RESEARCH INITIATIVES

CNSI provides a unique collaborative atmosphere that leverages pooled talent and resources to address the most serious and perplexing questions of our time.

Research priorities of the CNSI at UCLA build upon the work of our Members, over 150 leading faculty representing nearly 35 Departments. CNSI provides a unique collaborative atmosphere that leverages pooled talent and resources to address the most serious and perplexing questions of our time. The Institute facilitates powerful collaborations among world-class scientists in fields ranging from applied mathematics and engineering to the natural and biomedical sciences. By leveraging the Institute’s central location in the heart of UCLA’s Court of Sciences and proximity to UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, CNSI supports problem-based, team science initiatives in targeted areas.

Nanomedicine for Cancer
Beyond CMOS
Sustainability
Precision Antibiotics
Tools for Discovery
Stem Cell Nanomedicine

Research priorities of the CNSI at UCLA build upon the work of our Members, over 150 leading faculty representing nearly 35 Departments. CNSI provides a unique collaborative atmosphere that leverages pooled talent and resources to address the most serious and perplexing questions of our time. The Institute facilitates powerful collaborations among world-class scientists in fields ranging from applied mathematics and engineering to the natural and biomedical sciences. By leveraging the Institute’s central location in the heart of UCLA’s Court of Sciences and proximity to UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, CNSI supports problem-based, team science initiatives in targeted areas:

Nanomedicine for Cancer
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Sustainability
Precision Antibiotics
Tools for Discovery
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Research Facilitation

The CNSI Grants Facilitation Team works to catalyze interactions between new and existing teams of researchers to develop collaborative proposals that cross disciplines and support the key research mission of the Institute. Our team offers organizational assistance including meeting scheduling, budget construction, editing, and writing assistance to meet submission deadlines with polished proposals in compliance with government, university, and sponsor regulations and requirements.

Research News

March 4, 2019 | UCLA-led study could point to ways to better control inflammation in autoimmune diseases

March 4, 2019 | UCLA-led study could point to ways to better control inflammation in autoimmune diseases

Hypothermia Devices Inc., a Brentwood-based medical device company that develops patient cooling-and-heating machines for emergency vehicles and hospitals, has raised nearly $11 million in investor funding, according to a Nov. 6 securities filing. March 4, 2019 |...

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February 25, 2019 | Lab-grown mini tumors could help identify personalized treatments for people with rare cancers

February 25, 2019 | Lab-grown mini tumors could help identify personalized treatments for people with rare cancers

UCLA scientists have developed a new method to quickly screen hundreds of drugs in order to identify treatments that can target specific tumors. February 25, 2019 | Lab-grown mini tumors could help identify personalized treatments for people with rare cancers New...

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