The NIH awarded $27.2 million to UCLA to lead the new phase of an effort to enhance diversity in the biomedical workforce.
Funds from California’s stem cell agency will support research on a blinding eye disease, cancer and an immune disorder.
The funds will help advance work in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of the disease
A separate grant of $3.3 million will fund a study on the effectiveness of text messages for helping people adhere to their treatment regimens.
The new Biodesign Hub in Los Angeles will focus on developing medical technology and digital health tools.
The funds will support a phase 1 clinical trial of a treatment for advanced sarcomas and other cancers.
The grants will go to interdisciplinary projects done in partnership with a community organization or system working to support children and families in Los Angeles.
The $3.7 million, three-year grant will go toward research aimed to develop imaging technology that allows the recording of tens of thousands of neurons to better understand how the brain goes awry in disease.
$5.1 million grant will fund research to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding eye conditions
The award by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine brings hope to those dealing with untreatable blindness such as macular degeneration.
Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, gives $5.5 million to support Documenting Global Voices.
Researchers from the School of Dentistry and the David Geffen School of Medicine will use a technology created in the lab of Dr. David Wong from the dental school.
The state-funded IMPACT program provides access to free treatment for uninsured and underinsured men in California.
The awards are part of an L.A. Care initiative intended to recruit more physicians to serve Los Angeles County’s most vulnerable residents.
The Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables center will help accelerate research on new types of chemistry and materials that can help improve batteries’ capacity, stability and safety.
The new work will continue a study that began in 2013 with a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Latest Gates Foundation grants will advance research on educational inclusion and global immunization
The awards, which total nearly $2.3 million, will support work by professors at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
An earlier $2 million grant from the foundation established the California Policy Lab in 2017.
The award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will be used to compare care delivered through a health system with care that occurs in a community-based setting.
The five-year award is intended to fund a research project that addresses the needs of both patients and caregivers.
The five-year project funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will involve three projects to investigate factors that accelerate and prevent the re-emergence of HIV.
Delta Dental of California awarded the grant, which will support student dentists to care for some of the most vulnerable patients in the state.
The five-year award will support work to identify the “missing pieces of the puzzle” behind the disorder.
Ten years after it was introduced, vaccination rates among U.S. adolescents remain low. Research led by Roshan Bastani will examine strategies for getting more adolescents to receive the vaccine.
The award from the John Templeton Foundation will help researchers address how much power individuals have over their own health.
The grants totaling more than $10 million highlight innovative biomedical research projects.