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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

LGBTQ Lecture Series: HIV prevention via PrEP
Title: LGBTQ Lecture Series: HIV prevention via PrEP
Date & Time: Nov 24, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Surgery Grand Rounds - "Ai – Powered Care Pathways" - Daniel Willem Hommes, MD, PhD & Siamak Rahman, MD
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Ai – Powered Care Pathways" - Daniel Willem Hommes, MD, PhD & Siamak Rahman, MD
Date & Time: Nov 25, 2020 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Global Health & Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Using the One Health Approach to Mitigate Emerging Health Threats" - Jonna Mazet DVM, MPVM, PhD
Title: UCLA Global Health & Social Medicine Grand Rounds - "Using the One Health Approach to Mitigate Emerging Health Threats" - Jonna Mazet DVM, MPVM, PhD
Date & Time: Nov 30, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Tarjan Center Lecture Series - "Love in the Time of COVID for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. . ." - Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D.
Title: Tarjan Center Lecture Series - Register Now
Date & Time: Nov 30, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: via Zoom

Bioinformatics & Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Long-Read Sequencing and Its Applications on Transcriptomics and Epigenetics" - Kin Fai Au, PhD
Title: Bioinformatics & Human Genetics Seminar Series - "Long-Read Sequencing and Its Applications on Transcriptomics and Epigenetics" - Kin Fai Au, PhD
Date & Time: Nov 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Cardiovascular Seminar - "Office of the Physician Scientist Career Development" - Pejman Azarmina, MD, MSc
Title: Cardiovascular Seminar - "Office of the Physician Scientist Career Development" - Pejman Azarmina, MD, MSc
Date & Time: Nov 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Neuromodulation and The Balance Between Goal-Directed and Reactive Behavior" - Melissa Warden, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Neuromodulation and The Balance Between Goal-Directed and Reactive Behavior" - Melissa Warden, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 01, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Renal Grand Rounds: "Screening and Managent of Urologic Malignancies in Transplant Patients" - Nathan Osbun, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds: "Screening and Managent of Urologic Malignancies in Transplant Patients" - Nathan Osbun, MD
Date & Time: Dec 02, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom only

Neurology Grand Rounds - "The Role of Advocacy in Medicine: A Case Study" - Patricia Furlong, RN, BSN, MS
Title: Neurology Grand Rounds - "The Role of Advocacy in Medicine: A Case Study" - Patricia Furlong, RN, BSN, MS
Date & Time: Dec 02, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Surgery Grand Rounds - "Building High Performing Teams in Academic Surgery: The Value of an Inclusive Culture" - Erika Newman, MD
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds - "Building High Performing Teams in Academic Surgery: The Value of an Inclusive Culture" - Erika Newman, MD
Date & Time: Dec 02, 2020 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID Testing" - Daniel Kamei, PhD
Title: UCLA Bioengineering Seminar Series - "COVID Testing" - Daniel Kamei, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 03, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Virtual Visiting Professor Program - "Tough decisions in pancreatic progenitors: reading cues from neighboring cells and from the extracellular matrix as determinants of endocrine differentiation and function" - Vincenzo Cirulli MD, PhD
Title: UCLA Virtual Visiting Professor Program - "Tough decisions in pancreatic progenitors: reading cues from neighboring cells and from the extracellular matrix as determinants of endocrine differentiation and function" - Vincenzo Cirulli MD, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 03, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Computational Medicine - Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series - "Understanding the role of phenotypic switching in cancer drug resistance" - Jasmine Foo
Title: Computational Medicine | Jasmine Foo | Dec 3rd | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series
Date & Time: Dec 03, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker: “Measuring and Improving Quality in Head and Neck Surgery” – Christine G. Gourin, MD, MPH, FACS
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker: “Measuring and Improving Quality in Head and Neck Surgery” – Christine G. Gourin, MD, MPH, FACS
Date & Time: Dec 03, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Brain Mapping Seminar Series - “Neuroimaging and clinical characteristics of atypical dementias (Creutzfeldt-Jakob and right temporal lobe degeneration)” - Kyan Younes, MD
Title: UCLA Brain Mapping Seminar Series - “Neuroimaging and clinical characteristics of atypical dementias (Creutzfeldt-Jakob and right temporal lobe degeneration)” - Kyan Younes, MD
Date & Time: Dec 03, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CART - "Modulation of Complex Behaviors in Mice by the Gut Microbiome" - Sarkis K. Mazmanian, PhD
Title: UCLA CART - "Modulation of Complex Behaviors in Mice by the Gut Microbiome" - Sarkis K. Mazmanian, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 04, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Zoom

