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HEADLINES
Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms: Changing the Terms of the Debate" - Jonathan M. Metzl, M.D., Ph.D
Title: Social Medicine Grand Rounds
Date & Time: Feb 21, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: UCLA Gonda Building, 1357 Gonda

CTSI Seminar: "It's in our RNA" - Vivian Cheung​, M.D.
Title: CTSI Seminar: "It's in our RNA" - Vivian Cheung​, M.D.
Date & Time: Feb 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB auditorium

CME COURSES
Queering Wellness: Healing as a Community
February 18, 2017
Neuroscience Research Building
Los Angeles, California

The purpose of this workshop series is to equip physicians with the knowledge and skills to provide culturally competent and sensitive health care to LGBTQIA individuals. In the first of this series of workshops, physicians will gain an understanding of LGBTQIA-related terminology, health disparities faced by LGBTQIA individuals, and the ways in which these disparities can be addressed appropriately in the context of the doctor-patient relationship. The second workshop will review family-building options for LGBT individuals, including a discussion of fertility preservation for transgender individuals and one of the unique psychosocial and legal issues related to LGBTQ parenting. Finally, the third workshop will explore issues surrounding the social and health service needs for the LGBTQIA senior population, including mental health, physical health, finance, housing, and community supports. At the end of the workshop series, it is expected that participants will have a foundational understanding of LGBTQIA health care and will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to implement what they have learned into their clinical practice.

For more information visit the CME web site.
Clinical and Contemporary IR 2017
February 18, 2017
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Santa Monica, California
This one-day educational conference focuses on what is new and notable in interventional radiology. The conference will be separated into topic lecture sessions (in a rapid-fire format), and a best case/worst case session, where use of new and novel techniques will be featured in addition to morbidity/mortality. There will be a total of 5 hours of topic lectures and one hour of best case/worst case for a total of six hours of educational content.

This conference will allow a forum for the young physician-scientists in the field to talk about the "next generation" of IR. There is also a multidisciplinary session where we can learn valuable clinical skills from our colleagues in ICU, radiation oncology, urology, anesthesia, and OB/Gyn. The involvement of junior attendings, IR fellows, and IR-interested residents will allow networking opportunities for job seekers, research and clinical collaboration.

Immediately prior to the conference, there will be a 1.5-hour medical student and resident session, including information on training in and succeeding in IR and what it’s like to be in IR practice. Snacks, lunch, and refreshments will be provided at the meeting hotel, which is the stylish Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. At the conclusion of the sessions, a dinner reception will be hosted at the nearby restaurant James Beach.

For more information visit the CME web site.
42nd Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference
March 02, 2017 to March 05, 2017
42nd Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference
The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey, California
This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in female pelvic medicine and reconstruction, stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, urethral stricture disease, genitourinary trauma, renal and ureteral stones, testosterone deficiency, testosterone use in men with prostate cancer, surgical therapies and technologies for BPH, urologic oncology (including kidney, prostate, bladder, imaging and ablative therapies), biomarkers for cancer detection and management, MRI fusion biopsy, active surveillance, robotic surgical procedures, management of the small renal mass, GU dermatology, pediatric urology, and practice management including MIPS, ICD-10, and E/M coding. The conference emphasizes interaction between participants and faculty and allows ample time for case presentations and group discussions, ensuring an outstanding educational experience for attendees.

For more information visit the CME web site.
Cool Topics in Neonatology 23rd Annual Conference
March 03, 2017 to March 05, 2017
Coronado Island Marriott Resort
Coronado, California

This is the twenty-third annual conference presented by the California Association of Neonatologists (CAN) and the AAP District IX Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Pediatrics. Internationally recognized speakers will present important clinical topics.

