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EMPOWERING COLLABORATIVE AND
DIVERSE NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH,
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH AT UCLA.

Education

The BRI co-ordinates a large portion of neuroscience educational programs on campus.

Research

With about 300 members and about 800 open source labs, abundant opportunities exist to connect with fellow researchers and create innovative projects.

Outreach

The BRI educates and inspires K-12 students that are traditionally underserved to pursue higher education and a career in neuroscience.

Member Publications

Joshua T Trachtenberg. Competition, inhibition, and critical periods of cortical plasticity. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 2015 44-8

Yang Qu, Andrew J Fuligni, Adriana Galvan, et al. Buffering effect of positive parent-child relationships on adolescent risk taking: A longitudinal neuroimaging investigation. Dev Cogn Neurosci 2015 26-34

Jacob G Dubroff, Robert K Doot, Mary Falcone, et al. Decreased Nicotinic Receptor Availability in Smokers with Slow Rates of Nicotine Metabolism. J. Nucl. Med. 2015 1724-9

Chase S Linsley, Viola Y Quach, Gaurav Agrawal, et al. Visible light and near-infrared-responsive chromophores for drug delivery-on-demand applications. Drug Deliv Transl Res 2015 611-24

Member News

The Challenges of Bipolar Disorder in Young People

The Challenges of Bipolar Disorder in Young People

Article In The News US News Link
How VR could make you smarter

How VR could make you smarter

Article In The News US News Link

The UCLA Brain Research Institute (BRI) is a catalyst for education, outreach, and research collaborations among current and future scientists, engineers and clinicians who seek to understand the healthy and diseased brain.

UCLA is rated the #1 Public University in the country.

What makes BRI exceptional?

Image of the Month

August 2021 – Ovarian Brain Metastasis treated with Pembrolizumab, exhibiting dense populations of CD14+ macrophages (cyan) and CD3+ T-Cells (red) in tumoral and fibrovascular regions. Tumor and immune cells express HLA-DR (yellow). Nuclei (blue) are counterstained with DAPI by UCLA Translational Pathology Core Laboratory.
By: Jeremy G. Reynoso, Jenny C. Kienzler, Laboratory of Prof. Robert Prins, Linda Liau

#1 Educational Program

UCLA is ranked the #1 public education program in the country by US News. Programs are diverse, affordable, and mission driven.

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Grad Student Publications from 2016-2020

80

Doctoral Students

Over 20

Courses

Life Changing Research

The BRI provides multiple mechanisms to invigorate research programs and support collaborations bringing together investigators from complementary fields. These mechanisms include

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Members

Over 1000

Publications Per Year

Over $ 1 Billion

Federal Funds UCLA Receives

Outreach That Impacts Our Communities

The BRI aims to extend scientific knowledge into the community and inspire elementary and secondary school students to explore a career in neuroscience

Over 40

Students per year do research with BRI.

Over 500

K-12 students per year visit UCLA Labs

Over 1000

K-12 Students Involved

Featured Upcoming Events/Seminars

August 4, 2021
9:00 am / 10:00 am

Neurology Grand Rounds – Daniel Tward, Ph.D.

Zoom Meeting
Neurology Grand Rounds (NGR)

"Computational Techniques to Study Neurodegeneration in early Alzheimer's Disease"

Daniel Tward, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Computational Medicine and Neurology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Zoon Webinar: https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/99539066811  

For more information, please contact Oscar Arellano at oarellano@mednet.ucla.edu

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August 11, 2021
9:00 am / 10:00 am

Neurology Grand Rounds – Mary Teena Joy, Ph.D.

Zoom Meeting
Neurology Grand Rounds (NGR)

"Molecular Encoders of Memory as Therapeutic Targets for Motor Recovery"

Mary Teena Joy, Ph.D.
Assistant Project Scientist
Department of Neurology
University ofCalifornia, Los Angeles

Zoon Webinar: https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/99539066811  

For more information, please contact Oscar Arellano at oarellano@mednet.ucla.edu

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August 18, 2021
9:00 am / 10:00 am

Neurology Grand Rounds – Keith Vossel, M.D., MSc

Zoom Meeting
Neurology Grand Rounds (NGR)

"The Latest Advances in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research"

Keith Vossel, M.D., MSc
Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California, Los Angeles

Zoon Webinar: https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/99539066811  

For more information, please contact Oscar Arellano at oarellano@mednet.ucla.edu

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