Integrative Center For Neural Repair Seminar - “Mechanisms of Somatosensory Circuit Remapping After Ischemic Stroke in Mice” - William Zeiger, MD, PhD
Title: Integrative Center For Neural Repair Seminar - “Mechanisms of Somatosensory Circuit Remapping After Ischemic Stroke in Mice” - William Zeiger, M.D, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 04, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA COVID-19 Basic, Translational and Clinical Research Task Forces - "Bioengineering Approaches to Fight COVID-19" - Song Li, PhD
Title: UCLA COVID-19 Basic, Translational and Clinical Research Task Forces - "Bioengineering Approaches to Fight COVID-19" - Song Li, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 04, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

2020 UCLA Brain Tumor Virtual Conference
Title: 2020 UCLA Brain Tumor Virtual Conference
Date & Time: Dec 04, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom webinar

Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Brain Development in the Preterm Neonate: The Importance of the Everyday" - Steven Miller, MD
Title: Pediatrics Grand Rounds - "Brain Development in the Preterm Neonate: The Importance of the Everyday" - Steven Miller, MD
Date & Time: Dec 04, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds Series - “Structural Racism: What We Can Do About It as Healthcare Providers" - Rochelle Dicker, MD, FACS
Title: UCLA Global Health and Social Medicine Grand Rounds Series - “Structural Racism: What We Can Do About It as Healthcare Providers" - Rochelle Dicker, MD, FACS
Date & Time: Dec 08, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Hunger Promoting Hypothalamic Neurons Drive Healthy Ageing" - Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminar in Neuroscience - "Hunger Promoting Hypothalamic Neurons Drive Healthy Ageing" - Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 08, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “How Collaboratives Drive Quality Improvement: A Global, Multidisciplinary Perspective on Using Teams to Improve Care, Prevent Harm and Save Lives” – Michael J. Brenner, MD, FACS
Title: Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Speaker - “How Collaboratives Drive Quality Improvement: A Global, Multidisciplinary Perspective on Using Teams to Improve Care, Prevent Harm and Save Lives” – Michael J. Brenner, MD, FACS
Date & Time: Dec 09, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Computational Medicine - Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series - "Vessel shape as a diagnostic for disease" - Alex Brummer
Title: Computational Medicine | Alex Brummer | Research Frontiers in Biomathematics seminar series  
Date & Time: Dec 10, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom

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.
Grants Submission Unit and Trial Innovation Network Office Hours
Get help with your grant application or clinical trial!
SAVE THE DATES: CDI Scientific Seminar Series "Third Thursday's"
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.
Biostatistical Consults at UCLA
Biostatistical consultations are available at UCLA and appointments can be arranged at LA BioMed and Cedars-Sinai.
(Updated 11/13/2020) 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 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!
Radiology-Liver MRI study
The UCLA Radiology department is conducting a study to evaluate novel MRI and MRE techniques for liver disease assessments.
Recruiting Women with and without Menstrual Cramps
We are seeking volunteers to donate menses to study how genetic differences may contribute to pain in endometriosis. Participants will receive a free menstrual cup.
Radiology Research Studies
The UCLA Radiology department is seeking volunteers who agree to be contacted for potential participation in future radiology studies.
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. 
New COVID-19 outpatient treatment study ACTIV-2
UCLA now enrolling a clinical trial to evaluate therapies for outpatients with COVID-19
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.
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
Request for Applications: UCLA RCMAR CHIME & UCLA CTSI Pilot Study Awards 2021-22
Applications are being accepted from under-represented minority junior- and mid-level faculty and post-doctoral researchers. Applicants are required to have a faculty appointment between 07/01/2021 – 6/30/2022 at UCLA or at another academic institution/organization in the greater Los Angeles area. Applicants that are funded will conduct a pilot research project that focuses on minority older adult populations.
UCLA CTSI TL1 Health Systems Science Summer Fellowship for Health Professional Students
This summer fellowship is an introduction to mentored research training for health professional students focusing on health systems science.