COVID Related Resources
UCLA Psychiatry and Psychology CME Program
2nd Annual UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium: Addressing the Organ Shortage, Expanding Access and Bridging Gaps During a Pandemic
UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2021: State-of-the-Art Updates & Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure
UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - Neuronal Diversity Within The Ventral Tegmental Area and Co-Release of Neurotransmitters" - Marisela Morales, PhD
UCLA Vascular Biology Training Grant Seminar Series - "Non-Nuclear Functions of HDACs in Heart and Fat" - Timothy McKinsey, PhD
Virtual 8th Annual UCLA CDI Institute Symposium - “Growing Up During Pandemic Times”
Ethics Journal Club -“Addressing Pediatric Suffering”
Urology Grand Rounds - "Ask Not What Your AUA Can Do for You – Ask What You Can Do for Your AUA" - Sam Chang, MD
UCLA Center for Neurotechnology, Training in Neurotechnology Translation Seminar Series - “Exploring the Functional Architecture of the Human Brain with Intracranial EEG Recordings and Electrical Brain Stimulation” - Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD
Title: UCLA Center for Neurotechnology, Training in Neurotechnology Translation Seminar Series - “Exploring the Functional Architecture of the Human Brain with Intracranial EEG Recordings and Electrical Brain Stimulation” - Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD
Date & Time: May 12, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds - "Understanding Grade-Dependent Genomic Differences in Endometrial Cancer" - Natsai Nyakudarika, MD
Neurology Grand Rounds - "Reckoning with Global Racism" - Anna Spain Bradley, PhD
UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Regenerative Medicine - "Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Cancer Systems" - Jay Zhang, MD, PhD
CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar - "Remuscularization of Injured Ventricle from Within and Outside" - Jay Zhang, MD, PhD
UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "Computing the CRISPR-Cas Revolution from Gene Editing to Viral Detection" - Giulia Palermo, PhD
ISLET RESEARCH GROUP SEMINAR - "Engineering replacement islets for diabetes cell therapy" - Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD
UCLA CTSI K Scholars Society 2021 (Registration deadline: July 6, 2021)
The K Scholars Society, supports the career development of early stage investigators building careers in clinical and translational research. These monthly meetings generally take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:00-5:00 pm.
ICNG - “Understanding the Social Brain” - Weizhe Hong, PhD
UCLA HIV Grand Rounds - "Long-Acting Injectable Cabotegravir for HIV PrEP: What We Know and What We Need to Know" - Raphael J. Landovitz, MD, MSc
Synapse to Circuit Seminar - "Visions Instructs Cell Type Identity, Synaptic Plasticity, and Spatial Organization in the Developing Visual Cortex" - Sarah Cheng, MD
Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - "Uncovering a Novel Regulator of the Neural Stem Cell Niche In the Healthy and Injured Brain" - Katrina Adams, PhD
Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Coagulation" - Gavin Roach, MD
UCLA CART/ A Live Virtual Program/ Advances in Autism 2021 - "Mining Electronic Health Records for Phenotypic Discovery in Autism and FXS" - Marsh Mailick, PhD
RCMAR CHIME Methodological Seminar - Melissa Wei, MD, PhD
Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Training ASD Providers in Evidence-Based Interventions in a Virtual Era" - Kelsey Oliver Kerrigan PhD, BCBA
Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - “Conformational Diversity of Pathological Proteins: Input from the Intracellular Environment” - Chao Peng, PhD
Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Ultrasensitive Detection of Minimal Residual Disease" - Viktor Adalsteinsson, PhD
California Center for Rare Diseases Genomic Rounds
UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine May Grand Rounds Series - "From Karachi to Baltimore different worlds but same disparities" - Adil Haider, MD, MPH
Neuromodulation Seminar Series - "Person Behind the Professor" - Marco Iacoboni, PhD
Joint Seminars in Neurosciences/ BRI 29th Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture - "Building Neural Circuits with Developmental Activity" - Bryce Bajar
STAR Seminar - Afraid and Awake: The Interaction Between Trauma and Sleep in Children and Adolescents
Urology Grand Rounds - "The Relapse of Testicular Cancer and the Vulnerable Retroperitoneum" - Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Global Immunotalks - "Interplay Type 2 Immunity and Microbes in the Physiological Adaptation of the Small Intestine to Microbial Colonisation of Helminth Infection" - Nicola Harris, PhD
Renal Grand Rounds - "Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation – Results of the AST Consensus Conference” - Jon Kobashigawa MD
Surgery Grand Rounds - "Robotic Surgery" - Mark Girgis, MD
Neurology Grand Rounds - "Reckoning with Global Racism" - Sarah Tabrizi, PhD
ISLET Research Group Seminar - Amelia K. Linnemann, PhD
UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "Advances in Engineering Particles for Immunotherapy of Autoimmune Disease" - Jamal Lewis, PhD
MBI Research Seminar - "New Insights into Aneuploidy in Mammalian Embryos" - Melina Schuh, PhD
NIAID Research Funding Workshop with UCLA CTSI and CDU
Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar - "Myelin Regeneration in the CNS Revising the Ravages of Time" - Robin Franklin, PhD
4th Annual UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium
Drop-In Statistical Consults at UCLA
Biostatistical consultations are available at UCLA and appointments can be arranged at LA BioMed and Cedars-Sinai.
