Members of the UCLA Department of Neurology are on the forefront of research in the field. They are frequently published in neurology journals as well as featured in popular media. A sampling of recent research papers and publications is shown here. Other coverage can be found on each faculty member’s profile page.
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Dr. Thomas A. Rando, MD, PhD
Cells around our body & brain are affected by age. Using genomic technology, we can identify genes that might be important in the aging process. Dr. Thomas Rando discusses Death-seq, which aims to identify genes and mechanisms involved in cell death.
Dr. Beate Ritz, MD
Taking a certain number of steps for just a few days per week can significantly improve your cardiovascular health according to a recent UCLA Health study.
Dr. PhiOanh L. Nghiemphu, MD & Dr. Timothy F. Cloughesy, MD
Glioblastoma is a very aggressive brain tumor that can cause life-threatening effects. Drs. PhiOanh Leia Nghiemphu and Timothy Cloughesy discuss clinical research trial findings for glioblastoma treatment.
Dr. Mersedeh Bahr-Hosseini, MD, Dr. David S. Liebeskind, MD, & Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver, MD
Electrical stimulation of the brain can provide neuroprotective effects. In this study, Drs. Mersedeh Bahr-Hosseini, David Liebeskind, and Jeffrey Saver utilize cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (C-tDCS) to assist patients with stroke.
Dr. Richard Staba, PhD
Post-traumatic #epilepsy is attributed to seizure occurrence post-brain injury. Biomarkers for this epilepsy can be detected through MRI studies. Dr. Richard Staba discusses how to improve these studies to achieve more statistically significant results.
Dr. Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD
"Vanishing White Matter" (VNM) is a type of leukodystrophy that affects axons in our nervous system. There are currently no approved treatments. Dr. Brent Fogel is looking into establishing a protocol for clinical trials on this disease.