Lab Members

 

Brent Fogel MD, PhD.

Dr. Fogel is currently a Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Fogel’s research studies the molecular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders. Clinically, Dr. Fogel directs the UCLA Neurogenetics Clinic where he uses 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. Dr. Fogel also directs the UCLA Clinical Neurogenomics Research Center, a department wide biobank and data repository connecting patients with neurological disease to ongoing molecular, cellular, and genetic research studies. 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, rare genetic disease, 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

FOGEL LAB MANAGER

Darice Wong, PhD

 

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Veronica Avila

 

GENETIC COUNSELING

Hannah Stevens

Sonya Watson, MS CGC

 

GRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Kathie Ngo

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Ani Eranki

Shaun Liu

Jayasree Peri

 

 

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

STAFF RESEARCHERS

Cameron Baker

Rond Malhas

Petar Petrovic

Martina Rama

Kit To

Juliana Valera

Amanda Wahnich

Xizhe Wang

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Mamdouh Aker

Lily Bai

Rahul Chandrupatla

Ellen Cho

Tatyana Diaz

Niharika Duggirala

Timothy Isonio (2016 Bruins in Genomics Summer Research Program)

Kristy Lin

Yuanming Mao

Kristen McDonald

Mimi Nguyen (2013 CARES Fellow)

Lynne Rosenberg

Cheyanne Shariat

Patricia Stan

Dona Aboud Syriani (2020 UCLA Science Dean’s Prize)

Dario Tommasini (2021 UCLA Life Science Dean’s Award for Neuroscience Research)

Mandy Wang

Ronald Yang

Eileen Zu

 

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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