of Genetic Research" - Aaron Panofsky, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Mental Health and Social Support During the Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disorders" - Christine Moody, PhD
Title: Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Mental Health and Social Support During the Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disorders" - Christine Moody, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Molecular Metabolism Journal Club - "Plasticity of Epididymal Adipose Tissue in Response to Diet-Induced Obesity at Single-Nucleus Resolution" - Mirian Krystel de Siqueira
Title: Molecular Metabolism Journal Club - "Plasticity of Epididymal Adipose Tissue in Response to Diet-Induced Obesity at Single-Nucleus Resolution" - Mirian Krystel de Siqueira
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neurosciences - "Specialized and Spatially Organized Dopamine Signals" - Ilana Witten, PhD
Title: BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neurosciences - "Specialized and Spatially Organized Dopamine Signals" - Ilana Witten, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

DGSOM 10th Annual Ethics Symposium
Title: DGSOM 10th Annual Ethics Symposium
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Zoom
I3T Seminar - "What Does it Mean to be Immunocompetent? Examples from Cancer, Transplantation, and Infection" - Holden Maecker, PhD
Title: I3T Seminar - "What Does it Mean to be Immunocompetent? Examples from Cancer, Transplantation, and Infection" - Holden Maecker, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "A Programmable ‘Chemical Switch’ for Fatty Liver Disease: Lessons from Epitranscriptomics" - Tamer Sallam, MD, PhD
Title: UCLA Digestive Disease Research Center Lecture Series - "A Programmable ‘Chemical Switch’ for Fatty Liver Disease: Lessons from Epitranscriptomics" - Tamer Sallam, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "A Systems Biology-Enabled Journey to DAMPen Acute Lung Inflammation" - Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "A Systems Biology-Enabled Journey to DAMPen Acute Lung Inflammation" - Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online
UCLA Psychosis Colloquium - "Investigating Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition in Schizophrenia" - Amy M. Jimenez, PhD
Title: UCLA Psychosis Colloquium - "Investigating Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition in Schizophrenia" - Amy M. Jimenez, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Neurology Grand Rounds - "Enhancing the Pre-Clinical Translational Research Pipeline for Alzheimer's Disease Through The MODEL-AD and TREAT-AD Consortia" - Bruce T. Lamb, PhD
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "Enhancing the Pre-Clinical Translational Research Pipeline for Alzheimer's Disease Through The MODEL-AD and TREAT-AD Consortia" - Bruce T. Lamb, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Renal Grand Rounds - "Impaired Renal HCO3- Excretion in Cystic Fibrosis" - Jens Leipziger, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds - "Impaired Renal HCO3- Excretion in Cystic Fibrosis" - Jens Leipziger, MD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Free CE: Expanding Oral Health to Individuals with Disabilities
Title: Free CE: Expanding Oral Health to Individuals with Disabilities
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2021 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Online
Art Arnold Innovator Lecture - “Sexual Differentiation of the Brain: from Mouse to Man” - Julie Bakker, PhD
Title: Art Arnold Innovator Lecture - “Sexual Differentiation of the Brain: from Mouse to Man” - Julie Bakker, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 29, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Rangell Social Medicine/Grand Rounds - "The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens" - Daniel Hatcher, JD
Title: Rangell Social Medicine/Grand Rounds - "The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens" - Daniel Hatcher, JD
Date & Time: Jan 29, 2021 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "PD-1 pathway blockade: a Common Denominator for Cancer Therapy" - Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "PD-1 pathway blockade: a Common Denominator for Cancer Therapy" - Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online
Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Simulation on the Cheap: Low-Cost Task Trainers in Otolaryngology” - Sonya Malekzadeh, MD
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “Simulation on the Cheap: Low-Cost Task Trainers in Otolaryngology” - Sonya Malekzadeh, MD
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Biostatistical Consults at UCLA
Biostatistical consultations are available at UCLA and appointments can be arranged at LA BioMed and Cedars-Sinai.
Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
Get help with your grant application or clinical trial!
(Updated 01/20/2021) A message from Dean Kelsey Martin
An important message from the Dean.
UCLA Department of Pediatrics seeking healthy children and children with suspected/confirmed fatty liver for MRI and MRE. $75 Target gift card and parking voucher provided!
WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE STUDY? Healthy children and children with suspected/confirmed fatty liver or other liver diseases between ages 6 - 17 OR infants born from healthy mothers and infants born from mothers with gestational diabetes. BENEFITS? Further understanding of novel free-breathing MRE and MRI technology for scans in children. RISKS? MRI is an enclosed space and those who are claustrophobic should not participate. MRI is also noisy; headphones and earplugs will be provided. WHAT DOES THE STUDY ENTAIL? One time MRI and MRE of the child/infant approximately 90 minutes. There will also be a brief survey and anthropometric measurements performed by the investigators. ANY INCENTIVES? $75 Target gift card, MRI pictures of child/infant's liver and Principal Investigator will provide scan to physician in the event of incidental findings. WHO TO CONTACT IF INTERESTED? Grace Kim at hmkim@mednet.ucla.edu
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.
Enroll in the TRACE COVID-19 Study
Have an Apple Watch Series 4 (or newer)? Help researchers from UCLA and Case Western Reserve University study heart health and COVID-19. Enroll in TRACE COVID-19 (Tracking Electrocardiographic Changes in COVID-19). Click here for details: http://tracecovid19study.com
Department of Pediatrics Seeking Pregnant Women with Fetal Growth Restriction for Third Trimester MRI. Participants receive $100 Target gift card
Department of Pediatrics, OBGYN, and Radiology are teaming up together to study body composition of mother and baby in the third trimester of pregnancy. Participants will have a one time 45 minute MRI scan at 300 Medical Plaza between 30-36 weeks. A brief chart review on mother and baby will be conducted. Those who participate receive a $100 Target gift card.
Pilot Funding Available for Research in Women's Health
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center/UCLA National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health is offering pilot funding for UCLA researchers, this includes researchers at the Westwood/Santa Monica Campus, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, who perform women’s health research, and/or research where exploration of sex and gender-based differences is relevant.
Pilot Funding Available for Research in Women’s Health: The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center Executive Advisory Board / CTSI Awards
Pilot funding is available for UCLA researchers, this includes researchers at the Westwood/Santa Monica Campus, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, who perform women’s health research, and/or research where exploration of sex and gender-based differences is relevant.
Funding Available for Augmentation of Major Research Grants: The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center Executive Advisory Board / CTSI Awards
Pilot funding is available to augment currently funded NIH or major foundation grants for UCLA researchers, this includes researchers at the Westwood/Santa Monica Campus, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, to promote exploration of sex and gender-based differences and women’s health research. Funds can be used to focus on, expand, or strengthen a research project’s applicability to women’s health.
Fellowship Funding Available for Research in Women’s Health: The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center Executive Advisory Board / CTSI Young Investigator Award
Fellowship funding is available for one Ph.D. candidate (including M.D. Ph.D. or other dual degree) or post-doctoral student engaged in research related to women’s health at UCLA, this includes candidates and students at the Westwood/Santa Monica Campus, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
UCLA CTSI TL1 Health Systems Science Summer Fellowship for Health Professional Students Deadline: March 12, 2021 05:00 PM
This summer fellowship is an introduction to mentored research training for health professional students focusing on health systems science. The program will provide each individual with exposure to the practice of implementation science in clinical settings, public health program design and evaluation, community-partnered research, and health policy design, with a focus on population health. This fellowship will help students uncover lessons for translational research, specifically, implications for meeting the unique needs of entire populations and addressing health disparities.