Renal Grand Rounds - "The Benefits of a Multi-disciplinary Hypertension Center" - Robert Isom, MD
Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “How to Alter the Course of Laryngeal Injury after Endotracheal Intubation” - Alexander Gelbard, MD
Science is Art Competition from the UCLA Library
The Sciences Libraries at UCLA Library invites the UCLA community to submit original artwork, images, and photographs that highlight the artistic quality of scientific materials, processes, instruments, findings, or data. Submit by Tuesday, May 11!
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.
Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
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Call for Applications: Certificate Program - Training Program in Translational Science
Deadline extended to June 15, 2021. Apply now for the two-year TPTS Certificate Program!
Call for Applications: Master of Science in Clinical Research Graduate Program
Deadline extended to June 15, 2021. Now accepting applications for the TPTS Master of Science in Clinical Research Graduate Program!
Request for Submissions – DGSOM Discovery Areas of Concentration
DGSOM Discovery is a required component of the M.D. curriculum to provide third-year medical students with a nearly year-long period of protected time for a deep and substantive creative and scholarly experience in an area of their interest. Faculty members are invited to submit potential projects falling under one or more of the Discovery Areas of Concentration to further develop and lead the inaugural year of DGSOM Discovery.
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.
Does your daughter have mild anxiety?
We are looking for females with mild anxiety to take part in a UCLA research study.
Vascular Biology Training Program
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PRE- AND POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
Appointments begin July 1, 2021 and run through June 30, 2022. Fellows are subject to competitive renewal for up to 3 years for Predoctoral Trainees or up to 2 years for Postdoctoral Trainees. Limited Travel Funds ($1,400) are available for each appointed student for presentation of research at scientific meetings.
**ACTIV-2: COVID-19 outpatient treatment study**
UCLA enrolling a clinical trial to evaluate therapies for outpatients with COVID-19
Healthy Adults 18 to 40 Years Old
HEALTHY ADULTS 18 TO 40 YEARS OLD
Volunteers Needed for a Depression Research Study using Neurostimulation
If you have been diagnosed with depression, are unmedicated or on stable antidepressant medication, are between 18-65 years old, and are able to receive a brain scan, you may be eligible to participate in a depression research study that uses transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a non-invasive neuromodulation therapy, which is sometimes shown to reduce depressive symptoms.
Online study of long-term effects of COVID-19
Now enrolling participants in a new CDC-funded study to understand the long-term physical and mental effects of COVID-19! Volunteers must be: 18 years or older AND with possible symptoms of COVID-19 AND had a COVID-19 test in the last six weeks (regardless of result) AND able to access the internet. Volunteers will receive up to $100 for participation!
Research to understand the link between the eye and the brain! $10 Target gift card for 45min ultrasound study participation.
Help contribute to our research devoted to understanding the link between brain pressures and ultrasound of the eye! 45min = $10 Target gift card!
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
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.
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.
Request for Applications - UCLA CART Pilot Grant Program - Applications due May 21
The UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) invites applications for grants to fund pilot and/or feasibility studies for biomedical, epidemiological, or behavioral research. The purpose of these awards is to foster interactions and interdisciplinary research projects in the basic and clinical areas of autism. Applications due May 21 at 5pm.
Pilot Funding Available for Health Disparities Research in Women’s Health
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center/UCLA National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health seeks is offering $30,000 in pilot funding to address health disparities in traditionally underserved populations of women (e.g. racial/ethnic minorities, low socioeconomic status, rural residence, disabled etc.).