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Race, Gender, Identity and Accessibility Matters in Collegiate Athlete Health
Title: California Race, Gender, Identity and Accessibility Matters in Collegiate Athlete Health
Date: Jan 26, 2023 & Jan 27, 2023
Live In-Person & Live Virtual Learning
Location: UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA
2023 Annual Comprehensive Ophthalmology Review Course
An In-person & Live Virtual Activity
29th Annual Cool Topics in Neonatology Conference (CAN)
Live In-Person & Live Virtual Learning
BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neuroscience – Scheibel Postdoctoral Lectures
Title: BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neuroscience – Scheibel Postdoctoral Lectures
Date & Time: Jan 24, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium and Zoom

I3T Theme Seminar Series
Title: I3T Theme Seminar Series
Date & Time: Jan 24, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 53—105 CHS

Neurobehavioral Genetics Journal Club Topic – Autism Genes Converge on Asynchronous Development of Shared Neuron Classes
Title: Neurobehavioral Genetics Journal Club Topic – Autism Genes Converge on Asynchronous Development of Shared Neuron Classes
Date & Time: Jan 24, 2023 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Grand Rounds/ Obstetrics & Gynecology
Title: Grand Rounds/ Obstetrics & Gynecology
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Health Equity & TSS Theme
Title: UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Health Equity & TSS Theme
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Global Immunotalks
Title: Global Immunotalks
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Grand Rounds/ Surgery & Medicine (Combined)
Title: Grand Rounds/ Surgery & Medicine (Combined)
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Psychosis Colloquium: Treatment Engagement Among Latinxs with Early Psychosis
Title: UCLA Psychosis Colloquium: Treatment Engagement Among Latinxs with Early Psychosis
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/97925189520?pwd=NE9LcHd2QXBYT09wMTd3LzN3QXBkQT09 Password: 220896

UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series - " Tumor Heterogeneity and Metastasis at Single Cell Resolution" - Devon Lawson, PhD
Title: UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series - " Tumor Heterogeneity and Metastasis at Single Cell Resolution" - Devon Lawson, PhD
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium (& via Zoom)

Grand Rounds/ Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine - The Bromance of Morton and Mendelssohn – Music and Medicine Research to Improve Patient Care and Safety
Title: Grand Rounds/ Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine - The Bromance of Morton and Mendelssohn – Music and Medicine Research to Improve Patient Care and Safety
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Zoom

JCCC / Special Seminar
Title: JCCC / Special Seminar
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 53-105 CHS

OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series
Title: OHRC Musculoskeletal Research Seminar Series
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Grand Rounds/ Neurology
Title: Grand Rounds/ Neurology
Date & Time: Jan 25, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA JCCC Leaders in the Field Seminar , "Resolving Race vs Ancestry Influence in Breast Cancer Disparities ", Melissa B. Davis, PhD
Title: UCLA JCCC Leaders in the Field Seminar , "Resolving Race vs Ancestry Influence in Breast Cancer Disparities ", Melissa B. Davis, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 14, 2022 3:00 PM - Jan 25, 2023 4:00 PM
Location: CHS 53-105

MBI Research Seminar
Title: MBI Research Seminar
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer Hall and Zoom

UCLA Dementia Colloquium: “'Living Well’ with Dementia: Implications of Variation in Awareness" - Dr. Linda Clare and Dr. Catherine M Alexander (University of Exeter Medical School, UK)
Title: UCLA Dementia Colloquium: “'Living Well’ with Dementia: Implications of Variation in Awareness" - Dr. Linda Clare and Dr. Catherine M Alexander (University of Exeter Medical School, UK)
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual forum

Happier Hour: Investing Time for Joy
Title: Happier Hour: Investing Time for Joy
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: RSVP for the Zoom link: https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/92642998901?pwd=bm1ZcHZtZ2tmc21SdGZhak54T051UT09

ICNG - Andrew Schork, PhD - "Psychiatric Polygenes: Discovery and Description with an aim to Deployment (all in Denmark)" -
Title: ICNG - Andrew Schork, PhD - "Psychiatric Polygenes: Discovery and Description with an aim to Deployment (all in Denmark)" -
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Gonda 1357

