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Funding agency: National Center for Research Resources
Grant amount: $81.3 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Dr. Steven M. Dubinett, director of the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI )
Summary: CTSI is an academic-clinical-community partnership designed to accelerate scientific discoveries and clinical breakthroughs to improve health in Los Angeles County.

Funding agency: National heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Grant amount: $10.7 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Dr. James N. Weiss, chief of the Division of Cardiology
Summary: To study the mechanisms of lethal cardiac arrhythmias using a systems approach integrating mathematical modeling with experimental biology at the molecular, cellular and organ levels.

Funding agency: California Department of Public Health
Grant amount: $9.3 million
Grant duration: 3 years
Principal investigator: Dr. Mark S. Litwin, chair, Department of Urology
Summary: To provide free, high-quality treatment for prostate cancer to uninsured or underinsured men throughout California.

 





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