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Antonios Pantazis, PhD, has been awarded a prestigious Scientist Development Grant by the American Heart Association National Center Research Program. The title of the award is “The Molecular Basis of Beta Subunit Modulation of the Human...

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Dr. Antonios Pantazis is awarded highly-competitive Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association

WARC 2014


July 1st, 2014

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hosted the 52nd Annual Western Anesthesia Residents' Conference (WARC) in Los Angeles, California on May 2-4, 2014. UCLA was well represented with 23 presentations (14 poster presentations and 9 oral presentations). Soban Umar, M.D.,...

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WARC 2014

An Announcement


June 17th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Philip Levin as interim Medical Director at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.  He will help us fill the very large shoes of Dr. James Atkinson, who is...

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An Announcement


      In May 2014, Division of Molecular Medicine received four new research fellowship from American Heart Association, a remarkable success when the competition is increasing dramatically due to decreased overall funding.  Congratulations to the fellows and the...

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More AHA Award for Fellows at Division of Molecular Medicine


This year’s Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA) meeting, held in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, took place at Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March...

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UCLA faculty and fellows participate at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting


Dr. Johnathan Pregler, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, has been appointed Director of Operative Services of the Westwood Campus.  Dr. Pregler has served as the Director of the UCLA Westwood Surgery Center since 1996. Dr. Sam Wald,...

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Dr. Pregler, Director of Operative Services, Westwood Campus

My Mission to India


February 23rd, 2014

When Dr. Swati Patel, our department pediatric chief, approached me to join her on a mission to India with Medical Missions for Children (www.mmfc.org), I literally jumped at the opportunity. During my last year of residency...

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My Mission to India


The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative medicine recently announced the Grand Prize Winner of the First Annual Jordan D. Miller Safety and Innovation in Medicine Award. Dr. Fereidoun Abtin, Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of...

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The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine announces winner of the First Annual Jordan D. Miller Safety and Innovation in Medicine Award.