Basic Science

Team-based inquiry

Transforming health and healthcare with team-based science and collaborations.

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This is a place where ambition meets joy, where science matters, and where you chase breakthroughs with colleagues who get it. Researchers in our basic science departments answer fundamental questions and open doors to transformative technologies and life-saving treatments. Find a collaborator

Basic Science Departments

UCLA scientists and physician-scientists are expanding the boundaries of human knowledge and developing the next generation of treatments and cures in order to alleviate human suffering.

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