Harbor-UCLA is not only a Los Angeles County hospital, but one of the major academic hospitals of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Harbor UCLA is also affiliated with the the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed). LA BioMed is one of the most prominent independent research institutions in the United States. In addition, LA Biomed and Harbor-UCLA are part of the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science
Institute (CTSI). With the mission of creating a borderless clinical and translational research institute that brings UCLA innovations and resources to bear on the greatest health needs of Los Angeles, the CTSI is an academic- clinical-community partnership designed to accelerate scientific disc