Lab Members

 

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Dr. Brent Fogel obtained a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from the Medical College of Wisconsin as well as an M.D. degree. He completed his residency training in Neurology at UCLA as well as a research fellowship in Neurogenetics. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Fogel’s research studies basic molecular mechanisms of neuronal function to understand how impairment can lead to neurodegenerative disorders such as cerebellar ataxia or neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism spectrum disorder. Clinically, Dr. Fogel directs the UCLA Neurogenetics Clinic where he is using genome-wide methods to identify rare and novel causes of neurodegenerative disease, particularly cerebellar ataxia, as well as various forms of leukodystrophy and spastic paraparesis. He is also a member of the UCLA Ataxia Center and directs the Ataxia and Neurogenetics Biobank Program. He has authored many research and clinical articles, reviews, and book chapters on spinocerebellar ataxia, clinical neurogenetics, and neurodevelopmental disease. Dr. Fogel’s work has been funded by the American Academy of Neurology, the American Brain Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Ataxia Foundation.

     

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Kathie Ngo

Juliana Valera

Kit To

LAB MANAGER

Darice Wong 

 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Amanda Jensen 

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Mamdouh Aker

Lily Bai

Rahul Chandrupatla

Timothy Isonio (2016 Bruins in Genomics Summer Research Program)

Martina Rama

 

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

 

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Cameron Baker

Lauri Greenberg Fogel (Lab Manager)

Amanda Wahnich

Xizhe Wang

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Ellen Cho

Kristen McDonald

Mimi Nguyen (2013 CARES Fellow)

Lynne Rosenberg

Patricia Stan

Mandy Wang

Tatyana Diaz

 

UNDERGRADUATE VOLUNTEERS

Lloyd Baik

Nisha Batta

Emily Batton

Sonia Kantak

Stephanie Pang

Sarah Pi

Shayli Swaim

Our Address:  

Brent L. Fogel, M.D., Ph.D. 

UCLA Department of Neurology

710 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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