Lab Members

 

BrentF

 

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

LAB MANAGER

Darice Wong

 

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Shradha Mukherjee

Kathie Ngo

Petar Petrovic

 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Dona Aboud Syriani

 

UNDERGRADUATE VOLUNTEERS

 

CLINICAL NEUROGENOMICS RESEARCH CENTER

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Martina Rama

Darice Wong

 

CLINICAL NEUROGENOMICS STUDENTS (CNS)

Sophie Ahmad

 

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Cameron Baker

Rond Malhas

Kit To

Juliana Valera

Amanda Wahnich

Xizhe Wang

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Mamdouh Aker

Lily Bai

Rahul Chandrupatla

Ellen Cho

Tatyana Diaz

Timothy Isonio (2016 Bruins in Genomics Summer Research Program)

Kristy Lin

Yuanming Mao

Kristen McDonald

Mimi Nguyen (2013 CARES Fellow)

Lynne Rosenberg

Patricia Stan

Ronald Yang

Mandy Wang

 

UNDERGRADUATE VOLUNTEERS

Lloyd Bai

Nisha Batta

Emily Batton

Sonia Kantak

Stephanie Pang

Ayesha Parikh

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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