Target Audience

Neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners

For more information visit the CME web site.
44th Annual UCLA Family Medicine Refresher Course
March 06, 2017 to March 10, 2017
Marina del Rey Marriott
Marina del Rey, California
The goal of this refresher course is to provide family physicians and other primary care providers with state-of-the-art educational experiences and accepted approaches to clinical problem-solving in both office and hospital settings.
  • The latest clinical developments of interest to family physicians
  • Practical skills workshops
  • Mini-courses providing in-depth review of selected relevant topics
  • Expanded syllabus for quick reference in your clinical practice
  • Speakers with proven ability to present relevant content useful in the family medicine context

For more information visit the CME web site.
Faculty and Residents as Educators Second Annual Symposium
March 11, 2017
Marriott Hotel
Manhattan Beach, California

This program is designed for physicians involved in teaching medical practices. It's meant to provide information on multi-faceted educational approaches such as teaching knowledge, technical skills, decision-making, administrative and documentation practices and interpersonal communication. Information will also be provided on contemporary teaching tools, such as simulation, social media, and web-based curricula that can be applied to increase the effectiveness of teaching core skills and decision-making.

For more information visit the CME web site.
5th Annual UCLA-Mellinkoff Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium
March 10, 2017 to March 12, 2017
The Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California
The 5th Annual UCLA-Mellinkoff Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium has been designed as an interactive, case-based learning activity to educate healthcare professionals on the evaluation and management of patients with gastrointestinal disorders. Audience participation is encouraged through panel discussions and audience response system. The hands-on session provides a valuable learning opportunity, though no CME credit will be issued for participation in this session. 

On March 10-12, 2017 - we are delighted to present the 5th Annual UCLA-Mellinkoff Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium. The UCLA-Mellinkoff Symposium presents approaches and solutions that physicians can easily integrate into their daily practices. This CME-accredited course will be held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. 

For more information visit the CME web site.
Meeting the Challenge of Primary Care
March 15, 2017 to March 18, 2017
The Sheraton Kauai Resort
Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
It is often said that the "common things occur most commonly" and no where is this not more true than in primary care. This four-day symposium will provide the participant with an update on common problems seen in primary care related to preventive medicine, rheumatology, internal medicine, and women's health.

A distinguished UCLA faculty group will discuss a variety of topics including hypertension, diabetes, skin disorders, headache, contraception, depression, coronary heart disease, and common rheumatologic disorders.

Target Audience

Family physicians, general practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

For more information visit the CME web site.
Fifth Annual International Retinal Imaging Symposium (IRIS V)
March 25, 2017
Tamkin Auditorium
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
The International Retinal Imaging Symposium V will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and will feature a series of lectures that will focus on the latest developments in retinal imaging, including: adaptive optics, fundus autofluorescence, ultra-widefield imaging, spectral domain and swept source optical coherence tomography (OCT), and OCT angiography. This conference will include a full day of lectures by many of the world’s experts in retinal imaging who will speak on recent innovations in retinal imaging that have occurred in this rapidly advancing field.

Our world-renowned faculty will aim to familiarize course participants with the newest evolving technologies and will guide and instruct our registrants in the application of these advanced systems and in the interpretation of novel imaging findings. This will help our participants better manage their patients with macular and retinal disease and achieve better patient outcomes in their practices.

We welcome your participation at IRIS which promises to provide insight and understanding in retinal imaging and showcase the integral importance of innovative retinal imaging in the evaluation and management of retinal disease.

For more information visit the CME web site.
UCLA Laryngology Update 2017: The Performing and Professional Voice
April 07, 2017
UCLA Campus
UCLA Luskin Conference Center
Los Angeles, California

Hoarseness is a devastating loss, particularly for the performer or vocal professional. From musical theater actors to recording pop stars, vocal malfunction carries an elevated urgency for providers to return their patients to optimal voice quality. Likewise in non-performing professionals who critically depend on voice use, such as teachers, trial lawyers, or salespersons, a loss of voice quality can be equally devastating. Available published guidelines and information describing the treatment of hoarseness in this demanding subset of patients is extremely limited. With the combined experience treating vocal professionals and performers, the multidisciplinary team of the UCLA Voice Center for Medicine and the Arts has developed an advanced multidisciplinary course that will teach and review diagnostic and treatment strategies for the hoarse performer and voice professional. The course will focus on incorporating all aspects of the voice team including presentations from the laryngology, speech pathology, and vocal pedagogy viewpoints as well as from the vocal performer's perspective.

