Harley I. Kornblum, M.D., Ph.D.

Titles

Professor, Pediatrics

Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Pediatric Neurology

Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Molecular & Medical Pharmacology

Member, Brain Research Institute

Cell & Developmental Biology GPB Home Area

Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research

JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area

Molecular Pharmacology GPB Home Area

Neuroscience GPB Home Area


Awards and Honors:

UCLA School of Medicine

UCLA School of Medicine

UCLA School of Medicine

Contact Information

Email
harley@ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: (310) 794-7866
Address

Laboratory Address:

Laboratory
635 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Office Address:

Office
Room 341 NRB
635 Charles E. Young Drive south
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Dr. Kornblum is a basic and translational researcher in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center of the Semel Research Institute. He is Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also an attending Pediatric Neurologist at Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA and the founding director of the Neural Stem Cell Research Center. He is a member of the Brain Research Institute, The Broad Stem Cell Research Center and the Molecular Biology Institute and serves on the Steering Committe of the Broad Stem Cell Research Center. Dr. Kornblum received his AB degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his MD and PhD degrees from UC Irvine. He trained as a Pediatrics Resident and Pediatric Neurology Fellow at UCLA. He did undergraduate research with Dr. Eugene M. Johnson and received his PhD in the laboratory of Frances M. Leslie. He pursued postdoctoral research with Dr. Christine M. Gall at UCI and Dr. Harry Chugani at UCLA. Dr. Kornblum is a frequent lecturer on the topics of neural stem cells and brain tumors at conferences and universities world-wide and has published over 100 research articles and book chapters. Dr. Kornblum is the recipient of numerous grants from the Federal Government as well as philanthropic foundations. He served as the Eleanor Leslie Professor of Pioneering Brain Research.

Publications