Explore Research Innovation at the David Geffen School of Medicine
UCLA Health / David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) is committed to supporting faculty entrepreneurs to develop innovative technologies to advance biomedical breakthroughs, novel therapeutics and cures for patients. This website is to help aggregate staff, resources, roles and responsibilities for those seeking to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship within the school and across campus.
The information is broken into two sections, the first showcases opportunities for faculty to apply for financial support, and the second section showcases workshops, resources, and key contacts for DGSOM faculty.
UCLA grabs the top spot among 225 universities in business creation
Since joining UCLA’s faculty in 1988, urology researcher Arie Belldegrun has developed a specialty: starting companies with the university’s help. “UCLA provides opportunities to professors and students who are interested in creating a business,” Belldegrun said. “It’s a win-win because we stay as professors and UCLA benefits because they are also shareholders.”
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The David Geffen School of Medicine, TDG, Engineering, Physical Sciences and others are participating in a campus wide competition to advance therapeutics, medical devices - diagnostics, and digital health technologies. Apply now for funding to support your commercialization project.