Integrative Center Neurobehavioral Genetics Seminar Series
Title: Integrative Center Neurobehavioral Genetics Seminar Series
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1357 Gonda

Physiology Faculty Candidate Symposium
Title: Physiology Faculty Candidate Symposium
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 8:55 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Luskin Conference Center, Laureate Room (Ground Fl. Amphitheater)

Islet Research Seminar Series 2022 - 2023
Title: Islet Research Seminar Series 2022 - 2023
Date & Time: Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Nowhere to go: Advancing structural solutions to homelessness
Title: Nowhere to go: Advancing structural solutions to homelessness
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: https://uclahs.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtdO6uqj4tG9U3J6ZIq2lV3CXh9XyfNEYD

Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar
Title: Integrative Center for Neural Repair Seminar
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1357 Gonda

Grand Rounds/ Pediatrics
Title: Grand Rounds/ Pediatrics
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Synapse to Circuit Seminar
Title: Synapse to Circuit Seminar
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 13-105 CHS

Integrative Center for Learning & Memory Journal Club
Title: Integrative Center for Learning & Memory Journal Club
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Zoom

Cancer to Moonshot Seminar/ NIH
Title: Cancer to Moonshot Seminar/ NIH
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series
Title: Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Grand Rounds/ Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Title: Grand Rounds/ Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Grand Rounds/ Pediatrics
Title: Grand Rounds/ Pediatrics
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Combined: Synapse to Circuit Seminar and UCLA SYNC Series/ BRI/ Seminars by Young Neuroscience Citizen Scholars
Title: Combined: Synapse to Circuit Seminar and UCLA SYNC Series/ BRI/ Seminars by Young Neuroscience Citizen Scholars
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 1357 Gonda

UCLA GIM-HSR Research Seminars
Title: UCLA GIM-HSR Research Seminars
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 710

Pathology Grand Rounds - Clinical Seminar Series - "Thymoma: an Overview " - Cesar Moran, MD
Title: Pathology Grand Rounds - Clinical Seminar Series - "Thymoma: an Overview " - Cesar Moran, MD
Date & Time: Jan 27, 2023 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series
Title: Bioinformatics/ Human Genetics Seminar Series
Date & Time: Jan 30, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer and Zoom

Cardiovascular Seminar
Title: Cardiovascular Seminar
Date & Time: Jan 30, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 53-105 CHS

BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
Title: BRI/ Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
Date & Time: Jan 31, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium and Zoom

I3T Theme Seminar – Research in Progress
Title: I3T Theme Seminar – Research in Progress
Date & Time: Jan 31, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 53-105 CHS

Grand Rounds/ Neurology
Title: Grand Rounds/ Neurology
Date & Time: Feb 01, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

Head & Neck Surgery –Samuel & Della Pearlman Lectureship
Title: Head & Neck Surgery –Samuel & Della Pearlman Lectureship
Date & Time: Feb 01, 2023 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Lectureship NRB Auditorium

Renal Grand Rounds: "Development of and Clinical Implementation of Renal Xenotransplantation" - A. Joseph Tector, MD, PhD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds: "Development of and Clinical Implementation of Renal Xenotransplantation" - A. Joseph Tector, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Feb 01, 2023 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom only

UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series - "Structural violence on the US-Mexico border: Intersecting forced migration, overdose, water and human rights crises" - Alhelí Calderón-Villarreal, MD, MPH & Joseph Friedman, PhD, MPH
Title: UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series - "Structural violence on the US-Mexico border: Intersecting forced migration, overdose, water and human rights crises" - Alhelí Calderón-Villarreal, MD, MPH & Joseph Friedman, PhD, MPH
Date & Time: Feb 01, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium (& via Zoom)

Global Immunotalks
Title: Global Immunotalks
Date & Time: Feb 01, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA Brain Mapping Seminar Series
Title: UCLA Brain Mapping Seminar Series
Date & Time: Feb 02, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Islet Research Seminar Series 2022 - 2023
Title: Islet Research Seminar Series 2022 - 2023
Date & Time: Feb 02, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