For more information visit the CME web site.
UCLA Primary Care Update 2017
April 07, 2017 to April 08, 2017
Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

The clinical challenge of primary care lies not only in the breadth of the specialty, but also in the need to stay current in practice areas that are provided. This two-day program provides the participant with a balanced blend of core primary care topics coupled with updates on recent advances in a variety of specialty and subspecialty areas. Following completion of this program, the participant should be better able to:
  • Evaluate and treat hypertension, osteoporosis, gout, vaginitis and low-back pain
  • Manage patients with heart failure, chronic kidney disease, irritable bowel syndrome, low-back pain and common orthopaedic problems
  • Discuss the current role of bone marrow transplantation, as well as recent advances in the management of breast cancer and pancreatic cancer
For more information visit the CME web site.
35th Carl M. Pearson Memorial Symposium: Frontiers of Rheumatology
April 07, 2017 to April 09, 2017
Marina del Rey Marriott
Marina del Rey, California

For the past 35 years the Annual Seminar "Frontiers of Rheumatology" has honored the memory of Carl M. Pearson MD, the founding chief of rheumatology at UCLA, by gathering a distinguished faculty for three days of interactions, presentations and educational discussions with participants of current topics, recent advances and impending progress of importance to physicians and other providers of care to patients with autoimmune and musculoskeletal conditions. The course has been well-reviewed by participants and by visiting faculty who enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, challenging queries from participants and many opportunities for interactions. Many have repeatedly returned to subsequent seminars. Participants record their opinions about the quality of each presentation and of the overall course each year. In 2016, there were 162 attendees. Ninety-five percent thought the program taught or verified important information and a gratifyingly high 91% felt the information would impact their practices. Ninety-six percent thought the program fulfilled the course objectives and 98.9% would recommend the course to others. As before, 95% felt an annual update is needed.

For more information visit the CME web site.
UCLA Brain Attack! '17
May 06, 2017
UCLA Carnesale Commons
Los Angeles, California

The UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center presents its annual Brain Attack symposium to review the practical, clinical aspects of stroke prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The course will cover stroke risk factors, diagnostic testing, and medical and interventional therapy. 

Intravenous tPA and neuroendovascular thrombectomy are now proven therapies for treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The results of recent studies indicate that neurointerventional techniques of thrombectomy are beneficial up to six hours after symptom onset in most patients, and beyond six hours in select patients. A highly coordinated team approach is required to provide these treatments safely and effectively. 

Neuroimaging techniques are playing an increasingly important role in the evaluation of stroke patients. Faculty will provide an in-depth discussion of innovative MR and CT techniques. 

Target Audience

Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Emergency Physicians,  Family Practice Physicians, Internists, and other health care professionals who want to enhance their knowledge of the management of patients with cerebrovascular diseases.

For more information visit the CME web site.
SECOND ANNUAL UCLA/SVS SYMPOSIUM: A Comprehensive Review and Update of What's New in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
August 26, 2017 to August 28, 2017
The Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California

This three-day course represents a joint effort of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at UCLA and Society for Vascular Surgery as they have merged their two programs. This program will offer an in-depth review of our specialty for those preparing to take the vascular board examinations as well as providing the basic didactic education for the vascular residents and fellows in training. The course recognizes four major pillars of vascular surgery practice, which include (1) conventional open operations, (2) catheter-based intervention (endovascular surgery), (3) the medical aspect of patient management, (4) diagnostic imaging and noninvasive testing.

For more information visit the CME web site.
SEMINARS, SYMPOSIA, & TALKS
Valentine's Mindful Music Break at the School of Nursing
Title: Valentine's Mindful Music Break at the School of Nursing
Date & Time: Feb 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: School of Nursing Foyer Factor Bldg, 700 Tiverton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "Flies, Fluorescence and Microtubules Tell the Inside Story of Healthy and Injured Neurons" -Melissa Rolls, Ph.D.
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "Flies, Fluorescence and Microtubules Tell the Inside Story of Healthy and Injured Neurons" - Melissa Rolls, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB

Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Political Traps and Female Patients: The New Reproductive Battlefront" - Michele Goodwin
Title: Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Political Traps and Female Patients: The New Reproductive Battlefront" - Michele Goodwin
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan Medical Center, B-130

