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March 21, 2013
An innovative project to develop a potential therapy to treat a wide range of cancers has won a major UC San Francisco award that aims to drive promising early-stage research through the complex process of translating ideas into patient benefit.
October 02, 2012
Although it’s proven that contraception prevents pregnancy, it’s also clear that many women who don’t want to get pregnant don’t use or don’t have access to contraception. Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS, a family physician based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, used implementation science to help women navigate this issue.
October 02, 2012
Ralph Gonzales, MD, a professor in the UCSF School of Medicine, and director of the Implementation Science program at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, answers frequenlty asked questions about the growing field of implementation science.
October 02, 2012
A patient in rural Uganda is diagnosed with tuberculosis but never begins treatment. In Vietnam, someone with infectious TB might never be diagnosed because the health center is too far away. Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, is working to address challenges in Uganda and Vietnam by applying techniques of implementation science.
August 08, 2012
UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is helping UCSF investigators connect with other experts in fields ranging from global health and biostatistics to study design, regulatory knowledge and participant recruitment.
March 27, 2012
The UCSF community is invited to hear Allan Basbaum's lecture, “The Neurological Basis of Pain and Its Control,” on April 17 as part of the Second Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science.
March 12, 2012
UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Instiute has expanded its board of directors to focus on accountability and to reflect the interests of the broader University community.
December 22, 2011
In a commentary published in the November issue of Academic Medicine, top recruitment experts at UCSF urge academic medical researchers to embrace new methods for recruiting participants into clinical trials.
December 13, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, former president for product development at Genentech, is featured in a video interview for BioCentury Publications Inc., a major biopharmaceutical news media source, which first aired online on Dec. 11.
November 22, 2011
Although the vast majority of Americans understand the importance of taking part in clinical research to advance medical science, three in four adults have little to no knowledge about how clinical research works or how to participate. UCSF is trying to bridge that information gap.

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