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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

Sleeping in a room even a little bit of light can hurt a person’s health, study shows

Sleeping in a room even a little bit of light can hurt a person's health, study shows

Dr. Christopher Colwell

In The News US News UCLA Health News Link
Bob Saget’s death calls attention to head injuries. What should you look out for?

Bob Saget’s death calls attention to head injuries. What should you look out for?

Bob Saget’s death calls attention to head injuries. What should you look out for?

Dr. Christopher Giza

In The News US News UCLA Health News Article Uncategorized Link
The End of Alzheimer’s: How new treatments might rewrite “the long goodbye”

The End of Alzheimer’s: How new treatments might rewrite “the long goodbye”

The End of Alzheimer's: How new treatments might rewrite "the long goodbye"

Dr. Nanthia Suthana

UCLA Health News Article UCLA Newsroom Link

Upcoming Events/Seminars

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    Neurology Grand Rounds – Lawrence Steinman, M.D.

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    Brain Mapping Center Seminar (BMC) – Alex Leow, M.D., Ph.D.

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    UCLA Center For Autism Research And Treatment (CART) – Grace Baranek, Ph.D. OTR/L, FAOTA

  • 9:30 am

    Integrative Center for Learning and Memory (ICLM) Journal Club – Jackie Giovanniello

  • 11:00 am

    Brain Mapping Center Seminar (BMC) – Alex Leow, M.D., Ph.D.

  • 12:00 pm

    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Seminar (LNE) Series – Damian zuloaga

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    Integrated Center for Neural Repair Seminar (ICNR) – Yutaro Komuro, Ph.D.

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    Joint Seminars in Neuroscience (JSN) – Gavin Rumbaugh, Ph.D.

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    Integrative Center for Neurogenetics Seminar (ICNG) – Abril Morales, Ph.D.

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    Neurology Grand Rounds – Jacob Robinson, Ph.D.

  • 1:00 pm

    Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Affinity Group – Gullin Oz, Ph.D.

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    UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative Grand Rounds

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    ICLM Journal Club – Caitlin Goodpaster

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    JSN – New BRI Member Short Talks

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    Neurology Grand Rounds – Timothy Brown, Ph.D.

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    UCLA Stein Eye Institute Distinguished Lecture – Joshua R. Sanes,Ph.D.

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    Neurology Grand Rounds – Gretchen Birbeck, M.D., MPH, DTMH

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    Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Affinity Group – Wolfgang Bogner,Ph.D.

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    Neurology Grand Rounds – Matthew Botvinick, M.D., Ph.D.

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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

June 2022 – Estrogen receptor alpha immunofluorescence (green color, Alexa 488) in the human macula utricle vestibular sensory epithelium (20 micron thick formalin fixed cryostat section. In red is acetylated tubulin (Alexa 594). DAPI in blue, 400x magnification. Image generated with the SP8 Light Sheet Laser confocal microscope at the ALMS (CNSI). By: Dr. Ivan Lopez

#1 Educational Program

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


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

Over 270 +

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