CTSI Seminar: "Mitochondria: Stem Cells, Transfer, and Disease" - Michael Teitell, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: CTSI Seminar: "Mitochondria: Stem Cells, Transfer, and Disease" - Michael Teitell, M.D., Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB auditorium

Global Training Opportunities: Advanced Doctoral Students: Information Session 1
Title: Global Training Opportunities: Advanced Doctoral Students: Information Session 1
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Fielding School of Public Health, Dean’s Office

Surgery Grand Rounds - Mock Orals
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - Mock Orals
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Race, Bioethics & Abortion: Why Dr. King Was Right-Family Planning Is Essential For Women's Liberation & Equality" - Michele Goodwin
Title: Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Race, Bioethics & Abortion: Why Dr. King Was Right-Family Planning Is Essential For Women's Liberation & Equality" - Michele Goodwin
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Law 1447

Anesthesia Grand Rounds Presents: "Patient satisfaction. Why is it important?" - Gundappa Neelakanta, M.D. & Ronald Hays, M.D.
Title: Anesthesia Grand Rounds Presents: "Patient satisfaction. Why is it important?" - Gundappa Neelakanta, M.D. & Ronald Hays, M.D.
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, B-130

Neurology Grand Rounds - "Neurophysiological Interactions of the Motor System in Health and Disease" - Nicole Swann, Ph.D.
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "Neurophysiological Interactions of the Motor System in Health and Disease" - Nicole Swann, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: NRB Auditorium

CDI Scientific Seminar Series: “Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy: Progress and challenges”
Title: CDI Scientific Seminar Series: “Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy: Progress and challenges”
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: A2-342 MDCC (Moss Auditorium)

ICNG: What Exactly Are Endophenotypes Good For?
Title: ICNG: What Exactly Are Endophenotypes Good For?
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Gonda 1357 Conference Room

Global Training Opportunities: Advanced Doctoral Students: Information Session 2
Title: Global Training Opportunities: Advanced Doctoral Students: Information Session 2
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Fielding School of Public Health, Dean’s Office

Investor panel: New Opportunities for LA Biotech
Title: Investor panel: New Opportunities for LA Biotech
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Nixon Peabody 300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 4100 Los Angeles, CA 90071

Physiology Faculty Candidate Symposium #3
Title: Physiology Faculty Candidate Symposium
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:05 AM
Location: 1357 Gonda

MBI Seminar Series - Jan Karlseder, Ph.D.
Title: MBI Seminar Series - Jan Karlseder, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 16, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer Hall

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Reproductive Decision-making of Women in Methadone Clinics” - Agatha Berger, M.D.
Title: Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Reproductive Decision-making of Women in Methadone Clinics” - Agatha Berger, M.D.
Date & Time: Feb 17, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: RRMC B-124

21st Annual UCLA Health Care Symposium
Title: 21st Annual UCLA Health Care Symposium
Date & Time: Feb 11, 2017 8:15 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Covel Commons: 200 De Neve Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "The Neural Genesis of Reward Timing and a Theory of Intertemporal Decision " - Marshall Shuler Ph.D.
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "The Neural Genesis of Reward Timing and a Theory of Intertemporal Decision " - Marshall Shuler Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 21, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB

Bioscience Talent Connection
Title: Bioscience Talent Connection
Date & Time: Feb 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: University of Southern California Ray R. Irani Hall Los Angeles, CA 90089-2910

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Adapting to 'The New World Order' How Surgeons Can Survive & Thrive" - Harry C. Sax, M.D., MHCM
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - 'Adapting to "The New World Order' How Surgeons Can Survive & Thrive" - Harry C. Sax, M.D., MHCM
Date & Time: Feb 22, 2017 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Anesthesia Grand Rounds Presents: "Ketamine and Consciousness" - George Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Anesthesia Grand Rounds Presents: "Ketamine and Consciousness" - with George Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 22, 2017 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, B-130

The Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA - Innovative Practice Models and the Future of Nurses and Residents in Healthcare Delivery
Title: The Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA - Innovative Practice Models and the Future of Nurses and Residents in Healthcare Delivery
Date & Time: Feb 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium, UCLA

