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.
The grant “will allow UCLA to continue our decade-long preeminence in groundbreaking autism research,” said Dr. Daniel Geschwind, director of the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment.
The grant will enable scholars to pursue new research, develop state-of-the-art digital resources and forge international collaborations.
The National Institute of Drug Abuse grant will go toward developing a resource and data center for use among researchers across the U.S. and Canada.
UCLA researchers intend to develop devices to help patients easily conduct their own health screenings and help doctors be aware of their patients’ long-term risks.
Scientists will use the funds in part to develop medications to prevent organ rejection after surgery.
Team led by UCLA, UCSF receives $8 million to study virus that often strikes after kidney transplants
The group’s research will aim to identify new strategies for combating cytomegalovirus, a frequent cause of organ rejection.
The National Endowment of the Humanities has awarded the museum a $250,000 grant for “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths,” which is scheduled to open in June 2018.
Nursing postdoctoral fellow at UCLA will use the arts to help eliminate stigma associated with mental illness among African Americans.
UCLA has been awarded a grant to help encourage participation and cultivate the talent of students in the natural sciences, especially underrepresented ethnic minorities, first-generation college students and working adults with families.
UCLA computer science professors Sriram Sankararaman and Ameet Talwalkar have received a $718,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Researchers from seven institutions are studying the well-being of adolescents and young adults with the virus or at risk for infection.
UCLA researcher Andrew Goldstein has been awarded a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society to fund his research on prostate cancer. Goldstein is an assistant professor-in-residence in the departments of Urology and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, and a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA.
The grant will assist in the completion of research for Robert Chao Romero's current book project, “The Brown Church: Towards a Latina/o History and Theology of Liberation.”