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March 11, 2014
Laura van ‘t Veer, PhD, was honored this week as one of the top female scientific innovators in Europe, winning one of the 2014 European Union Prizes for Women Innovators.
March 07, 2014
In its fourth year of supporting early translational research, the Catalyst Awards program wrapped up its Fall 2013 cycle with nine finalists presenting their research ideas to industry and academic experts in research, product development and commercialization.
January 21, 2014
Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist and director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is leaving UCSF at the end of February to become the inaugural dean of the Dell School of Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin.
October 14, 2013
Through support from the Catalyst Awards, UCSF researcher Aditi Bhargava is working to develop a method for delivering small-molecules to a specific target group of cells for treatment of pain.
October 14, 2013
A UCSF opthamologist and bioengineer are collaborating to develop a tiny, flexible, implantable film that's able to deliver conventional medicines and also complex antibody-based drugs to treat eye diseases.
October 14, 2013
A team of UCSF researchers developing cell-based therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome benefited from advisors who helped identify gaps in their development plan.
October 14, 2013
Teams of scientists at UCSF are collaborating to build upon existing imaging techniques and find new ways to monitor diseases using creative applications of emerging technologies.
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.

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