Junior Faculty Lecture Series: Establishing Excellence and Opportunities in Education
Title: Junior Faculty Lecture Series: Establishing Excellence and Opportunities in Education
Date & Time: Feb 23, 2017 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 13-105 CHS

MBI Seminar Series - Finat Yildiz, Ph.D.
Title: MBI Seminar Series - Finat Yildiz, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 23, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer Hall

Mindful Music Piano Break Featuring Jinhee Kim
Title: Mindful Music Piano Break Featuring Jinhee Kim
Date & Time: Feb 23, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: Semel Institute Auditorium 720 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095

Seminar on Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy - "Are Generic Drug Prices Too Low?" - Jack Needleman
Title: Seminar on Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy - "Are Generic Drug Prices Too Low?" - Jack Needleman
Date & Time: Feb 23, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Brentwood Room 16-154 CHS

Biotech Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
Title: Biotech Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
Date & Time: Feb 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC,1425 San Pablo Street,Conference Room 1st Floor

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - “A Bone to Pick: Osteoporosis Update” - Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS, FACP
Title: Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - “A Bone to Pick: Osteoporosis Update” - Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS, FACP
Date & Time: Feb 24, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: RRMC B-124

"Health for Vulnerable Populations: Advancing the Science" - UCLA Dept. of Medicine - Research Symposium - Feb. 24, 2017
Title: "Health for Vulnerable Populations: Advancing the Science" - UCLA Dept. of Medicine - Research Symposium - Feb. 24, 2017
Date & Time: Feb 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

13th Agi Hirshberg Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer
Title: 13th Agi Hirshberg Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer
Date & Time: Feb 25, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: UCLA Faculty Center

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Seminar - "Evolutionary Dynamics of Pancreatic Cancer" - Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Seminar - "Evolutionary Dynamics of Pancreatic Cancer" - Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D
Date & Time: Feb 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: CHS Room 13-105

Methodological Seminar co-sponsored by RCMAR/CHIME & Project EXPORT
Title: Methodological Seminar co-sponsored by RCMAR/CHIME & Project EXPORT
Date & Time: Feb 27, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 911 Broxton Ave Second Floor Conference Room Los Angeles. CA 90095

Bioinformatics IDP Monday Seminar Series- “Natural Selection has shaped coding and non-coding transcription in primate CD4+ T-cells” - Adam Siepel, Ph.D.
Title: Bioinformatics IDP Monday Seminar Series- “Natural Selection has shaped coding and non-coding transcription in primate CD4+ T-cells” - Adam Siepel, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 27, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:

Human Genetics Seminar Series - Undiagnosed Diseases Network - “Understanding Rare Diseases: Bringing together basic science and patient care through the Undiagnosed Diseases Network” - Stanley Nelson, M.D. & Christina Palmer, Ph.D.
Title: Human Genetics Seminar Series - Undiagnosed Diseases Network - “Understanding Rare Diseases: Bringing together basic science and patient care through the Undiagnosed Diseases Network” - Stanley Nelson, M.D. & Christina Palmer, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 27, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium, Room 132

Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Non Verbal Patients: Discovering Capacity" - Rebecca Brashler, LCSW
Title: Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Non Verbal Patients: Discovering Capacity" - Rebecca Brashler, LCSW
Date & Time: Feb 28, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium

UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "Neural Control of Itch and Inflammation" - Diana Bautista, Ph.D.
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars In Neuroscience - "Neural Control of Itch and Inflammation" - Diana Bautista, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB

I3T Seminar Speaker - "Alloreactive T and B cells in Transplant Tolerance" - Anita Chong, Ph.D.
Title: I3T Seminar Speaker - "Alloreactive T and B cells in Transplant Tolerance" - Anita Chong, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Feb 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 53-105CHS

MBI Seminar Series - Frederic de Sauvage, Ph.D.
Title: MBI Seminar Series - Frederic de Sauvage, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Mar 02, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer Hall

Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Power, Suffering and the Struggle for Dignity: Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter" - Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH,
Title: Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series - "Power, Suffering and the Struggle for Dignity: Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter" - Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH,
Date & Time: Mar 07, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan Medical Center, B-130