MBI Research Seminar
Title: MBI Research Seminar
Date & Time: Feb 02, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 159 Boyer Hall and Zoom

CNSI/ Noble Family Innovation Fund Seminar Series
Title: CNSI/ Noble Family Innovation Fund Seminar Series
Date & Time: Feb 02, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: CNSI 5th Floor Presentation Space

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Department of Medicine, Special Seminar: "Novel safeguards in hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells", Britta Will, PhD
Title: UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Department of Medicine, Special Seminar: "Novel safeguards in hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells", Britta Will, PhD
Date & Time: Feb 02, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences 53-105

Synapse to Circuit Seminar
Title: Synapse to Circuit Seminar
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2023 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 1357 Gonda

Integrative Center for Learning & Memory Journal Club
Title: Integrative Center for Learning & Memory Journal Club
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Zoom

19th Annual Stem Cell Symposium - Back to Basics: Understanding Tissue Stem Cells
Title: 19th Annual Stem Cell Symposium - Back to Basics: Understanding Tissue Stem Cells
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2023 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Covel Commons, 3rd Floor

Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) Distinguished Lecture Series
Title: Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) Distinguished Lecture Series
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom

UCLA GIM-HSR Research Seminars
Title: UCLA GIM-HSR Research Seminars
Date & Time: Feb 03, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 710

UCLA JCCC, LITF Seminar, “Genome editing for, of, and as immunotherapy", Sidi Chen, PhD
Title: UCLA JCCC, LITF Seminar, “Genome editing for, of, and as immunotherapy", Sidi Chen, PhD
Date & Time: Dec 16, 2022 1:00 PM - Feb 09, 2023 12:00 PM
Location: In-Person Only: CHS 53-105

School Community Symposium: On the Path Towards Collective Healing
Title: School Community Symposium: On the Path Towards Collective Healing
Date & Time: Feb 15, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Webinar

UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Grands Rounds "Adolescence, Cannabis and Psychosis Risk" - Carrie E. Bearden PhD
UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids - "Adolescence, Cannabis and Psychosis Risk" - Carrie E. Bearden PhD Date & Time: Thursday,  February 16, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Location: Zoom
UCLA Cannabis Vaping Study
Male and female cannabis users needed to evaluate the effects of cannabis for a UCLA Research Study
Ferumoxytol-Enhanced Cardiac MRI Research Study
Men and women volunteers needed for a research study improving MRI for the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease.
Treatment-Resistant PTSD in Men: Seeking volunteers for a long-term study involving new neurotechnology of Responsive Neurostimulation
The goal of our project is to use a device, similar to a pacemaker but located in the brain, in order to help the symptoms of PTSD. Brain activity in specific regions has been linked to symptoms of PTSD. We will use the device to eliminate this activity and the symptoms.
Are you a male who smokes cigarettes? Earn $ as a control participant while improving addiction treatment.
This study's purpose is to improve therapies for stimulant abuse. Male cig. smoker controls earn $270 (+ image of brain) for 3 short visits!
Depression study evaluating the effectiveness of a new at-home device for Major Depressive Disorder
Depression study evaluating the effectiveness of a new at-home device for Major Depressive Disorder
Healthy Women Volunteers: Ferumoxytol-Enhanced Cardiac MRI Research Study.
Healthy women volunteers needed for a research study improving MRI for women with ischemic heart disease.
Clinical Study: Looking for individuals with abdominal pain and/or IBS
Looking for subjects with abdominal pain or a diagnosis of IBS for research study.
A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blinded Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Tecovirimat for the Treatment of Human Monkeypox Virus Disease
A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blinded Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Tecovirimat for the Treatment of Human Monkeypox Virus Disease (A5418)
Do you have depression, anxiety, obsessions and compulsions, or appearance concerns?
UCLA and Caltech are working together on a research study to learn how the brain makes decisions in people with depression, anxiety, significant appearance concerns, and obsessions/compulsions.
A Phase I Clinical Trial of the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of IL-15 Superagonist (N-803) With and Without Combination Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies to Induce HIV-1 Control During Analytic Treatment Interruption.
The purpose of this study is to investigate if N-803, a new experimental drug, is safe and tolerable when given alone and in combination with bNabs (VRC07-523LS and 10-1074). This study will also compare viral control after stopping ART in participants who received N-803 alone or N-803 with VRC07-523LS and 10-1074. (A5386) CAREOUTREACH@mednet.ucla.edu
Having trouble taking your HIV medication consistently every day?  
UCLA is conducting a study for people living with HIV to determine if long- acting, monthly injectable treatment medications will be more successful at keeping the viral load undetectable than is the “standard’ daily oral treatment medications for people who have difficulty taking pills every day for HIV. (A5359)
A Study for Persons with Excessive Weight Gain on Integrase Inhibitors and Tenofovir.
The Do IT Study is looking for people living with HIV who have experienced weight gain from taking a treatment regimen that contains both an integrase inhibitor (such as bictegravir, dolutegravir, or raltegravir) and “new” tenofovir (TAF, tenofovir alafenamide). This study will assess whether the new combinations reduce weight gain or possibly reverses the weight gain over 48 weeks compared to people who remain on their current ART. (A5391) CAREOUTREACH@mednet.ucla.edu
New CMV Vaccine Study in Adults with Both HIV and CMV Who Are on ART
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is common in people living with HIV and may contribute to chronic inflammation, which is greater in people with HIV than in people without HIV. This study is testing an investigational vaccine called Triplex® that targets CMV. (A5355)
Female healthy controls between 18 and 70 needed! ($265-$340)
Looking for female healthy controls for clinical study
“The effect of standardized malnutrition screening and nutrition support in patients with pancreatic cancer that has not been surgically treated”
“The effect of standardized malnutrition screening and nutrition support in patients with pancreatic cancer that has not been surgically treated”
Volunteer for medically-supervised research at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition for the Study of dietary Composition In Crohn’s Disease
Volunteer for medically-supervised research at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition for the Study of dietary Composition In Crohn’s Disease
Are you a light cannabis user?
Volunteers needed to evaluate the effects of cannabis for a UCLA Research Study
Recruiting Cannabis Smoker, E-cigarette Users, and Nonsmokers
Recruiting cannabis smokers, e-cigarette users, and nonsmokers for a research study investigating the effects of cannabis smoking and vaping on the heart.
UCLA Memory Study for Participants with Memory Impairment Between 55-100 Years of Age
UCLA Memory Study for Participants with Memory Impairment Between 55-100 Years of Age
Looking for male healthy controls! ($255)
Looking for male healthy controls for our brain-gut-microbiome study
Female volunteers needed for Research Study on TMS treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
Female volunteers needed for Research Study on TMS treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
Home-Based Therapy for Acute Stroke Recovery
We are recruiting individuals experiencing moderate-severe arm weakness in the last 30 days to participate in our research study.
Chronic Smoking Study - Receive up to $200 (Hookah Smokers and Cigarette Smokers)
We are recruiting hookah and cigarette smokers for our clinical research study.
Filipina & Mexican Women - Effects of Stress, Discrimination, and Weight (Earn $285)
Filipina & Mexican Women - Effects of Stress, Discrimination, and Weight (Earn $285)
Do you have vaginal pain with intercourse or tampon use?
This is a research study about vestibulodynia, a condition where women feel pain at the opening of the vagina.
CTSI/Iris Cantor Women's Health Center Awards RFP
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center and CTSI have four funding opportunities available to researchers to help support women’s health research—awards for pilot funding, augmentation of major research, young investigator, and health disparities in women’s health. Please see each posted opportunity for complete information on how to apply.
IRACDA Postdoc Fellowship Program - Information Session Feb. 7th
Title: IRACDA Postdoc Fellowship Program - Information Session Feb. 7th
Date & Time: Feb 7, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:

Request for Pilot Proposals - USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health (CBPH)
The USC/UCLA CBPH invites interested investigators to submit proposals for twelve month pilot research projects. Projects will begin on July 1st, 2023 and end on June 30th, 2024.