SEDs - "The Role of Population Heterogeneity in Cancer Genomics" - John Carpeten, Ph.D.
Title: SEDs - "The Role of Population Heterogeneity in Cancer Genomics" - John Carpeten, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Mar 07, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UCLA Gonda Bldg,, 695 Charles Young Drive, 1st Floor Conference Room 1357

17th Annual UCLA Brain Tumor Conference
Title: 17th Annual UCLA Brain Tumor Conference
Date & Time: Mar 10, 2017 8:00 AM - Mar 11, 2017 3:15 PM
Location: UCLA Carnesale Commons, 3rd Floor

Save the Date! : 4th Annual UCLA Children's Discovery & Innovation Institute (CDI) Symposium
4th Annual UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) Symposium: Advances in Translational Child Health Research 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Register by Feb. 15 - UC-Wide Inaugural Drug Discovery Symposium
Title: Register by Feb. 15 - UC-Wide Inaugural Drug Discovery Symposium
Date & Time: Feb 21, 2017 7:00 AM - Feb 22, 2017 12:15 PM
Location: UCLA California Nanosystems Institute, 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA CALDAR Conference - Abstracts due Feb. 15
We are accepting abstracts up to February 15.
Health, Law, and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Speaker Series
Join us for an exciting series on Health, Law and Ethics!
Surgery Grand Rounds
Surgery Grand Rounds for February
Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds Schedule
Friday February 3rd, 17th, 24th, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm, RRMC B-124 "Open to Health Care Providers Only"
2017 Cure Annual Meeting and Poster Session Call For Abstracts
We are inviting the submission of ABSTRACTS for the CURE 2017 Annual Research Meeting to be held Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Northwestern Auditorium and Carnesale Commons - Palisades Room on the UCLA campus.
Hilton Doctoral Training Program taking applications now.
We are now accepting applications for the second cohort of advanced doctoral students for the Hilton Doctoral Training program.
Get Personal Computing Help at IT Connect!
Stop by IT Connect near Cafe Med for all of your personal computing needs. Our IT support can help you encrypt personal laptops, install AirWatch, and more!
Confidential Consultations in Research Ethics
Consultations are led by the CTSI Associate Director-Ethics, Dr. Stanley Korenman. input can facilitate the development of innovative translational science studies.
Statistical Genetics Programming Workshop
Statistical Genetics Programming Workshop
Date & Time: Mar 09, 2017 & Mar 10, 2017
Location: South Bay Room, Covel Commons, UCLA

CDI Seminar Series 2016-2017: Join Us for Third Thursdays!
The UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) promotes Child Health Research programs to connect all research and training activities related to improving children's health and health care. It encourages multidisciplinary child health research and research training at UCLA across the spectrum of basic, translational, and health services research.
Drop-In Statistical Consults at UCLA
The UCLA CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program provides integrated services and biostatistical support. Services include (1) contemporary data analysis methodology consultation, implementation, and epidemiology expertise; (2) the best available clinical data management software; (3) study design and grant preparation assistance; and (4) bioinformatics/computational biology data analysis.
National Nursing Ethics Conference, 2017
Title: National Nursing Ethics Conference, 2017
Date & Time: Mar 23, 2017 6:00 AM - Mar 24, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: UCLA Luskin Conference Center

RESEARCH STUDY RECRUITMENT
UCLA Research Study on Anorexia Nervosa
The purpose of this brain imaging study is to understand the effects of anxiety on reward responsiveness in female adolescents (13-19) diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, and how this interaction predicts clinical outcome after an intensive treatment program.
UCLA Research Study for adults (18-64) with Body Dysmorphic Disorder
We will enroll men and women diagnosed with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and 20 matched healthy controls between the ages of 18-64.
Does Your Teen Have Mild Anxiety?
The purpose of this brain imaging study is to understand the effects of anxiety on reward responsiveness in female adolescents with mild anxiety and also females diagnosed with anorexia nervosa.
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Healthy Children 8 to 12 Years Old Needed for a Study of Brain Development
Healthy Children 8 to 12 Years Old Needed for a Study of Brain Development
Opportunity to Participate in Child Activity Recognition Study
The University of California, Los Angeles is conducting a study to investigate how to measure activities in children wearing smartwatches.
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.
Undiagnosed Diseases Network: Accepting new patients at UCLA
NIH funded research study for patients with undiagnosed and/or rare diseases
Prediabetics needed for research study involving protein supplement
This study investigates an amino acid supplement's effect on glucose levels in prediabetic subjects, and will involve 5 clinic visits over 12 weeks. Participants will be asked to consume two different protein supplements for 8 weeks. There will be up to $200 in compensation.
Obese/overweight subjects needed for weight loss study
This study investigates the effectiveness of various hypocaloric diets in obese/overweight subjects, and will involve 8 clinic visits for at least 12 weeks. Participants will be asked to follow a calorie-specific diet as directed by a registered dietitian. There will be up to $125 in compensation.
Participants with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Needed for Research Study
Would you like to help answer some intriguing questions about how the brain and the gut influence each other?
Children ages 8-17 with Autism Spectrum Disorder Needed for Brain Imaging Study
Recruiting children 8-17 with autism spectrum disorder for a brain imaging study on sensory responsivity.
Brain Imaging Study for Children 8-17 with Anxiety
Recruiting children 8-17 with a diagnosed anxiety disorder for a brain imaging study on sensory responsivity. Receive a research report, $75, and picture of your child's brain!
Do you have bladder leakage when you laugh, sneeze, cough, or exercise? This study might be right for you.
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new medical procedure in which your own muscle cells are collected, processed, and then injected into the tissues of your urinary passage.
Obese/overweight participants needed for brain-gut study
Help us explore the brain-gut connection related to obesity by participating in our study
Brain Imaging Study for Healthy Children Ages 8-14
Currently recruiting children ages 8-14 without autism spectrum disorder to study brain development in children with ASD
ANCHOR Study: Put Your Bottom at the Top of the List!
Men and Women age 35 and older with HIV infection and biopsy proven high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) at baseline. Eligible participants will have no history of anal cancer, or treatment or removal of HSIL.
Stop Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Study
UCLA Researchers are looking for individuals to participate in a 12 month study to evaluate if hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is effective for the prevention of future onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in people who have an elevated anti-CCP blood test.
Lupus Arthritis Ultrasound Study
The UCLA Division of Rheumatology is looking for people ≥18 years old with lupus arthritis with active disease activity to participate in a study that evaluates if joint ultrasounds can predict response to Orencia® (Abatacept).
Heavy periods due to uterine fibroids? You may want to consider participating in a clinical research study.
The My Fibroid Study is evaluating an investigational medication to see if it may safely and effectively reduce bleeding during your period.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
California National Primate Research Center Pilot Awards
The California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) Pilot Program invites Letters of Intent for pilot project proposals to support basic and translational research using nonhuman primates (rhesus macaque and titi monkeys) for the 2017-2018 funding period.
UCLA CTSI KL2 Translational Science Award 2017 - Full Application Due
The UCLA CTSI KL2 Translational Science Award supports highly qualified junior faculty from one of the four partnered institutions (UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, Charles R. Drew University, and LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA) to conduct mentored, interdisciplinary and translational research.
Call for applications for the Systems & Integrative Biology (SIB) training grant for 2017-2018
We are soliciting renewal and new applications for the SIB training program.
NIH West Coast Metabolomics Center: Pilot and Feasibility Project
The NIH West Coast Metabolomics Center at UC Davis (WCMC) requests submissions of pilot project applications. These awards are intended to support projects that will provide preliminary data for new extramural grant submissions.
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2nd UCLA Conference on Integrative Medicine and Mental Health: The Power of Breath in Clinical Practice and Mass Disasters
Title: 2nd UCLA Conference on Integrative Medicine and Mental Health: The Power of Breath in Clinical Practice and Mass Disasters
Date & Time: Feb 25, 2017 9:00 AM - Feb 26, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: UCLA Semel Institute, C-Floor Auditorium (C8-183) 740 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Rare Diseases Symposium: "Negotiating the Challenges of Therapeutics Discovery for Rare Diseases"
Title: Rare Diseases Symposium: "Negotiating the Challenges of Therapeutics Discovery for Rare Diseases"
Date & Time: Mar 03, 2017 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location: UCSF Mission Bay, Genentech Hall (Byers Auditorium), 600 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158